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.
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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: email@example.com | Twitter: @PCrysdale
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.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Twitter: @jcness
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