Tapad CEO and Founder Are Traasdahl (@aretraasdahl) has more than 17 years’ experience in mobile and digital content. He is a frequent contributor for outlets such as CNBC and Bloomberg News, and he has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Ad Age and other major news outlets. He was recently named Nordic Startup Awards' Founder of the Year in 2016 and EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014. Traasdahl also currently holds several board positions and heads Spring Capital, an investment holding company. Prior to Tapad, he founded Thumbplay, a mobile entertainment service that he grew to more than $100 MM in revenues in less than 3 years before he exited the company (the company, later acquired by Clear Channel, is now called iHeartRadio). He was previously a senior executive with Telenor Group, an international provider of telecom, data and media communications services.
Dag Liodden is Tapad’s Co-Founder and CTO. Dag oversees all technological advancements for the company, including Tapad’s notable breakthroughs in delivering targeted advertising across platforms. Prior to Tapad, he was the co-founder and CTO of Giant Leap Technologies AS, the premier Business Mobility solutions provider in the Nordic region. While there, Dag managed some of the largest wireless enterprise solution rollouts in Europe. He began programming at 6-years-old and has a Master’s Degree in Science, Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Dave Fall joins us with several years in senior roles at DoubleClick (including oversight of their Publisher products), he joined the Google team upon their acquisition of DoubleClick. From there, he served as COO of Clickable/SYNCAPSE, where he drove notable growth for the company. MBA in Operations Management, Rutgers and B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
More than a decade in finance/accounting with both publicly traded/privately-held organizations; includes key roles at Sonic, Fleming and New York Mercantile Exchange. University of Central Oklahoma, B.S. in Accounting.
As employee #5 at Tapad, Kate oversees products that tell the story of device unification for agencies, advertisers and brands. Formerly Product Director at MediaMath and a Lockheed Martin Senior Systems Engineer. BS in Systems Engineering from University of Virginia; MS in eBusiness Technology from Carnegie Mellon.
Jim Clark oversees all media and programmatic ad sales for Tapad. He has more than ten years of experience in media and programmatic advertising. He was most recently Vice President of Sales for Turn where he oversaw Turn Americas, a region representing the majority of revenue, comprised of six offices in the U.S. and one in Brazil. Under his watch, Turn revenues have grown 36X. Prior to Turn, Clark led the first auction-based display online ad sales team for Right Media, a company that was acquired by Yahoo! for $850 million in 2007. After departing Yahoo!, he was one of the first employees to join Turn, opening their New York office in 2008.
Susan Lietz brings more than 20 years of media, entertainment and consumer marketing experience to Tapad. Previously, she served as VP Corporate Communications for Thumbplay (now iHeartRadio) and oversaw its sale to Clear Channel. She has led Marketing Communication teams for multi-billion organizations, including Rodale Publishing, BMG International and EMI North America. Before that, she was involved in the video game industry, including the U.S. launch of Nintendo, and later, Microsoft’s X-Box.
Serves as SVP of Market Development for Television at Tapad. Marshall has worked at the intersection of television and digital for over a decade and launched the pay TV industry's first data management platform. In his current role, Marshall oversees Tapad's cross-device television products and partners. Prior to Tapad, he served as SVP – Product & Market Development at BlackArrow and held leadership roles at Microsoft Advertising, NBC Universal and GE. Computer Science and English Literature, Hamilton College.
Pål Høye, former lead at tech-renowned investment bank Goldman Sachs, has joined Tapad as SVP of Engineering. He brings nearly 20 years of technology experience to his role as Head of Engineering for Tapad, having delivered game-changing software to various industries for first rate business solutions. For the past six years Pål served as Vice President, Technology for Goldman Sachs where he managed engineering teams in the US, EMEA and Asia charged with building innovative, industry-leading technology platforms to enable strategic business growth. His prior experience also includes Global Program Management, Agile Coach/Thought Leader, Technology Architecture and Programming.
Lauren Laitman joins our Executive team as SVP of People with more than fifteen years' experience. Most recently she held a VP of People role for Collibra. Prior to that, she worked as an EVP of HR for Zeta Interactive and before that as an SVP of HR at Collective. B.A. in English from SUNY Albany and J.D. in Employment Law from Hofstra University.
Joins us as SVP, Product in NY. She is an accomplished product management executive with more than fourteen years building successful digital advertising products. Most recently, she was SVP of Product at Medialets, where she led strategy and execution to build the leading mobile measurement platform, and acquired by WPP. Previously, she held product leadership roles at AppNexus, Vibrant Media, McAfee and Efficient Frontier launching successful, global ad platforms. Masters in Computer Science, University of California.
Pierre Martensson joins as General Manager, APAC region. He comes to Tapad with robust leadership experience, having transformed, developed and grown global organizations. For nearly a decade, he ran operations throughout the APAC region, including in Sri Lanka and China (Oriflame) and inSingapore, South Africa, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines (Lux). Most recently, Pierre was CEO of Brandbassador, a Norway-based influencer platform. At the same time, he served as a member of the Board of Directors at Zinzino and WebOn Group. Pierre is also the previous CEO of Eniro Norway, one of the leading digital search companies within the media industry.
Several years of business development, account, sales and advising experience. Joined us directly from YuMe, a premium video ad network, where he served as Business Development - Publisher Network & Platform Sales. BS Communication and Business Studies, University of Rhode Island.
Ryan brings more than 10 years of engineering and systems administration to the team. He joins us directly from The New York Times where, as Sr. Systems Architect, he was responsible for the design and implementation of their operating system, virtualization and storage infrastructure. He studied at Columbia University.
Several years of sales, account management, strategy and media planning experience. Joined us directly from WebMD where he served as Director of Strategic Partnerships. Prior to that he was Account Executive for FoxNews.com. BA Communications and Business, State University of New York at Albany.
Brent Richey is Tapad's Vice President of Sales, Central. Brent has more than 10 years experience in media planning, digital strategy and online advertising. He joins us directly from AT&T AdWorks where he served as Senior National Account Executive of Internet and Mobile. While there, Brent increased revenues by 4,000%, earning him the 2012 IAB Salesperson of the Year for the Central Region. He has also worked at Dallas-based, full-service marketing agencies including Moroch, TM and PRACO. Brent earned his BA degree in Communications from the University of Arizona.
Come to us with more than ten years’ interactive digital sales experience. He joins us directly from Tremor Video where he started as Regional Sales Manager, eventually becoming VP of Sales - Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG). As Tremor's VP of CPG, Paul led the largest vertical category with $58m+ sales target (35% Y-O-Y growth) and managed clients such as P&G, L’Oreal, Merck, Coca-Cola, Clorox and Anheuser-Busch. B.S. in Business Administration, Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ).
David, award winning graphic designer and creative strategist, joins us with more than 15 years' experience as VP of Creative Strategy and Operations. He comes to us directly from Tremor Video where he founded and led their Creative Department for nearly a decade, overseeing the innovation and production of their interactive video ad unit offerings. Prior to that he held comparable roles at Elle.com and Synergy6. M.S. in Interactive & New Communication Technology and B.A. in Mass Communication, Florida State University.
