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With Brian O Kelley (Founder of AppNexus, leader in real-time adtech & valued at $1 bil).
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at 06:30 PM    Cost: $20
Pivotal Labs, 625 Ave of the Americas, 2nd Fl

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Brian O'Kelley, AppNexus As CEO of AppNexus, the world leader in real-time advertising technology, Brian & his team are building the company to be the lynchpin of the display advertising industry, offering a highly scalable ad technology platform upon which other companies build their advertising businesses. Widely considered a visionary in online advertising, Brian O'Kelley created the first successful ad exchange as CTO of Right Media (acquired by Yahoo! for $850MM in July 2007) before co-founding AppNexus.

An innovator throughout his career, Brian was CEO of Netamorphosis, an early social networking & e-commerce site, co-founder of Cetova, a web-based reporting & analytics platform for enterprise financial systems, & EVP at LogicSpan, a consulting & technology integration firm specializing in real-time personalization & real-time ad optimization.

Today, in addition to his role at AppNexus, Brian is also an active investor in & early-stage advisor to dozens of ad technology companies in the ecosystem including Invite Media (now owned by Google), MediaMath, Media6Degrees & Solve Media. Brian has a computer science degree from Princeton University.

Agenda 6:30 Networking & Food 7:00 Fireside Chat 8:00 Networking Hosted By Peter Crysdale, New York City Chapter Director Peter is the Founder/CEO of StrategyHack, running marketing strategy hackathons for startups & professional marketers. He has a diverse background with 8+ years experience spanning engineering, social good & technology startups. In his spare time, he enjoys day dreaming & cross country skiing.

Email: | Twitter: @PCrysdale

Hosted By Joshua Ness, Director of Marketing & Operations Josh is a growth strategistin the New York City startup community. He has previously helped build marketing machines in theevent management, workforce development, & community organization industries. He also really likes bodega sandwiches.

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