Ovidio (Ovi) Vitas is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of financial services and insurance distribution leader, AmeriLife, where he has responsibility for digital product and marketing strategy of over 50 independent companies.
Previously, Ovi served as Executive Vice President and Chief Brand and Digital Officer for Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE:VAC), with global oversight of brand and digital business units for more than 120 Vacation Ownership resorts, over 700,000 owners, and 7 iconic global brands, including St. Regis, Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, Westin, and Sheraton.
He has managed a wide range of consumer product categories – ranging from entertainment to apparel – and has worked for a variety of well recognized brands and companies including NBC, Warner Brothers, EA SPORTS, and Reebok. During his career, Ovi has led various aspects of marketing and brand development including global advertising, product marketing, partnership development, brand strategy, digital product, and more.
Ovi received his undergraduate degree in Human Organization & Development from Vanderbilt University and MBA from Cornell University, with a semester MBA focus abroad at ESADE (Barcelona, Spain).