Mark Galley, Founder & President

Mark Galley has been creating world-class marketing executions across multiple ad channels since 1992. Today, he is the Founder of Spitfire Interactive, a digital creative shop. Clients include: GE, SUBWAY®, SONY, FOX Sports Network, Energizer, Schick, Playtex, Consumer Reports, LifeCare, Edible Arrangements, Munchkin, Bowflex, and more.

In addition to his duties as the Founder and President of Spitfire Interactive, Mark is the Associate Producer for the critically-acclaimed television show, “The Boys In The Hall” -- a FOX Sports Network production hosted by Tom Brokaw. The show features never-before-seen Fay Vincent interviews with some of the greatest Major League baseball players in history like Whitey Ford, Yogi Berra, Frank Robinson, Warren Spahn, Duke Snider, and more. It was the #1 rated show for FOX Sports in 2011 and will be airing a new season of episodes in 2012 and beyond.

A winner of countless industry awards, Mark pioneered many digital “firsts” like:

  • ad unit video/Flash synchronization (Mentadent, 1997)
  • humanaction™, the internet’s first banner ad networking technology odem Media, 2003)
  • networking of banner ads across multiple site properties (ineken, 2004)
  • social networking banner ads (Dice, 2005)
  • hidden interactive messages in TV spots (Heineken, 2005)
  • live simulcasts across online ad placements (GE, 2007)
  • POV role-playing school tour (Fairfield University, 2010)
  • Video game (football) for Yahoo! mobile platform (SUBWAY, 2010)

Before launching Spitfire Interactive, Mark was at the world’s first digital agency, Modem Media, from 1996-2006. Creatively leading world-class clients like AT T, GM, GE, SONY, IBM, Citibank, ESPN, Delta, Heineken, Philips, Kraft, Unilever, John Hancock, Compaq and more. Mark led the development of breakthrough digital experiences across websites, online advertising and especially, interactive video. In creating award-winning video products for clients and Modem Media themselves, Mark acted as writer, director, editor, casting director, and even talent. As a VP and Creative Director, Mark was voted Modem Media’s “Heart Of The Company” and soon thereafter, was selected to launch and head their Global Innovation Group.

Prior in the late 80’s and early 90’s, Mark worked as a copywriter in New York City creating magazine print ads. He then moved to Los Angeles as an actor/voiceover talent while also working in production for feature films like “The Fisher King,” and television shows like “Charles In Charge” and “Knot’s Landing” (even appearing in an episode opposite Nicollette Sheridan.) A few years later, Mark began traveling the country helping script, choreograph and produce large-scale special events for Fortune 500 companies. He also went on to be a popular disc jockey for the #1 classic rock station in Connecticut, 95.9 WFOX.

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