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  • Andrew Altersohn Chief Executive Officer AD/FIN
    • 25+ year veteran in digital media and marketing
    • Previously served as the President of Havas Media, North America
    • Held leadership roles at interactive pioneer agencies including Digitas, Publicis Modem and Ogilvy Interactive
    • Began his career at Mercer Management Consulting
    • Holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and BS in Economics from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    • Served as an advisor/consultant to Smartling, PricingEngine.com
  • Matt DeLoca Chief Revenue Officer AD/FIN
    • 25+ years of sales and marketing experience in enterprise technology
    • Previously led sales and partnerships at Smartling, a leading SaaS platform for global content management
    • Also led sales and business development at Virage (acquired by Autonomy), The FeedRoom (acquired by KIT Digital)
    • Began his career at Apple in the media & entertainment sales organization
    • Holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bucknell University
  • Ravi Patel Chief Operating Officer AD/FIN
    • 10 years of experience in digital tech, with emphasis on DSPs, SSPs, and Verification Services
    • Previously worked at Integral Ad Science (purchased by Vista Equity Partners), Appnexus (purchased by AT&T), and Citigroup
    • Productized industry's first video solution at IAS and developed IAS Programmatic Solutions
    • Productized Appnexus Platform Solutions including Creative Audit Product
    • Holds a B.S. in Engineering from Pennsylvania State University
    • Techstars Mentor for IOT, and SAAS Applications
  • Punhon Chan VP, Engineering AD/FIN
    • 10+ years of experience in digital tech
    • Previously worked at Tremor Video (now Telaria and Tremor Video DSP)
    • Consulted for Nextstar Media, PulsePoint, and Hearst Corporation
    • Began his career building aircraft prognostic software
    • Holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Connecticut
  • Howard Lutnick Chairman and CEO Cantor Fitzgerald

    Howard is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., and Chief Executive Officer at BGC Partners Inc. He is a member of the boards of Haverford College, National September 11th Memorial & Museum, the Solomon Guggenheim Museum Foundation and The Partnership for New York City. He holds a BA in Economics from Haverford College.

  • Jonathan LeiTersdorf Founder Julserra Capital

    Jonathan is the founder of AD/FIN and its lead investor. He has invested in ICQ (sold to AOL), Exalink (sold to Converse Technologies) and Protez (sold to Novartis). Jonathan holds a Master's in Architecture from the Architectural Association of London and a Master's in Real Estate from Columbia University. He is a member of the Board of Governors at the Weizmann Institute in Israel.

  • Milosz Tanski Managing Director, Data BGC Partners & Chief Data Architect AD/FIN

    The co-founder of AD/FIN, Milosz is an AD/FIN Board member and serves as the Chief Architect of the AD/FIN Platform. In 2018, Milosz took a role with AD/FIN's investor, Cantor Fitzgerald, as Managing Director of Data. Milosz previously worked at Apple, Google/Admeld and Barracuda Networks. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Oakland University.

  • Andrew Altersohn Chief Executive Officer AD/FIN
    • 25+ year veteran in digital media and marketing
    • Previously served as the President of Havas Media, North America
    • Held leadership roles at interactive pioneer agencies including Digitas, Publicis Modem and Ogilvy Interactive
    • Began his career at Mercer Management Consulting
    • Holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and BS in Economics from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    • Served as an advisor/consultant to Smartling, PricingEngine.com
  • Jed Kleckner CEO Delivery.com

    Jed is the CEO of delivery.com, a leading local ecommerce platform, as well as a Director at Cantor Ventures. His prior experience includes business development at Netscape Communications (acquired by AOL), co-founder of Informative, (acquired by Satmetrix) and investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

  • Tom Glocer Former CEO Thomson Reuters

    Tom is the founder and managing partner of Angelic Ventures, LP, a family fund focused on early-stage investments in financial technology, media, “big data” and healthcare. Tom worked for 18 years for Thompson Reuters (formerly known as the Reuters Group). Prior to joining Reuters, Tom was a mergers and acquisitions attorney. He sits on the boards of Merck & Co., Inc., Morgan Stanley, K2 Intelligence and the Council of Foreign Relations. He holds a BA degree from Columbia University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

  • Laurent Colard Founder & CEO Elsy

    Laurent is the Founder & CEO of Elsy, a NY-based company that develops proprietary technology and algorithms to deliver data-driven omnichannel media planning. He was formerly a managing partner at GroupM, where he led its global data-related initiatives, including the GroupM Data Platform and LIVE Marketing Performance Management solution. Laurent was also a founding member of Accenture Marketing Science (Accenture Interactive), and held senior positions in Europe and Asia Pacific.

  • Tim Hanlon Founder and CEO The Vertere Group, LLC

    Tim is Founder and CEO of The Vertere Group, LLC, a boutique investment advisory and strategic consulting firm focused on helping clients benefit from technological advances in marketing, media and communications. His previous experiences include senior management positions at MediaBrands, Vivaki Ventures, and Denuo.