About Half Past Nine

Who we are

We are digital natives who break echo chambers and transform organizations

We were forged to fight against an agency model where communication is broken, where promises are empty, and where your strategy is lost in translation.

Join forces with us, a true partner and growth team, delivering senior-level expertise and unwavering execution to drive real progress and success.

Are 14 team
members strong
Have lived in 26
different countries
Speak 8 languages
Have 8 team members who have previously founded a business
Average 7 years of digital experience per team member
Have launched campaigns across 4 continents
New York

Our essence is in our name

Here, we view remarkable growth as the result of disciplined investment in the highest-yielding places.

We manage your digital investments like a hedge fund manages capital.

And every day the opening bell rings at Half Past Nine.

Let’s Grow

A team you'd be proud to call your own

At your service is an elite team built from the top 0.15% of applicants. Our team is comprised of rising-stars in strategy, advertising, communications, and data science.


Serial founder and GTM leader, Kenneth has spent his career leading GTM teams at companies ranging from Seed-stage to Series C. 

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Kenneth Shen


Jenner is a former agency leader responsible for growth at many of the most culturally relevant brands including Igloo, Wilson Football, the NFL, The North Face, and more

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Jenner Kearns

Chief Delivery Officer

From B2B marketing in SaaS and engineering to content specialist, Isla has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands, from finance to tourism and cosmetics.

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Isla Bruce

Head of Content 

Experienced in deploying paid media budgets ranging from thousands per month to millions per month, Brenden brings expert capabilities across search, social, programmatic, CTV, and DOOH.

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Brenden Delarua

Sr. Media Strategist

Research + development engineer turned data scientist, Vinay brings actionable modeling, predictions, and simplicity to the complex world of growth data. 

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Vinay Karode

Lead Data Scientist

Formerly the marketing team lead for 7 countries making up Xerox Eurasia, Katya brings 16 years’ experience in B2B technology marketing and communications.

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Katya Shishchenko

Sr. Marketing Strategist

Formerly the CEO of a direct-to-consumer e-commerce company, Jamie is a seasoned operations executive bringing organization and accountability.

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Jamie Chung


Bill is a Salesforce Marketing Champion 2021 with 16 years’ experience in sales and marketing alignment, revenue operations, marketing automation, and CRM.

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Bill Fetter

Revenue Operations

Former data engineering for JustEat, Alex brings 12 years of marketing data science, analytics, and engineering experience across B2B & B2C web + mobile applications. 

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Alex Belozerov

Data Engineer

Connie is a strategic business transformation leader with multi-industry, international experience, driving profitable growth by aligning organizations with a clear vision.

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Connie Harrolle

Healthcare Consultant

Architect turned designer, Melanie has over 8 years of graphic design and branding experience from tech startups to established corporations.

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Melanie Lepage

Graphic Designer

We bring experience from iconic brands

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And operate as a true extension of your team

Our unit-based teams of senior talent embed directly with your culture, employees, and external partners. You never have to worry about junior account managers or team changes slowing you down.

Today, Half Past Nine is very much a part of our team - they are an extension of our internal marketing team. We have excellent communication and we rely on their strategic guidance.

Peter Hargittay
CMO & VP, Business Development, Intellect
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