As Founding Partner of BBMG, RAPHAEL BEMPORAD unites branding, sustainability and innovation to help organizations unleash shared value. An expert in brand strategy, CSR/cause marketing and public affairs, Raphael is a passionate champion for a new approach to branding that’s driven by participation, collaboration, shared values and mutual relationships.
He has directed recent branding and marketing programs for clients such as adidas, CLIF Bar, Disney, Eileen Fisher, L’Oréal Paris, NBC Universal, Nestlé, Samsung, Target and Walmart.
Raphael also has an extensive background in political communications, getting his start as a press aide to Texas Governor Ann W. Richards. He also served as communications director for the Texas Democratic Party, as communications director for Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), and as press secretary for U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas).
Raphael received his BA in Philosophy with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently sits on the advisory board for the Center for Sustainable Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the board of directors for READ Global.