Brett leads the strategic direction for TubeMogul. Under his leadership TubeMogul has grown revenues over 300% annually since inception and attracted world class board members, investors and employees. He is a serial entrepreneur and has created shareholder and customer value through multiple companies. In the late 90's, Brett started an ecommerce company called YouCanSave.com which he built to $70 million in revenue and sold to HIG Capital. In 2001, the company was honored with the San Francisco Times Hot Technology Award and as one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Ecommerce Companies in the World by NextCard. Brett also founded Mariner Marketing - a digital marketing agency that became the digital agency of record for several brands including Church & Dwight and Orange Glo International. Additionally, Brett spent three years as a technology consultant at Accenture leading system implementations for Fortune 100 clients including Adecco, Republic Industries and Caesar's World International. Brett is a recognized thought leader in the digital video advertising industry and speaks regularly at conferences including OMMA, AdTech and StreamingMedia. Brett received his MBA from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. It was at UC Berkeley that he and John Hughes started TubeMogul and won the Berkeley Business Plan Competition in 2007. Brett is married and has three beautiful children.
John is the technical lead and product visionary for TubeMogul. While at Haas with Brett, John envisioned and created the online video promotion platform that eventually became OneLoad.com, a service with over 300,000 users. John is also responsible for architecting and building the world's first video demand-side platform (DSP), TubeMogul PlayTime. At last count, the application scans over four billion ad opportunities per day and selects only the most relevant brand impressions. The PlayTime platform is widely regarded as a gold standard for video DSPs. John holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a BS from Penn State University. Prior to TubeMogul, John held product management positions at Adobe Systems and Gateway Inc. Offline John is an avid woodworker and gardener. When he isn't building technology for TubeMogul, you can find him in his back yard building tree-houses and zip-lines with his two rambunctious little boys.
Jason co-founded Illumenix, a first-to-market video analytics startup that measures in-player audience engagement. At Illumenix, Jason grew the business from a concept to a successful product launch and an early leader in the video analytics market. Prior to Illumenix, Jason was an early member of IPTV/Communications startup Calix Networks. At Calix Networks, Jason helped lead the development of multiple successful products, from inception to marketplace. Jason has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and computer science from UC Berkeley.
Adam co-founded Illumenix with a vision for providing detailed insight into online video, of which the future was clear: all video delivery will be done using IP and the Internet. Adam's prior experience includes system architecture and engineering management in the development of network equipment and infrastructure, at both Calix Networks and Ciena Systems. Prior to that, he was a systems integration lead for the Canadian robotic arm that was used to build the International Space Station. Adam has a degree in Computer Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada, and hails from Toronto, eh!
At TubeMogul, Paul's responsibility is simple: accelerate TubeMogul's revenue growth worldwide. Paul brings decades of experience in digital advertising, sales leadership and technology. Most recently, he was SVP and Managing Director, Americas, at Vibrant Media where he grew the sales organization and helped drive Vibrant's revenue to over $100 million. Prior to Vibrant, Paul was a Managing Director with investment banking firm Jefferies Broadview. Over 10 years as an M&A advisor he contributed to successfully closing over 40 mergers and acquisitions, primarily in the digital media sector. An engineer by training, Paul began his career in sales with IBM receiving IBM's widely emulated sales training and selling IBM's full range of products and services to enterprise clients.
Chip’s mission at TubeMogul is simple: continue the company’s rapid revenue growth worldwide and expand the footprint of its programmatic brand marketing platform among the world’s top brands. Prior to TubeMogul, Chip ran Google’s media platforms business for brands and independent agencies, as well as the company’s programmatic buying strategy for brand advertisers. He came to Google via the Teracent acquisition. Prior to Teracent, Chip ran Yahoo! video ad sales and was responsible for launching and managing the Yahoo! Smart Ads retail business. Before his career in digital media, Chip was a criminal prosecutor and practiced law in the State of Delaware. Chip is an avid golfer, traveler, political junkie and is not afraid to admit that he watches too much reality TV.
Max leads TubeMogul's enterprise sales efforts and plays a key role in implementing programmatic branding relationships across TubeMogul’s customer base. Max has an extensive background in media, strategy, finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining TubeMogul, he served as Vice President of Business Development and Analytics for PointRoll, a leading provider of rich media advertising solutions. Previously, Max spent seven years with CNET Networks as Vice President of Corporate Development. Earlier in his career, Max worked at Broadview International, a boutique technology mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, and as a CPA at KPMG. Max completed his undergraduate studies at UC Santa Barbara and Peking University, and attended the Haas School of Business for a semester between professional pursuits
Keith leads the marketing team at TubeMogul and is responsible for driving awareness of TubeMogul's media buying platform for video advertising among media agencies and brand marketers. Keith joined TubeMogul from The Boston Consulting Group, where he specialized in developing marketing strategies for technology and digital media firms. Prior to BCG, Keith worked with TubeMogul in its infancy at UC Berkeley and collaborated with the founders to develop the initial business plan and marketing tactics. Keith began his career at HSBC as a portfolio manager responsible for U.S. and global technology funds. Keith received his MBA from UC Berkeley.
Mark has over 20 years of experience in Human Resource management, including work in early stage startups and growth-oriented companies like QuadraMed, Bidcom, Wink Communications, GMAC’s Homecomings and Clairmail. Mark has led the Human Resource effort at the senior executive level since 1996 and brings an HR tool set focused on supporting growth, rewarding innovation and maximizing the potential of every employee. Mark's commitment to creating a "great place to work" has been central to his HR strategy in the past, and he brings that same focus to TubeMogul. Just prior to TubeMogul, Mark served as the VP of Human Resources for Clairmail, Inc (banking software for mobile devices), where he helped grow the company from 60 employees to over 200 and, as part of the management team, supported the company's rise to the leader in their market space. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis and a Masters in Organization Development from the California School of Professional Psychology.
Brett Wilson, Co-Founder/CEO TubeMogul
Ajay Chopra, General Partner, Trinity Ventures
Russ Fradin, Founder/CEO, Dynamic Signal; Founder, Adify
Ashu Garg, General Partner, Foundation Capital
Dave Toth, Founder/CEO NetRatings
Dick Costolo, CEO, Twitter; Founder/CEO Feedburner
Institutional: Trinity Ventures, Foundation Capital, Northgate Capital
Entrepreneurs & Industry Veterans: Howard Lindzon, Mike Lazerow, Roger Ehrenberg, Dick Costolo