Joins us with more than 15 years' business development experience. For the last six years, Nilay was at Getty Images in a number of roles including partnerships, acquisitions, product development, strategy and served as Getty's representative at Life.com in the role of CFO. Prior to that, Nilay spent five years at DoubleClick leading corporate development. B.S. Economics, Finance and Management, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School.
Joins us as VP - Global Brand & Agency Strategy with over eighteen years of experience in advertising. Her experience is in building a brand identity while mapping a strategic framework to get to the heart of what drives a customer to engage with a brand, but also to drive incremental sales growth. Most recently, at Soccer Waza and the Waza Flo, Jo was a Sales & Marketing Director. In this role, she was responsible for building marketing and sales plans and accountable for attaining $1MM in sponsors for group sales. Jo has been on the agency side for most of her career, though she grew up in media having risen through the ranks to being the Head of Global Ops for GM and Microsoft at Dentsu-Aegis. While at agencies, she was part of core pitch teams to win accounts with over $7B in combined media spends. B.S. in Marketing, The University of Massachusetts.
Joins us with more than fifteen years' experience across mobile marketing, strategic partnerships, acquisition strategy, business development, media plans, project management, and product launches. Most recently, she served as Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships at iHeartMedia. B.S. in Communications, Georgia Southern University.
Several years of solutions’ engineering, analyst and account management experience. Previously served as Solutions Engineer for Kenshoo where he assisted sales teams, presented custom-tailored product demos and facilitated the client onboarding process. University of Virginia, BS degrees in Finance and Management.
Joins us with more than seven years' experience digital media client services experience directly from Turn. During her five years at Turn, she worked with leading brands as an account manager before building out and running the east coast client services team. Previously, she was Lead Account Manager at Razorfish. B.S. in Applied Economics & Business Management, Cornell University (Ithica, NY).
Joins us as VP, Finance. Most recently, Wes worked as the VP of Finance for LitteThings.com. Prior to that, he worked in accounting, finance, and operation functions at Marriott International, TheLadders.Com and Hbloom.Com. B.S. Business - Boston University & MBA - New York University.
Joins our Data Sales & Business Development team as Vice President in APAC. Previously, he spent the last four years at The Trade Desk where he was the APAC Managing Director and first employee on the ground. In this role, Andy scaled the business across three countries as well as managed campaigns running across all thirteen major Asian countries. Prior to that, he spent over two decades within the advertising industry both in the US and Asia. Andy has also worked for companies such as Microsoft, WPP and Omnicom Media Group. MBA, University of Liverpool.
Several years of sales, account, online marketing and revenue management experience in the digital media space. Joined us directly from Yahoo! where she served as Strategic Account Director of Genome for Yahoo!. BS, Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations, California State University - Chico.
Joins us with more than eight years' digital media sales experience directly from Millennial Media. As an Account Executive, he was responsible for generating business in the Northeast from Horizon Media, Mindshare, MEC, phd and brand direct. He was previously an Account Executive at Jumptap (acquired by Millennial in November 2013). Chris joined Jumptap as a Sales Planner and played an important role in their West Coast expansion. B.S. degree in Business Administration and Marketing, University of Hartford in Connecticut.
Joins us from BrightRoll where he served as Senior Account Director of Platform Solutions. Previously, Jeff was a Director of Sales for appssavvy and an Account Manager for Time Inc. Digital. B.S. degree in Business Management, Western Michigan University.
Many years of account, strategy and media buying experience. Joined us directly from Centro where she served as Account Executive and West Coast Account Manager prior to that. BS Marketing, International Business and Spanish from Indiana University.
Joins us in Oslo as Head of Nordics with more than ten years experience in the startup and tech industry. Most recently, he worked for Adform where he served as Commercial Director and worked within the nordic management group. Prior to Adform, Steffen worked at Widespace, a premium mobile ad network, where he played a integral part in their success across the nordics by growing the team from 10 employees in 2011 to more than 200 employees and a $30MM business by the end of 2014. Steffen also launched one of Europe's first EDTECH platforms in Norway for a publishing company and managed his own business for several years.
Several years of wide-ranging software development experience from real-time bidding advertising platform (Scala), to consumer-facing social network-y web applications (Ruby), to air defense / command-and-control systems (C++). Joined us directly from another startup where he served as founding engineer and Lead Developer. BS Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park.
Several years of wide-ranging software development experience and problem solving. Joined us directly from Mint Digital where he served as Developer. Prior to this position, he was Senior Software Engineer at Thumbplay. BS Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.
Several years of front and back end development, search engine optimization and UI design experience. Joined us directly from Newsweek where he served as Developer and worked on front/back end applications development, UI design and project requirements. BS Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology.
Many years of marketing, media strategy and sales experience. Joined us directly from OMD Media Direction where she served as Media Strategist. BA Economics, Barnard College.
Several years of account, customer relations and marketing experience. Joined us directly from PointRoll where she held Project Manager and Account Manager positions. BA Communication Arts, Advertising and Public Relations, Marywood University.
Well versed in several software applications and language. Joined us directly from TE Connectivity where he served as Software Developer. BS Computer Science, University of Rochester.
Experience in sales planning, ad sales, marketing and business administration. Joined us directly from MD Optimore where she served as Executive Assistant to the Managing Director. BS Animal Science, Pre-Veterinary Curriculum and Spanish, University of Kentucky.
Several years of technology development experience. Joined us directly from an Engineering post at Flow.net, a streaming technology company. BA Anthropology, New York University.
Several years of account management and sales planning experience in the digital media space. Joined us directly from AdoTube, a video advertising company, where she served as Account Executive. Prior to that she held roles at YuMe and Dedicated Media. MFA Film and Television Production, Loyola Marymount University and BA Communications, Hobard and William Smith Colleges.
Several years of sales, account and media planning experience in the media space. Joined us directly from YuMe where she served as Account Executive. Prior to that she held the position of Account Executive at Outrigger Media. BS Marketing and International Business, New York University.
Several years of marketing, business administration and event planning experience. Joined us directly from trueEX, a financial technology startup, where she managed their marketing materials, online presence, employee relations and events. B.A. International Studies & Business Administration, University of Alabama.
Previously in the digital advertising space with Medialet as Ad Trafficking and Inventory Monetization Manager. In this position, he worked with publishers such as NBC Universal, Google, Millennial Media, and Mobile Theory. Prior to Medialets, Adam served as Ad Operations/Business Analyst at WebFinance Inc. He received his B.A. in History and M.A. in Economics from George Mason University.
Experience in project, ad campaign and account management. Formerly served as “Project Manager Team Lead – Major Accounts” at PointRoll. Villanova University, BS degrees in Psychology and Business.
Came to Tapad from SecondMarket as their founding engineer and Team Lead. Masters in Computer Science, National Technical University of Ukraine-Kiev Polytechnic Institute.
Formerly with PetFlow as Senior Software Engineer and Scrum Master for their system architecture, technological risk and development processes. Prior to that, he worked as a Software Consultant in Campinas (a.k.a. the Brazilian Silicon Valley). Drexel University, BS in Computer Science.
Formerly served as the Lead Unix Engineer at the New York Times, Digital with several years of experience in Unix, Network and Systems Administration. University of Connecticut, BA in English.
