VML Hires Pair of Senior Technology Directors

By Erik Oster 

VML has hired a pair of senior technology directors.

Jerod Overley arrives at VML in the role of group director, data technology and John Heryer rejoins the agency as group director, technology, mobile development.

Overley will be tasked with overseeing the agency’s data sciences group, based out of the agency’s Kansas City office, while reporting to North American managing director of analytics and insights Eric Beane. He previously led the analytics and insights group at Boehringer Ingelheim and arrives at the agency with over 20 years of experience.

Heryer will lead the agency’s software software practices out of its Kansas City office, reporting to managing director, global software architecture and development Jason Bedell. He returns to VML following nearly a year and a half as technical solutions architect for PayIt. During his previous stint with the agency he served as technical architect for a little over three years.