Our Vision

Build the best digital services company in the world

Fast Facts


Revenues in 2022


Digital Specialists


Clients across 30 offices in 20 countries on 5 continents


Growth in the last 3 years


Leaders and founders are DEPT® shareholders


Acquisitions since 2015

People at DEPT®


DEPT® focuses on building an agency that reimagines an industry rooted in traditions. When others turn right, we strategically turn left. Explore the ambitions behind our leadership.

Our leaders

Dimi albers

Dimi Albers

Chief Executive Officer

Missy F

Missy Foristall

Chief Operations Officer

Frank Schmid

Chief Development Officer

Mickey Kalifa

Chief Financial Officer

We are backed by the Carlyle Group

Since January 2020

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What makes us unique

The only global agency that is truly 50% technology and 50% marketing focused.

Digital transformation and products are at the core of your business and to the brand, creative and media that brings you to market. Our focus on technology and marketing allows us to partner with you across the full digital customer journey.

What makes us unique

A culture inspired by a pioneering spirit

We create digital products, services and campaigns that help brands stay ahead of their competition. Our global teams set the standards for innovation and creativity as the most awarded agency at the Webby Awards (the Oscars of the Internet) this year.

We are big enough to cope and small enough to care

We have the scale to work for any brand in the world, alongside an ownership model of a boutique agency. With more than 200 employees who are shareholders, we give our clients a personal, long lasting relationship with one or more owners of our business. This unique model inspired by the intimacy of a boutique agency alongside the scale of a global agency sets us apart from our competitors.



Brothers Paul and Bart Manuel found TamTam, a full-service digital agency in the Netherlands


TamTam partners with private equity firm Waterland to realize its international ambitions.


TamTam merges together with other international leading digital agencies to form DEPT®, a global agency that combines creativity, technology and data.


Dimi Albers is appointed CEO and DEPT® partners with The Carlyle Group to continue to accelerate its growth.

DEPT® expands into the Americas.


DEPT® is the first global agency to become a Certified B Corporation

DEPT® launches its Asia Pacific operations, headed up by former Havas Group CEO Vishnu Mohan.


DEPT® is named Agency Network of the Year by the Webby Awards and Agency of the Year by the Lovie Awards.


DEPT® launches DEPT®/AI and repeats as Agency Network of the Year and BASIC/DEPT® wins Agency of the Year at the Webby Awards

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