Where Clarity Grows

"Challenge yourself and strive to excel outside of your comfort zone."

Emily May

VP, Strategy

How does this sound? As a strategic powerhouse with 10+ years in the industry, Emily specializes in seamlessly navigating complex business challenges and empowering teams with the sound research (see what we did there?) and solid strategic foundation necessary to achieve success. Sounds great, right? Just wait until you meet her.

Especially good at:
Leading teams, both in upstream innovation work as well as in traditional advertising and design, for a broad range of industries, including healthcare, beauty care and global CPG.

Favorite part of the work:
Finding consumer insights that change the course of the project in a big way. It’s exhilarating to learn that we should turn left instead of right—and that decision is clear and the rewards are imminent.

Alter ego:
A Mastermind (but not the evil kind). “I always have a plan or a scheme to make things work better, run smoother or help team members (including myself) think more clearly about the challenge at hand.”

News Feed

February 6, 2018 Accelerator

How to Tidy Up Your Brand

By Emily May

What A Famous Japanese Cleaning Consultant Can Teach Us About Branding I tend to start every year by tidying up my home, and this year—hoping to add a little bit of efficiency and thoughtfulness to the process—I picked up a copy of the bestseller “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Related

December 22, 2017 News

May Promoted to Vice President, Strategy

By Emily May

Seed Strategy is pleased to announce the promotion of Emily May to Vice President, Strategy. In her new role, May will take on a broader range of strategic leadership responsibilities and continue to foster growth within the agency. Since joining Seed in 2011, May has maintained a prominent role in guiding client and internal teams […]

March 15, 2016 Accelerator

5 Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

By Emily May

As much as I try to keep up to date on the popular business books and manuals out there, I always feel like I’m out of time, behind or just not engaged. Enter my love of podcasts. Related

March 8, 2016 News

May Promoted to Senior Strategist

By Emily May

Seed Strategy is thrilled to announce that Emily May has been promoted to Senior Strategist. In this new position, May will call upon her vast experience and strategic vision to empower teams to form and achieve exciting business objectives. Related

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