The Rubicon Project (www.rubiconproject.com), which operates REVV, the advertising industry’s largest, fastest and easiest-to-use real-time trading platform for buying and selling digital ads, announced today that it has expanded and deepened its senior management team by adding a host of seasoned executives in the engineering, data, administrative and operational strategy, legal, financial and business development areas.
“These 10 new executives fill out an already impressive management team at our company,” says Frank Addante, founder and CEO of the Rubicon Project, “and they bring new and innovative levels of expertise that demonstrate our maturity as a world-class technology organization. Our growth rates and scale require us to not only engineer innovative products, but to also engineer the way that we operate our business and technology platform.”
Adds David Horowitz, Partner at Comcast Ventures and a Rubicon Project Board Observer: “The Rubicon Project has been able to successfully manage and sustain rapid growth at scale, and now, with this significant infusion of new talent, I believe that it’s ready to make the move to the next level.”
Top-Tier Talent Helps the Rubicon Project Realize Full Value
The 10 senior management additions at the Rubicon Project join an established and experienced leadership team that has been guiding the company thoughtfully and wisely as it automates the global advertising industry with breakthrough engineering products and technology.
“Rubicon’s growth and market stature have allowed us to attract world-class talent,” says Rubicon Project Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Todd Tappin. “The caliber of the team, as well as these new additions, illustrates our accomplishments to date and continues to add to our strength.”
Adds Greg Raifman, President of the Rubicon Project: “Rubicon is absolutely committed to automating the buying and selling of advertising – digital today, and all advertising in the future. By hiring a group of very talented additional managers, Rubicon will be well served as we build our open marketplace for the benefit of our advertisers and publishers who deploy the REVV software platform on an everyday basis.”
Experienced Senior Managers Help the Rubicon Project Reach Its Goals Faster
The 10 senior executives joining the Rubicon Project include:
Big Data, Engineering & People Infrastructure
Tim McQuillen, Chief Knowledge Officer – The former Founder and Chief Information Officer at StrongMail Systems transformed the company, through high-scale, secure, infrastructure software and hardware engineering, into a market leader that powers digital marketing for global brands like Fox, Netflix and IHG. McQuillen was also Head of Data Center Operations at L90 (NASDAQ:LNTY), where he designed and operated one of the largest scale ad serving infrastructures of its time.
Dr. Mona Yousry, Senior Vice President, Semantic Grid Computing – Holding a Ph.D. in statistical algorithms and mathematics from Ohio State University, this longtime technology executive at AT&T spent over 10 years at Bell Labs and AT&T Labs developing algorithms in statistical machine learning, reasoning and knowledge representations. She is working on applying semantic and stochastic algorithms for Big Data analysis.
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