Joined our team Directly from MediaMath where he gained years of account and yield analysis experience as Director of Yield - Adroit Digital Solutions. New York University, BS in Marketing.
Experience serving in client-facing roles. Joins us directly from Coughlin Betke LLP, where she served a Legal Assistant. BA in History, Boston College.
Previously Client Services Manager for Adapt.tv, where she handled everything from managing revenue and client accounts to training the West Coast account management team. University of Southern California, BA in Communications.
Previous administrative experience gained at Signature Law Firm and Nutritional Wellness Center where, as Office Manager, she oversaw their practice expansion. Purchase College, BA in Media, Society & the Arts.
Has several years of account, campaign and digital media client services experience. Prior to joining Tapad, she served as Account Manager for Vibrant Media where she managed revenue for clients including HP, Intel, Microsoft, Scottrade and CDW Corp. Miami University, BS in Sports Management.
Joined us from the NYU Physics Department where she was a Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor specializing in the use of high-performance computing to study model space parameter optimization. New York University, BS in Mathematics, Computer Science and Hebrew Language. University of California, PhD in Physical Chemistry.
Joins us directly from adMarketplace where, as a Data Engineer, he developed software and several tools for the ad tech space. M.S. Computer Science, Stony Brook University (SUNY) and Bachelor of Technology Computer Science, National Institute of Technology (Hamirpur, India).
More than 15 years of project management and agile coaching experience at companies like The New York Times, Newsweek, and MLB Advanced Media. Joined us after several years of agile coaching and consulting at Valtech, a digital marketing and technology platform provider, and some smaller startups. Studied English, New York University, and Philosophy and Journalism, Hunter College.
More than 4 years' experience in sales and marketing operations analysis. Joins us directly from Persado, an analytics firm that provides optimal digital marketing messaging. While there, he implemented and managed Salesforce.com for international sales and account management teams. Previously, Mike was Sales Operations Analyst at Patch.com (AOL). B.A. degrees in Political Science and German Studies, Haverford College (Haverford, PA).
More than six years' web application and game development experience. Most recently, he served as Process Simulation Engineer for Corning Inc., where he developed GUIs for models and managed multiple projects. He was previously VP of Tech for CampusAmp, a campus organization event ticketing site. M.S. Engineering Candidate and B.S. degrees in Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY).
Experience serving in administrative, marketing, advertising and event-planning roles. Joins us directly from Johnstone Supply where she served as an Assistant. B.S. Communication Studies, James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA).
Joins us directly from Spongecell where he served as Technical Ops Analyst. Prior to that, he served as AdOps Manager and AdOps Specialist at Medialets. B.S. degrees in Business and Technology Management, Polytechnic Institute of New York University.
Joins us directly from North of Creative, a Dallas-based marketing firm, where he was in charge of developing client's integrated marketing and social media strategies. Previously, he was with Amazon as a Regional Sales Consultant in charge of developing accounts, creating advertising opportunities and analyzing sales metrics for AmazonLocal, Amazon.com's daily deals' marketplace. B.A. degrees in Business Administration and Accounting, Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA).
Comes to us with more than 12 years' creative director experience. Previously, Dex served as Co-Founder and Creative Director for This Is Our Day Job, an interactive design studio. He has consistently created award-winning designs and digital experiences for ad agencies and startups. Before starting his own firm, he was a Freelance Interactive Design Director for the advertising agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky. B.F.A. degree in Advertising, University of Santo Tomas (Manila, Philippines).
Comes to us with more than seven years of advertising experience directly from PointRoll, where - as Senior Strategic Digital Project Manager - she analyzed campaign performance for several of their largest clients. Prior to PointRoll, she was an Account Manager for Davis Advertising. B.S. degree Business with a Marketing concentration, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio).
Comes to us with deep experience in analytics, reporting and operations. He was previously at SDL Tridion, where he served as Global Sales Operations Analyst. Prior to that, he was a Sales Operations Manager for AudienceScience. B.A. degree in Western History, Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY).
Comes to us with more than seven years of media experience directly from Tribal Fusion (global online advertising provider) where, as Account Manager, she managed campaigns and client services for Microsoft, Kraft, RadioShack, Walmart, Macy's and other big brands. Prior to that, she was a Media Planner for 22squared, a Tampa-based advertising agency. B.A. degree in Communications: Advertising and Public Relations, Marquette University (Milwaukee, WI).
Joins us with twelve years of software engineering experience directly from Novus Partners where he developed a web platform. Previously, Mark was at Hearst Magazines where he lead the development of an enterprise content management system for digital publishing and circulation. B.S. degree in Human-Computer Interaction, New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Loek Hooft van Huysduynen joins us from the New York University (NYU) Physics Department where he worked in conjunction with The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN, Geneva) conducting research and teaching undergraduate-level physics courses. While there, he wrote C++ code to classify particle collisions for analysis and was a member of the ATLAS experiment team at the Large Hadron Collider behind in the Nobel Prize-winning God Particle. Earned his Ph.D. in Experimental High Energy Particle Physics from NYU, M.Sc. in Particle & Astro-Particle Physics from the University of Amsterdam and B.Sc. in Physics & Astronomy from the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).
Joins us with more than eight years' digital media experience focused on media strategy, planning and marketing. Most recently, Jackie was Director of Global Business Operations at 24/7 Real Media Group and later, when WPP merged their tech units, Xaxis. Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing, Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY).
Comes to us from an Associate Digital Ad Ops role at Starcom MediaVest Group. While there, David oversaw all digital operations for clients including Samsung North America. B.A. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Comes to us with more than ten years' digital sales experience directly from Amazon. In this role, Damian was National Sales & Business Development, working with brands to provide cross-platform, performance-based marketing solutions for Amazon Local customers. Previously, he was a Director of East Coast Advertising Sales for Shopzilla and eBay. B.A. Communications, Rutgers University.
Yury is a former Tapad intern who joins us directly from NYU’s Computer Science department where he was one of the core programmers responsible for creating the new, responsive NYU CS website. Additionally, Yury served as a Java, Data Structures, Computer System Organization and Russian tutor. B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from NYU
Joins us directly from Offerpop Corporation, a B2B social media tools provider. As Director of Professional services there, he managed projects, products and custom development work for top clients. B.S degree in Economics & Finance and B.A. in Sociology, Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY).
Joins us with ten years of experience in technical project management. He was previously a Product Manager for Borderfree, a global expansion partner for retailers. Prior to that, he served as a Multichannel Technical Engineer for Usablenet, a mobile and multichannel experience tech company. Masters in Electronic Commerce & Business & Undergraduate degree in Commerce, University College Cork (Ireland).
Joins Tapad with more than 15 years of experience in Unix, Network and Systems Administration. Most recently, he worked at Two Sigma Investments where he supported 6000+ systems; including high frequency trading machines and a large internal storage platform with multiple petabytes of data. B.A. degree in English & Literature, University of Virginia.
Joins Tapad with more than ten years' experience in IT and technical support. Most recently, he worked at Apple where he was a one-on-one Training and Client Support specialist for the almost eight years. A.A. Business Administration, Valencia College (Orlando, FL).
