|Duke University, B.A.||1993|
|University of Cambridge, M.A.||1995|
Bant is the founder of Qnary, a business focused on empowering individuals to see, optimize, and benefit from their digital identities.
Bant Breen was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Achievement in 2010 and has a global communications background steeped in digital and innovation. Prior to joining Reprise Media, Bant served as President, 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 UM’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 for five years. Bant started his career as a WPP Fellow.
Bant is also a co-founder of OneBeat http://www.onebeat.tv. He is an early stage investor in Accordant Media http://www.accordantmedia.com , Mobitude, ASmallWorld http://www.asmallworld.net and an advisor for AlphaBoost http://www.alphaboost.com .
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 boys, Alejandro and Nico.