Shirley Au is President and COO of Huge, where she spearheads the company’s global business operations. Based in Huge’s London office, she is actively involved in defining and shaping the agency’s core disciplines, including strategy, planning, user experience, client services and technology.
Shirley Au joined Huge in 2004 as an engagement manager and the agency’s sixth employee and since then, she has played a critical role in directing the growth of the company. During this time, Huge has seen revenue and employee growth at rates of 50 to 100 percent year-over-year, for the last five years. She has also led some of Huge’s largest initiatives for clients including Kate Spade, JetBlue, Disney, About.com, FreshDirect, New York Philharmonic, Nutrisystem and the College Board. Prior to joining Huge, Shirley held marketing positions at AOL and New Line Cinema.
Shirley Au has been called one of The Most Powerful Women in Advertising and Adweek included her on its Young Influentials list of “superstars from media, marketing and tech.” She received a BA in Business Administration from Fordham University.
She lives in London with her husband and newborn son.