Comes to us with more than five years' human resources and employee relations experience directly from ?What If! Innovation Partners. As their Talent Guide & HR Generalist, she developed and implemented processes for all stages of employment, including planning, recruitment, onboarding and development. B.A. Communications, State University of New York (Albany, NY).
Joins Tapad from Six Spoke Media, a digital media agency, where he managed campaigns on multiple channels and networks. Previously, Eran served as a Research Assistant for NYU. B.S. and M.S. in Biotechnology from New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and M.B.A. from NYU-Stern.
Joins us today with more than three years' experience directly from Millennial Media. Dan cut his teeth into the ad-tech industry by starting off as a Media Planner at Jumptap. After Jumptap was acquired by Millennial Media he served as their Operations Analyst. B.A. Advertising/Communications from Rowan University (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).
Joins us with more than ten years' experience directly from Bionic Solutions. As VP of Product, Vinnie designed and launched Bionic’s web application that helps companies like GE and Tyco implement lean innovation methodologies and manage innovation projects toward commercial launch. Prior to that he held comparable roles at CityGrid Media, Clickable and Red Bricks Media. B.S. degrees in Information Systems & Finance from New York University and M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley - Walter A. Haas School of Business.
Joins us with more than five years' digital media sales experience. Prior to joining Tapad, Zack spent two-and-a-half years at Yahoo! as an Account Director, concentrating on retail and quick service restaurant business. He began his ad tech career in Sales at Interclick as a Sales Director, where he covered the Midwest for more than three years. University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Joins us with more than three years' digital marketing experience. Most recently, she served in Account Manager and Sales Planner roles at LSN Mobile, where she was an integral part of the original team that launched the initial suite of LSN products and helped to build the mobile sales and marketing platform. Prior to LSN Mobile, she was a Sales Coordinator for Netmining. B.S. Marketing, Rutgers University.
Joins us our Dallas Sales team with more than ten years' digital media sales experience directly from WFAA-TV where he was Senior Digital Account Executive. Previously, he was a Mobile Account Executive at AT&T AdWorks. Prior to relocating to Dallas, David lived in Chicago for 15 years and held comparable roles at ValueClick Media, YuMe and Shazam. B.S. Business Administration, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
Joins us with more than 15 years experience supporting technology products. In addition to Technical Account Manager and Product Manager roles at Clickable and Syncapse, respectively; he most recently served as Product Operations Manager at bMobilized. B.A. Information Technology, Rutgers University; B.A. Information Systems, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Professional Certification in Project Management, NYU.
Joins us with 13 years' experience in events and marketing directly from an international communications consultant position. Previously, she served as Sales Partner & Direct Marketer for LR Health & Beauty Systems GmbH (Leipzig, Germany). Prior to LF, Katrin held comparable events, marketing and publications in Germany and Canada. Graduate degrees in English & American Studies, Inter-cultural Knowledge Communication and Macroeconomics.
Joins us directly from Insight Data Science where he built a web application hosted on AWS to predict future activity in a given Github repository using Flask and D3.js. Prior to Insight Data Science, Gautham was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania for more than four years. In this role, he summarized terabytes of DNA sequencing data by scripting compute cluster array jobs, visualizing the analyses and correlating the results to various external data sources. Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and B.S. Chemical Engineering, Caltech.
Joins our NY Sales team with more than seven years of media experience directly from Omnicom Goup where he served as Associate Director of Digital. Previously, John held the position of Regional Sales Executive at IGN Entertainment. Prior to IGN, he held comparable roles at Craveonline Media and MindShare. B.A. Psychology, Fairfield University.
Joins us with more than three years' client services and digital media experience. Most recently, he was Digital Media Planner and Buyer at Zimmerman Advertising where he worked on the Tier 2 Nissan business. B.S. Human Ecology, The Ohio State University.
Joins us directly from Chamberlain Healthcare Public Relations where she worked with large pharmaceutical and small biotech companies. Prior to that Michelle worked with Fox 8 news where she assisted the production team with researching stories for news anchors and helped in producing key elements of the show. Michelle was also a contributor for the Huffington Post. Tulane University, B.A. Political Science and International Relations.
Joins our engineering team with more than 13 years of software development experience. Previously, Kurt was at Microsoft for the last eight years where he was a Principal Engineering Manager and Lead Software Development Engineer in Test, respectively. In these roles, he specialized in the test discipline working on a number of anti-virus software products, Microsoft Exchange Server and most recently the Office 365 portal. Before Microsoft, Kurt worked at Lockheed Martin in their Census division. B.S. Computer Science, University of Michigan.
Joins our creative services department where he plays a key role in building our custom rich media and interactive video advertising products and demos. Most recently, Jon worked as freelance Designer at Rare Salon where he did brand design, web design and development, as well as all promotional collateral. Prior to that, he executed projects for Todd English, DBG Modeling Management and Nuchas Times Square. B.A. in Communications Design & Advertising, City University of New York City Tech.
Joins us with five years of experience in the digital marketing space. Most recently, he worked as a Customer Success Manager at Oracle/Responsys where he helped customers use their marketing cloud software to improve their business. Hivan is currently earning his MS from Northwestern's Medill School in Integrated Marketing Communication with a specialization in Media Management from the Kellogg School of Management. B.A. degree in Political Science, The University of Chicago.
Joins us directly from Mediametrie where he worked as a Data Engineer focusing on computation engine performance. M.S. Computer Science, Georgia Tech. Masters in Engineering, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Electrotechnique, d'Electronique, d'Informatique, d'Hydraulique et des Télécommunications (Toulouse, France).
Joins us with more than five years of experience directly from Aero Studios. Previously, she held a business development and assistant positions at Louise Blouin Media, Creative Time, Gap Inc./Banana Republic and Artinfo.com. BA degrees in Management and Art History, University of Georgia.
Joins our Creative department directly from Tremor Video. While at Tremor he managed an international team (London & Singapore) that designed ads for Ford, Microsoft, P&G and Disney, among others. Additionally, Joe designed a suite of ad products for maximum reach and scalability, implemented creative workflow processes across departments and designed customizable websites for marketing initiatives. Attended Old Dominion University.
Joins our Sales Development Strategy team in SF directly from DigitasLBi where she worked as a Media Planner. In addition to playing an integral role in executing several successful cross-channel media campaigns, Jessica negotiated extensive added value packages, as well as allocated, managed and reconciled large-scale media budgets. B.A. degrees in Journalism & Advertising, Masters in Workforce Education from The University of Georgia.
Joins our Ad-Ops team in New York. Ben previously worked for Trees for the Future, an international NGO, after completing a fellowship with the BlinkNow Foundation in Nepal. BA in Environmental Studies, Elon University.
Joins our Account Management team with 5 years of client service experience directly from BrightRoll, which was recently acquired by Yahoo!. BA in Communication Studies and MBA, Pace University.
Joins our Account Management team in Los Angeles with several years experience in the ad tech space. Previously he worked on Search and Display campaigns at Yahoo! & Amazon. BA in Marketing and Management, University of Louisville.
Joins our Sales team in Atlanta with more than several years’ in digital media sales experience. Previously, she worked directly with media buyers, planners and clients on the agency side. In this role, she specialized in strict CPA, branding, awareness and mid-funnel initiatives. BBA, Georgia State University.
