• Jono joins whiteGREY from The Monkeys/Accenture Interactive
Creative and digital agency whiteGREY has announced the appointment of Jonathan (Jono) Casley as chief technology officer.
Casley, who joins whiteGREY from The Monkeys/Accenture Interactive, is an industry-leading technologist operating at the intersection of creativity and technology. Equal parts systems architect and creative problem solver, he has delivered multiple digital experiences that positively impact customers, communities and clients.
Lee Simpson, CEO of whiteGREY, said: “We have built our agency on being as fluent in technology as we are in creativity and our diverse mix of thinkers help make this a reality. Jono’s arrival can only elevate and accelerate this further. And with Magda and Jono joining our exec team recently, it’s an exciting time for the agency.”
Casley has partnered with brands including Telstra, Audi, UNICEF, NRMA/CGU, Qantas, Ikea, Lion, Lifeline, Drinkwise and CBA.
His work has been recognised at creative, technology and effectiveness awards including Cannes Lions, FWA, D&AD, FWA, Webby, AWARD and Effies.
Casley said: “My passion lies where creativity meets technology, weaving experience design and interactivity into compelling narratives that cut through the noise. whiteGREY is the perfect place to do just this.
“The Tension Creates Extraordinary positioning particularly resonates with me. It closely aligns with my objective to use disruptive technology to challenge the status quo and move provocative ideas into the zeitgeist,” he added.
This appointment follows whiteGREY’s recent recognition as WP Engine’s top performing 2021 agency in Australia and the rapid growth of the agency’s technology and experience offering.
This strategic partnership follows the announcement that whiteGREY was WP Engine’s top-performing 2021 agency in Australia.
Strategic partner is the top level of WP Engine’s Agency Partnership Program, which is the largest in WordPress and helps agencies of all sizes use the world’s favourite CMS to grow their business.
The Sydney-based agency becomes one of only two strategic partners in Asia-Pacific.
whiteGREY is the Australian arm of the globally renowned Grey Group and part of WPP AUNZ, which is the world’s largest communications services group and comprises 5,500 people working across 60 companies on over 170 offices in this region.
Read more: whiteGREY named a strategic partner of WP Engine
Top image: Jonathan (Jono) Casley