Davianne Harris
Davianne Harris
Partner and Head of Strategy
Davianne Harris is Partner and Head of Strategy at OBERLAND, a purpose-driven creative agency. Her passion sits at the intersection of cultural insights, brand creativity and building systemic equity. In 2020, Davianne led the launch of the agency’s DEI program, OBER-CHANGE, designed to educate and drive action towards equity within the agency. She is a published thought leader and Adweek contributor. Most recently, she co-authored OBERLAND's inaugural 2021 Purpose Forecast, a report on how brands can integrate impact into the DNA of their work beyond 2020, and the Purpose Tracker, a live roundup of brand campaigns taking a stand for causes greater than themselves.

Over the past 12 years, she has partnered with global brands to future-proof their business and brand models, including Nike, Google, Consumer Reports, Vans, Coca-Cola, Target, Red Bull, and Disney. Her work has been featured in Ad Age, MediaPost, Campaign US, Digiday, and WARC, to name a few.

As a woman of color, Davianne leverages her position to address systemic inequities. Davianne is a board member of Family Promise, a nonprofit tackling family homelessness, and an Advisory Board Member of Creator Force, an organization working to expand and diversify the creative class by offering education, inspiration and access to careers in creative fields.

Davianne holds a B.A. in Communication and Consumer Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Media, Culture and Communication from NYU. She enjoys fitness, travel and spending time with her husband and two children.