Joins our Sales team with more than nine years’ experience. Previously worked for Google in various Operations roles before transitioning to a career on Account Management for Stumble Upon. Marketing and Advertising, University of California-Santa Barbara
Comes to us with more than 5 years of experience directly from Conversant. In the role of Account Manager, she worked on the Ad Server side of the business. Prior to Conversant, she got her start in the Ad Tech world as a Sales Planner at Undertone. BS Marketing, Global Studies & Languages, Indiana University.
Join our Engineer team with 5 years of development experience directly from Knewton. Previously, he served as a Developer for Time Inc. and IBM. BS Software Engineering, Stony Brook University.
Joins us with four years’ marketing experience directly from Vibrant Media where she was a Senior Account Manager for the East Coast sales team. Prior to that, she worked in the ad sales department at ooVoo. BBA International Marketing, Pace University.
Joins our Engineering team with 11 years’ experience. Most recently, he worked for Microsoft Corporation for the last seven years on Exchange, MediaRoom and Office for iPad related projects. Additionally, he has spent several years writing video games for Null Ptr.Studios. BS Computer Science, Polytechnic University.
Joins our Data Science team, while simultaneously finishing her PhD in Statistics from the University of Oxford. Most recently, Charlotte completed an Insight Data Science fellows program in New York and researched statistical methodology for social network analysis at the University. B.A. in Statistics. University of Oxford.
Joins our Yield/Client Services team with experience in digital media. B.S. in Engineering, System Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania.
Joins us with more than twenty years’ of Software Engineering experience. Van joins us directly from SyncSort Inc. as a Software Engineer in Big Data. Prior to that he held comparable roles at PayPal and Bloomberg. He also has experience in distributed systems architecture, design and implementation, enterprise wide mission critical systems, distributed computing, multithreading systems, and agile. Masters in Computer Science, State Engineering University of Armenia.
Joins our Sales Development & Strategy team after spending her summer interning at Tapad. Prior to that she worked as a federal government intern at the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. B.A. Communication Studies, West Virginia University
Joins our Account Management team in San Fransisco with more than six years’ experience in digital media. Most recently she worked as a Senior Account Manager at TubeMogul where she worked with video and digital strategy, campaign management, and agency and trading desk clients. She started her career at Quantcast where she focused primarily on display and acquisition strategy. Communications, University of California
Joins our Engineering team with more than four years’ experience. He spent over a year as a Software Engineer for Cisco Meraki where he focused on cloud management of network devices.Computer Science & Mathematics, UC Berkely
Joins our Client Services team in Chicago with more than seven years' experience in account and campaign management. Most recently, Kimberly worked at Pandora as a campaign manager. At this role she was responsible for implementing, maintaining and enhancing cross-platform national advertising campaigns and In the last year alone, Kimberly delivered over $10MM of advertising revenue supporting two national senior sales executives. Prior to her career at Pandora, Kimberly worked at Digitas where she worked primarily with Bank of America. Communications, University of Colorado
Joins our Client Services team with more than one years of experience as a merger and acquisition analyst at Bloomberg LP. Prior to that she worked as an Intern for Granite Group Advisors and Bessemer Trust.Economics & French, Lafayette College
Joins our Sales Development + Strategy team with more than 12 years' Digital Media experience. Julie started her career as an Account Executive on the agency side and eventually transitioned to Media Planning. Julie has worked with clients ranging from Taco bell, KFC, Chrysler, Buick and Cadillac. Following her career as a media planner Julie joined BrightRoll as an Account Manager. Most recently, she was a Sales Strategist at Martini Media. Interpersonal Communication and a minor in Practical Writing English, Western Michigan University
Joins us with more than four years digital media experience. He comes to us directly from MEC where he worked across multiple accounts ranging from Accenture to AT&T. Syracuse University.
Joins us with six years of experience in the advertising industry both in digital and out-of-home. Most recently at eBay, he was involved in analyzing market trends, sales management and growing the market share in the greater Toronto area. Over the last five years, Brent has worked in Media sales where he built agency relationships and launched new products into the market. Before joining the advertising community, Brent worked in the children toy industry which, as you can imagine, was a lot of fun. Prior to the toy industry, Brent worked in children's licensed apparel. Marketing, George Brown College.
Joins us with more than three years of graphic and digital design experience. She's worked as a designer for the J. Jill Group in Boston as well as LF O'Connell, a boutique ad agency on Long Island. Some clients included Macallen scotch, Sam Ash music, and BM&M. Emmanuel College, B.F.A. degrees in Graphic Design and Art History.
Joins our Platform Solutions team as Implementation Engineer in NY. He joins Tapad with two years of experience gained at Yahoo, Inc where he was a member of the Content Analysis Platform team, building and maintaining Yahoo's best-in-class content enrichment platform. B.S. in Computer Science & Linguistics, Duke University.
Joins our Engineering team with five years' experience on both the demand and supply side of advertising. He's joining directly from Rubicon, where as Principal Developer, he continued to deepen his industry experience, as well as his architectural knowledge encompassing optimal concurrent design and effective horizontal scalability. B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Marist College.
Joins our Sales team in New York with more than six years' experience directly from Samba TV. As an Account Executive, he helped agencies, marketers, and broadcasters harness the power of 1st Party Television Data. Prior to Samba TV, he held comparable roles at Sizmek and Social Chorus. B.A. Marketing, SUNY - Plattsburgh.
Joins us with more than 16 years of Graphic and Digital Design experience. Most recently, he served as Digital Director at DIA, inc. in Norfolk, Virginia. In this role, Marc was responsible for creating, producing, editing and managing the agency’s online and digital content. Prior to DIA, he was the Senior Digital Designer at Lin Media where he designed and developed rich media advertisements for their 43 local television markets. Additionally, Marc also served as Creative Manager at Tremor Video from 2007-2011. Degree in Graphic Design, Old Dominion University.
Joins us with two years' experience as a full stack developer, specializing in building front-end applications and services. Michael comes to us directly from Gilt.com where he was originally an intern then hired on as a full-time software engineer. In these roles, he helped design and implement systems with a focus in clean, consistent, and well-organized code. BASc in Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo.
Joins us after a ten year stint with Microsoft where he worked on Windows Security, Microsoft Exchange, and Office for Mac/iOS. B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration, Carnegie Mellon University.
Joins us with more than 10 years of experience in the advertising space. He comes to us directly from Conversant, Inc. (formerly Value Click Media) where he leveraged Conversant's massive proprietary data and technology stack for clients such as: Angie's list, Bank of America, Sprint, Buffalo Wild Wings, CDW and TransUnion. Previously, he held comparable roles at digital media companies Ifficient, ConsumerBase and Q Interactive. B.S. degree in Marketing, Northern Kentucky University.
Joins us with six years of digital advertising experience directly from an Account Executive position at SessionM. Previously, Awesta was at Magnetic where transitioned from Account Manager to Account Executive and increased sales in a new market to over $1mm. B.A. degree in Business Management Economics, University of California - Santa Cruz and M.A. Psychology, John F. Kennedy University.
