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Chief Executive Officer


Yuriy is the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Front Row. He previously served as the President of DentsuX, a prominent global media agency. Managing prestigious clients like LVMH, Jaguar Land Rover, Hitachi, Upfield, and Galderma, Yuriy played a pivotal role in their success. At Dentsu, he was a member of the Dentsu Media M&A committee in the U.S. and a key figure in the core leadership team.

Before his tenure at Dentsu, Yuriy co-founded Gravity Media, a leading multicultural advertising agency with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London. Established in 2009 with three partners, Gravity experienced exponential growth and gained recognition as one of America’s fastest-growing companies, earning a spot on the Inc. 500 list. Serving notable clients such as the U.S. Army, Western Union, Caesars Entertainment, Inter Milan, and GM, Yuriy’s leadership drove Gravity’s success. In 2016, he led the successful acquisition of Gravity by Dentsu.

Yuriy holds an MBA from Pace University and has also earned an OPM degree from the Harvard Business School.