Digital Media Solutions
Fernando Borghese is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the fastest-growing independent digital performance marketing company. In this role, Fernando is responsible the day to day leadership and management of the company, encompassing all lines of business. He has a successful track record of building high-performing teams that that deliver measurable impact for DMS and its award-winning vertical-specific brands within highly competitive industries. Under his leadership, DMS has achieved incredible year-over-year growth which has earned recognition on the Inc. 5000 list in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Over the past 16 years, Fernando has established himself as a dynamic marketer, revenue driver, and problem solver with broad experience working with startup, mid-size, and Fortune companies to create results-driven performance advertising solutions. Prior to DMS, Fernando was Executive Vice President at DMi Partners where he focused on developing performance based solutions for the firm’s clients.
Fernando’s drive and determination stem from over 10 years of competitive rowing where he was a US National Champion as well as competed internationally. In 2016, Fernando co-captained Team DMS with company CEO Joe Marinucci to overall victory in Race Across America (RAAM) while also raising over $50,000 in support of St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Fernando earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Trinity College-Hartford. He resides in in the Philadelphia suburbs with his wife and two daughters.