Joins us after recently graduating from University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where he majored in Advertising with a Media Sales Focus. He has held positions in Digital Advertising Sales at Viacom, and most recently, Account Coordinator and Project Manager roles at Current.
Joins us with seven years of Accounting experience in industries ranging from non-profit, translation services, luxury jewelry manufacturing, as well as advertising and music. Most recently, she was the Sr. Staff Accountant at The Blue Flame Agency. In this role, Hira processed and owned accounts payable, prepared monthly reconciliation packages for clients, reviewed employee expense reports, prepared journal entries and more. Degrees in Accounting and Economics, Queens College.
Joins us with six years of experience in the digital media space. Most recently, as Brand Director at Woven Digital (a niche for custom branded content) he interfaced and built strong relationships with client and agency partners. Prior to Woven Digital, he held a comparable role at Tumblr, where he collaborated with creative and social agencies to fully leverage the company's earned media potential. B.A. Business Administration and Marketing/Advertising, University of Michigan - Dearborn.
Joins our SysOps team in NY with more than ten years of IT experience. He spent the last five years in cloud services, most recently at KeepItSafe, a J2 Global Company as their Network Operations Manager. Prior to that, he spent five years working as an IT consultant for small to mid-size business. B.S. Computer Information Systems, Bentley College.
Joins us from Google where he served as a Site Reliability Engineer. In this role, he was part of their Technical Infrastructure team and was responsible for a blend of planning, administration and development across seven highly scalable, global backend services. He's been a professional "bit wrangler" since 1996, building online infrastructure for small startups and larger organizations, not just Google, but also Playboy and The New York Times. Electrical Engineering, SUNY - New Paltz.
Joins us with more than five years of digital marketing experience. Most recently, Kevin served as Product Marketing Manager for AppNexus and [x+1] where he lead internal and external marketing initiatives to drive product and feature adoption. B.A. Communications, Marist College.
Joins us with more than four years of experience. Most recently, she served as People Operations Associate for Game Changer, Inc., a sports tech company. Prior to that, she managed the full-cycle candidate experience at Rocket Fuel, handling 3-4 hires per day for most quarters, growing the company from 285-800+. B.S. Journalism and Advertising, University of Oregon.
Joins us with one year of administrative experience from Tremblant Capital Group and Macy's corporate office. Previously, he spent six years in the hospitality industry working in an array of establishments including Jazz, the production company at Lincoln Center. B.A. Communication Arts, Marymount Manhattan College.
Joins us with more than six years' experience. Most recently, he served as iHeartRadio's Android Developer and helped the Bernie Sanders campaign by developing an android client for their Connect app. B.S. Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Joins us directly from IPsoft, Inc, a service provider firm. In this role, he served as Senior Network Management and Service Design Engineer for more than eleven years. Boris started his professional career in a midsize investment firm as a Network Specialist in 2003. B.S. Electrical Engineering, The National University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute."
Joins us with more than four years of events, production and project management experience. Previously, he served as a Junior Art Director at Nicole Miller and before that an Assistant role at HMG, an event production firm. Currently completing a B.F.A. at Parsons School of Design.
Joins us with more than four years of publisher-side experience. She comes to us directly from Arkadium where she was the Senior Manager of Ad Ops and responsible for the programmatic monetization of Desktop/Mobile, App and Facebook games. She started her Ad Ops career at UBM Medica, where she focused on managing a team that owned direct sold and remnant digital revenue processes. B.A. Degrees in Political Science and International Relations, University of Connecticut.
Joins us with more than three years of experience directly from xAd. As a Front End Engineer and Designer, he collaboratively blended his skills as a member of the applications team with more than ten other engineers, while coordinating with the Agency Sales team. In this role, they developed and executed creative advertising concepts for multi-million dollar accounts including Google, Walmart, Home Depot, BMW, Capital One, and more. B.S. Advertising, Boston University.
Haley brings 10 years of marketing and public relations experience to our team. Joining us from Adelphic where she was the sole member of the marketing department. Previously, she was Marketing Manager at Nielsen, responsible for content creation and public relations. M.A. in Media, Culture & Communication, New York University.
Joins our Talent Acquisition team in NY with more than three years of technical recruiting experience. Most recently, she was as the primary Technical Recruiter at Collective[i], a big data startup. B.S. Psychology, Stony Brook University.
Joins us with more than four years' experience directly from an ed-tech start up, TechScholar, where he worked in product management. Jordan also has experience teaching English on Fulbright in Malaysia. A.B. History, University of Chicago.
Joins us with more than six years' experience in administration, operations and hospitality roles as well as a background in the arts and production management. B.A. Theatre Studies, Montclair State University.
Matthew joins our Engineering team after graduating from the University of Wisconsin - Madison where he earned a B.S. in Computer Science. Most recently, he interned with Xaxis where he helped create and manage mobile, video and display products and gained valuable knowledge of the ad tech space. Matthew has also interned at Major League Baseball Advanced Media where he aided in the development of their wide suite of mobile and console games.
Joins our Engineering team as a recent graduate. During his senior year of college he worked at MyQVO, a startup based out of Maryland, which focused on creating a web and mobile app aimed at improving education in middle and high schools. He has also worked at Verizon as a Cloud Services Intern. B.S. Computer Science, University of Maryland College Park.
Joins our team as Community Manager. For the duration of summer 2015, Kelsey interned for the Marketing Communications team at Tapad. Previously, she interned for Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group where she aided in developing their webpages and promoted artists’ social media presences. B.S. in Community & Nonprofit Leadership, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Joins our Platform Solutions team in the UK with more than six years of experience. Previously, Biren served as Technical Solutions Director with Lotame and Solutions Engineer at Adbrain. He has also successfully launched his own start-up serving the London commuter by making their travel costs more affordable. B.S. Chemistry, Imperial College London.
Joins us with several years of Accounting experience. Most recently, she worked as an Auditor at KPMG where she successfully built client relationships and audited technical accounting areas including goodwill and revenue. B.S. degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University, Erivan K. Haub School of Business
Joins our Data Science team with more than seven years of experience. Most recently, he worked as a Data Scientist on various DSP and SSP-related challenges using statistical and machine learning models and big data technologies. Prior to that, he spent several years in the finance industry working on statistical models describing the patterns in behavior of stock market prices. B.S. degree in Physics from Sharif University of Technology (Tehran, Iran) and PhD in Physics from University of California, Los Angeles
Joins us straight from Dow Jones, where she was most recently Head of Data Science. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Columbia University. B.S. in Electrical Engineering at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D. in Statistics at Columbia University.
Joins our Software Engineer team in NY with more than twelve years’ experience. He comes directly from Stride Consulting where he worked as a Lead Consultant and developer. B.A. in Computer Science, Drew University.
Joins our Software Engineer team with more than four years' experience. Most recently, he interned at Fitly as a Machine Learning Engineer. Masters in Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Heather Kuka joins us with more than eight years of experience in media and marketing. Most recently, she worked at Popsugar as an ad operations trafficker. Previously, she was ad operations manager at Operative Media, managing ad ops for west coast agency clients. Prior to entering the tech industry, she worked for several years in marketing at Marriott International, and B2B publishing at TMG Custom Media. B.A. in Journalism, State University of New York, New Paltz.
