Vincent “Vince” Ford is Vice President, Audiences & Innovation for the New York Philharmonic. In his current role, he leads Marketing, Customer Experience, Digital Business, and Media teams. Vince has more than 20 years of professional experience developing ecommerce platforms and digital campaigns, building high-performing teams, and leading complex, enterprise projects. Prior to his position at the New York Philharmonic, Vince led digital marketing for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and worked in various digital capacities for Rollins Inc., NetVendor, and Autodata Inc.
Vince developed and teaches the course “Digital Strategy in the Arts” for Columbia University’s Arts Administration Master’s program and is regularly engaged to speak about strategy and trends across the performing arts. Vince completed his MBA at Emory’s Goizueta Business School, earned a DBA from the Fox School of Business, and earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Georgia in French Horn and Music Education.