From brands to bands, Jay Manara has worn a variety of hats over the course of his career. Along with being an accomplished communications strategist, he can claim the honor of having toured across the U.S. and Canada as the opening act for KISS. 

With a data-driven, consumer-centric approach, he helps influential brands thrive by uncovering human insights. During his five years at Klick, Manara has played a critical role in commercializing dozens of new therapies, including treatments for patients with cystic fibrosis, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and epilepsy. One of his proudest accomplishments was helping launch Moderna’s Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. and Canada during the peak of the pandemic. Manara leverages digital technology to help brands thrive by playing to the beat of a different drum.