Joins us with more than three years' experience as a Software Engineer. Masters in Computer Technology at Sun Yat-Sen University, China; Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Joins our Software Engineer team in New York. Most recently, he interned at EEme, LLC - an innovative energy efficient company - as a Fullstack Web Application Developer. B.S. in Communication Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology, China & Masters in Electronic and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Molly is our 5th intern hired full time. She joins us as a recent graduate from Saint Mary's College-Notre Dame with a B.A. in Business Administration and a concentration in marketing. For the duration of summer 2015, Molly interned for the Client Services team at Tapad.
Joins our Software Engineer team in NY. Previously, she worked as a Software Engineer for Qualcomm India Private Ltd in Hyderabad. Most recently, she worked with Systemantics India Pvt Ltd. for the project of Vision Based Pose Detection. She is a Graduate Student in the Joint Institute of Engineering Dual Degree program. M.S. in Electrical and ComputerEngineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Joins our Finance team in NY. He comes straight from The World Economic Forum, where he worked with Accounts Receivable Billings and Revenue Analysis. B.B.A in Accounting
Joins us with more than five years' experience as an Account Manager. Previously, she worked as an Enterprise Engagement Manager at MediaMath. Prior to that, she worked as an Account Planner before becoming an Account Manager for Adroit Digital at MediaMath. B.S. in Economics at New York University.
Joins our Software Engineer team in NY with more than several years' experience. Previously, she worked in the analytics department at Twitter. B.S. degree in Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering at Xiamen University, China & Masters degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.
Joins our Software Engineering team in NY. He comes to us directly from Carnegie Mellon University where he earned a master's degree in Electrical and Computer. Previously, he has worked for Twitter's analytics department. B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Najing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China & Master's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
Joins our Sales team in Chicago with more than four years of experience. Most recently, she was an Account Director at RadiumOne. Prior to that, Allyson was a Senior Platform Strategist at Yahoo! and an Account Manager for Nissan’s Tier II business. B.A. Advertising, Michigan State University.
Joins our Sales team in New York with more than six years’ experience. He comes directly from Simulmedia, where he was a Senior Account Executive. Prior to his sales role, he worked as an Operations Manager. Additionally, Nick has held various positions at Mindshare in their Search Engine Marketing department. B.A. Economics, Bucknell University.
Joins our Engineering team with more than twenty years’ experience creating enterprise architectures and solutions with Oracle, IBM, BEA and Open source technology stacks. Most recently, he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Lab49. Prior to that, Anand worked as a Senior Java Architect/Consultant for Federal Reserve Bank of New York. B.S. Computer Science, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (India) & MBA - Technology Management, University of Phoenix.
Joins our Account Management team in Chicago with several years’ experience in digital advertising. Most recently, he worked as a Digital Media Consultant at Allstate Insurance. Prior to that, he worked with Suburban Chicago entrepreneurs across several small businesses in diverse verticals where he ran campaigns across brands from creative development to campaign management and reporting. B.S. in Communications: Media Studies from Northern Illinois University.
Joins our Creative team in NY with more than ten years of experience in Design with a background in Sales Planning and Ad Ops. Previously, he spent the last six years working in mobile operations at Opera Mediaworks and AT&T Adworks. B.A. from Ramapo College of New Jersey; Masters in Communication Design from New York Institute of Technology.
Joins our Campaign Analytics team in New York with several years' experience. Previously, he worked at The National Stock Exchange and Sasa Demarle, Inc. Most recently, he worked as a Premium Auditor at Hartford Insurance where he strived for excellent attention to detail and customer service. B.A. in Economics and Government & Law from Lafayette College.
Joins our Data Science team in NY with more than seven years' experience in research and Data Science. Prior to Tapad, she worked as a Data Scientist at Infor Dynamic Science Labs building Inventory Intelligence for Healthcare. B.A. in Physics and Economics from Smith College; Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cornell University
Joins our SysOps team in NY with more than six years' experience as a Data Center Technician. Most recently, he worked at Maintech Incorporated where he supported Two Sigma Investments Data Center Infrastructure.
Joins our Campaign Analyst team in NY directly from Omnet, LLC, an Omnicom Media Group Company, as an Account Executive. Prior, she served as Negotiator for Assembly New York. Before working in ad buying, she began her career in PR with Nike Communications. B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies & Women's Studies from Colgate University.
Joins our Sales team in NY with more than seven years' experience in digital advertising. Most recently, she worked as an Account Executive at Yieldbot. Previously, she was an Account Manager at PopSugar before her position as a Senior Digital Media Planner at Optimedia and Horizon Media.B.A. in Psychology and Education from UMass Amherst.
Joins our Campaign Analyst team in NY with more than several years' experience. He began his career as an Internal Audit and Financial Advisory Consult at Protiviti. After deciding to join the tech industry, he built and ran a mobile app that helped users find local food and drink deals. B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University.
Joins our Engineering team in NY with more than four years of experience. Most recently, he worked at FactSet Research System, Inc on making distribution of real time data faster and reliable via native applications, C++/Java APIs and in the browser. B.A. Information Technology, NIT Durgapur (India); M.S. Computer Science, Stony Brook University (New York).
Joins our Campaign Analytics team with several years’ experience in analytics. Previously, he worked as an Analyst for Hotel Compete, Content Competitiveness Associate at Orbitz Worldwide, and Account Data Analyst at Avant Inc. B.S. in Finance and Economics, DePaul University.
Joins our Product Team in APAC. Previously, he worked as an Online Marketing Manager for Telenor Asia, focusing on experimental projects between telephone operators and Online Classified sites in countries such as Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh. Degree in Informatics and User Experience from Göteborgs Universitet, Sweden.
Joins our team with more than six years of public relations experience. She has worked in a range of industries, from nuclear energy to both B2B and B2C tech companies and most recently led product communications for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). B.A. in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Wheaton College.
Joins our Sales team in Atlanta directly from Thinknear, where he opened their Southeast office two years ago. Previously, he spent four years at Kontera (before it was acquired by Amobee), where he drove the Southeast territory to #1 in revenue for three years in a row. Will began his career at J. Walter Thompson Worldwide (JWT), where he worked as a planner and buyer for the agency. B.A. in Political Science & Psychology, University of Mississippi.
Joins our Account Management team in London with more than nine years' experience in digital marketing. Most recently, she worked at VisualDNA as the team lead working with all the major agency groups including Havas and Dentsu Aegis to promote VisualDNA's products in the data suite. Prior to that, she gained experience in the programmatic industry where she worked as an account manager at PulsePoint, Xaxis and The Exchange Lab. In the programmatic industry, she worked with Group M clients and international clients such as American Express in Germany. Professional Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Slough, UK.
Joins our Data Science team directly from Dow Jones where he worked as Data Scientist..In the role, he worked mainly on text classification algorithms on streams of news articles, as well as churn prevention models. B.S. Applied Mathematics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Mexico City) & Ph.D. in Statistics, Columbia University.
Joins our Business Development team with over four years' experience in project management, client services, product marketing and sales strategy. Most recently, she served as Senior Associate of Product Marketing & Sales Strategy at Tremor Video. Prior to that, Alena was a Project Consultant at Sizmek. B.A. Marketing and Web Design, Lehigh University.
