Bant Breen

Bant Breen

Founder, Chairman and CEO at Qnary Holdings
Greater New York City Area, Estados Unidos


Bant Breen is the Founder and CEO of Qnary. Qnary delivers online reputation management solutions for professionals, brands and enterprises. Qnary’s proprietary technology platform contains an arsenal of tools for professionals, brands and enterprises to monitor, control and optimize their digital information including images and videos, social media, and search results.

Bant was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Achievement in 2010 and has a global marketing and communications background steeped in digital and innovation.

Prior to launching Qnary, Bant served as CEO at Reprise Media. Bant had previously been President of Worldwide Digital Communications at Initiative where he launched the worldwide social media strategy and activation unit Prophesee. Before joining Initiative, Bant served as the Executive Director of the IPG Emerging Media Lab, created Ansible (IPG’s Mobile Marketing Agency) and led Universal McCann’s global digital communications offering. Bant also led the acquisition of Reprise Media in 2006. Before joining Interpublic, Bant was the Founder and President of a strategic marketing and communications consultancy affiliated with Dentsu Inc. Prior to that, he worked at Leo Burnett Worldwide. Bant started his career as a WPP Fellow.

Bant also serves as a board member, advisor, and strategic investor in several early stage start-ups.

Bant has worked and lived in Asia Pacific, Europe and the U.S. but now lives in New York City with his wife, Carmen, and two sons, Alejandro and Nico.


Founder, Chairman and CEO
New York, Estados Unidos
January 2017 - Present (5 anos 5 meses)
Bant Breen is the CEO of Harte Hanks, a publicly listed industry leader in data-driven, multi-channel marketing solutions and logistics. The Company has robust capabilities that offer clients the strategic guidance they need across the customer data landscape as well as the executional know-how in database build and management, data analytics, digital media, direct mail, customer contact, client fulfillment and marketing and product logistics. Harte Hanks solves marketing and logistical challenges for some of the world's leading brands in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Prior to joining Harte Hanks, Bant founded Qnary, an award winning reputation management solutions company for professionals, brands and enterprises. In 2018, Qnary was listed as one of the 5000 fastest growing company’s in America by Inc magazine and was also listed as one of the 360 best companies by Entrepreneur magazine. Bant now serves as Qnary's Executive Chairman and leads the Company's Board of Directors.

Bant started his career as a WPP Fellow and has spent his career in holding company and operating unit leadership roles at Publicis, Dentsu and IPG. He was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Achievement in 2010.
Founder and CEO
July 2011 - Present (10 anos 11 meses)
Qnary delivers online reputation growth solutions for professionals, brands, and enterprises.
Worldwide CEO
2010 - 2011 (1 ano)
Reprise Media is an award-winning search and social media marketing agency.
New York, Estados Unidos
September 2008 - September 2010 (2 anos)
Executive Director of IPG Emerging Media Lab
IPG Media Lab
April 2007 - September 2008 (1 ano 5 meses)
New York, Estados Unidos
2007 - 2008 (1 ano)
President, Futures Marketing Group
2007 - 2008 (1 ano)
EVP, Global Digital Communications
Universal McCann (IPG)
2006 - 2007 (1 ano)
Founder and President
Bant Breen LLC (affiliated with Dentsu)
January 2003 - December 2005 (2 anos 11 meses)
Global Corporate Strategy Director Arc
Leo Burnett/BCom3/Publicis
July 2000 - January 2003 (2 anos 6 meses)
Regional Digital and Integrated Communications Director
Leo Burnett - Europe/Middle East/Africa
October 1998 - June 2000 (1 ano 8 meses)
London, Reino Unido
June 1995 - August 1998 (3 anos 2 meses)


Master of Arts (M.A.) History

1993 - 1995 (2 anos)
Activities and Societies: University of Cambridge Tennis Team Recipient of English Speaking Union Scholarship

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Honors - History and Art History

1989 - 1993 (4 anos)

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