Joins us our Sales team in London directly from Turn where he headed up Business Development for the EMEA region managing both new and existing partners across inventory and data. Following 10 years of media agency experience (six in the UK, four in Australia) he co-founded Volt Media, an Australian Video Network in 2011. After its acquisition in 2012, he brought the family back to the UK and took up the position of Business Development Director at VisualDNA.
Joins our Data Science Team. For several years, he worked with software development, data analysis, and data science at financial, supply chain, and consumer-oriented companies. Most recently, he worked for Barnes and Noble and Gilt. B.S. in Mathematics, National University of Kyiv, Ukraine.
Joins our Marketing Communications team with more than ten years' experience. Most recently, she was a Product Marketing Manager at Persado. Prior to that, she held a Product Manager role at Bryq and worked as a Campaign Manager at Upstream, where she worked on enterprise clients such as Vodafone, Tim and T-Mobile. Management Science and Technology at Athens University and Masters in Marketing, University of Amsterdam.
Joins our SysOps team with more than six years' experience. Most recently, he supported several departments at University of Wisconsin-Madison. B.S. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Joins our Sales team in London with more than seven years of digital media experience. Most recently, he held a Global Sales Manager role at iClick where he worked client side, driving sales and identifying leads. BA in English & Literature, University of Leeds
Joins our Sales Development + Strategy team in Detroit with more than five years' experience in digital media planning. She comes directly from Carat New York where she integrated strategy and planning for Proctor & Gamble (Puffs + Charmin), established consistent reporting of competitive media trends, and executed first-to-market real-time campaigns. Prior to that, she worked as a Media Planner for Starcom MediaVest Group. B.S. in Marketing, Oakland University in Rochester, MI.
Joins our Account Management team in San Francisco with more than five years' experience in account management. Most recently, he worked as a Senior Account Manager at Rocket Fuel. Prior to that, he worked in Sales at Indeed. B.S. Public Health, UC Irvine.
Joins our Eningeering DSP team in NY with over twelve years' experience as a software engineer. She joins us directly from Goldman Sachs as Vice President where she was responsible for re-architecting a platform for governance of technical, operational risk and control solutions. Prior to that, she worked at Genpact Headstrong Capital Markets as a Senior Principal Consultant. B.S. Computer Engineering & M.S. Computer Science, University of Missouri Rolla
Joins our Legal team in Boston with over ten years' experience in the advertising and tech industry. Most recently, she worked at the law firm of McLane Middleton. Previously, she was a product manager at DataXu where she worked on cross-device. J.D, Intellectual Property Concentration with Distinction, Suffolk University Law School.
Joins our MarComm team in APAC. Most recently, he served as MediaMath’s Head of APAC Marketing for 2.5 years in Singapore and was responsible for corporate and revenue marketing functions. As the first local APAC employee, he helped to build, brand equity and awareness of the programmatic practice in very nascent markets. Prior to that, he worked for Oracle and Dice Inc. BA (Hons, First Class) Marketing Management from Northumbria University - UK & MBA from University of Strathclyde - UK.
Joins our Product Marketing team in NY with several years' experience in product management. Most recently, he worked in product marketing at Synthesio, a social analytics SaaS company. Prior to that, he built mobile apps at OysterLabs overseeing marketing, strategic accounts, and product development. B.A. in Political Science, New York University.
Joins our Platform Solutions team in NY with several years' experience in ad-tech. Most recently, he worked as a Lead Sales Engineer/ Solutions Specialist at StrikeAd by Sizmek. Prior to that, he worked at various startup companies and also pursued his own startup project which aimed to help people who suffered from epilepsy. B.S. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey & M.S. in Technology Management, New York University.
Joins our Engineering team in NY with experience in front end and back end web technologies. Before joining Tapad full-time, he was a summer 2016 Engineering intern. B.S. in Computer Science, UCLA.
Joins our MarComm team with several years' experience in creative services and design. Previously, she worked at Quinn Fable Advertising as Art Director. Prior to that, she worked for Cake Boss Bakery and owned an online accessories store. B.A. Visual Communications Design, Ramapo College.
Joins our Engineering team in Oslo with more than seven years of programming experience. Most recently, he worked as a developer for the health technology startup Your.MD. Previously, he worked as a developer for the Norwegian classified advertisements website FINN.no and as an IT consultant. Master’s Degree, Computer Science - Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Chin Vora joins our Talent Acquisition team in NY with more than 10 years of recruiting experience. The majority of his career has been spent recruiting strong technologists to some of the most prestigious high-tech startups, investment banks, hedge funds, and many more in NYC and SF. Most recently he worked at Percolate as Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager, Product & Engineering. Prior to that, he worked at Solomon Page Group as VP of Technology Staffing. B.A Economics & Psychology, Rutgers.
Joins our Business Analytics team in NY with more than five years of experience. He comes directly from Akouba, a Chicago based FinTech startup where he worked as a Data Engineer. Prior to Akouba, Yuval was an economist for The National Economic Council, Prime Minister's Office. MA in Financial Economics & BS in Mathematics and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MS in Analytics from the University of Chicago,
Joins the Systems Operations team in NY. Prior to joining Tapad, he came from RedStage where he began his career in the IT field. AAS in Applied Computer Studies, Thomas Edison State University
Joins our Finance Team in NY with more than 11 years of accounting experience. Most recently, he worked for VA&E Trading as Assistant Controller and Regional Controller. Prior, he worked as Senior Auditor for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Ernst & Young. B.S in Accounting and Finance, University of Miami
Joins our Product team in NY. Throughout his 12-year career, Jeff has led IT and software development teams for both large and small companies as an analyst, product manager and director. Most recently, Jeff was Director of Management Science at NBCUniversal leading internal client engagements to develop products that drive TV audience retention. Prior to NBC, he was running tech operations, streaming and infrastructure at CBS Local. B.S in Management Information Systems, University of Connecticut.
Aashish Lalani joins our Engineers in NY. Most recently, he interned at Tapad as a Software Engineer. B.S. in Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania.
Gaurang Sadekar joins our Engineers in NY. Last summer he interned for Tapad as a Software Engineer. Prior to his internship, he worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Columbia University. Masters in Computer Science, Columbia University.
Christian Garcia joins our Finance team in NY with more than six years of accounting experience in the advertising and publishing space for companies such as, The Village Voice and LittleThings. B.A. in Accounting, Briarcliffe College.
Tina Hoppe joins our Admin team in NY as our Facilities Manager directly from Netsuite where she worked as a Facilities Manager. Prior, she served at SapientNitro at their Boston HQ where she rolled out cultural initiatives, supported sales, events, marketing and managed their office spaces. Additionally, Tina promoted community and supervised their real estate build outs in Boston & NYC. B.S in Hospitality Management and Accounting, Boston University.
Joins our Admin team in NY as an Executive Assistant. Most recently, he served at Centerbridge Partners where he was Executive Assistant and Marketing Coordinator for Investor Relations. Prior, he held executive support and HR positions at DE Shaw & Co and KPMG. B.A. in Theatre Studies, Yale University.