Adslot is a publicly listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:ADJ). With offices in New York, London, Shanghai, Munich, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland, we service market-leading Brands, Agencies, and Publishers all over the world.
Adslot Media is the only tool in the market that scales publisher-direct buying and empowers collaboration between buyers and premium publishers.
Symphony is the world’s leading buying and planning workflow platform for media agencies. Employed by the largest holding companies on the planet, Symphony manages every step of the media buying life cycle.
Together, Adslot and Symphony provide end to end media planning, buying, and selling management for the advertising industry.
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Ian joined Adslot as CEO in October 2012, bringing over 20 years media industry experience and 13 years managing high growth media and media technology companies, both privately held and publicly traded. Immediately prior to joining Adslot, Ian was CEO of Facilitate Digital Ltd (ASX:FAC), where he launched Symphony – the world’s first workflow and trading platform for media agencies –and led the company’s international expansion into Asia, Europe and North America. Prior to Facilitate, Ian was CEO of ad measurement company Traffion Ltd, and Managing Director of Red Sheriff Ltd, a global pioneer of web measurement technology. Ian has held senior management roles in a number of media and media agency organisations including George Patterson Bates and PMP Ltd.
General Manager – North America
Cary joined Adslot in the spring of 2017. He has been in the tech sector for nearly 20 years – the last 10 devoted to ad tech, data, and analytics solutions. As General Manager, he is responsible for developing and driving Adslot’s business strategy across the North American market. Before joining Adslot he was the VP of Sales for North America with Lotame Solutions. Prior to Lotame, Dunst thrived in four long-term successful sales roles, most recently at Marin Software and Hitwise.
Global Chief Marketing Officer
Paul Josephsen serves as the Global Chief Marketing Officer of Adslot and is headquartered in our NY office. Prior to joining Adslot, Paul was the GM of the branded content team at Group Nine Media, home of Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, and Seeker. Prior to Group Nine, Paul led integrated marketing at Thrillist and previously led buying strategy for L’Oreal USA’s corporate investment team at Moxie Interactive / Zenith Media. Paul spent his early career in the music industry leading digital marketing efforts for major labels and artists.
Ben’s career in the advertising and media industries goes back over 15 years and includes roles at several large multinational agency groups including DDB and Publicis. He has wide experience across both the media buying and account management fields having held senior positions directing accounts for a variety of international brands. In 2000 Ben co-founded Facilitate Digital, assuming the role of General Manager. In the subsequent years he jointly oversaw the company’s growth from two staff to an organisation with offices in six countries. From 2003 to 2012, Ben was the Chief Operating Officer of Facilitate Digital Holdings and was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer in September of 2012.
Chief Talent Officer
As Chief Talent Officer, Erika Jeffs is responsible for developing and implementing talent acquisition, culture change, and professional development strategies, as well as providing advice, coaching, and support to people leaders on HR related matters. Erika joined Adslot in 2014 with 10 years of HR experience in Australia and overseas with companies including Goldman Sachs, National Australia Bank, JBWere, Allens, and Deloitte. Erika is experienced in resourcing & talent planning, learning & development, performance & reward, employee engagement, service delivery, and employee relations.
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Felicity Conlan joined Adslot in August 2017 and has over 20 years management, finance and accounting experience within the media industry, working for a number of private and listed public companies in Australia and the United Kingdom. Ms Conlan’s previous experience includes Network Ten Limited, M&C Saatchi and Beattie McGuinness Bungay Limited (UK), where Ms Conlan was involved in streamlining business operations, M&A and capital raisings. Ms Conlan is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms Conlan has an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Chief Product Officer
James heads up the product and technology teams, who together are creating the future of media trading. He joined Adslot in 2010 when Adimise, the publisher monetisation company he co-founded, was acquired by Webfirm. Prior to Adimise, James co-founded a web development firm based out of Sydney with a focus on developing commercial web applications.
Chief Information Officer
Robyn is responsible for technology service delivery for all applications both built and used by Adslot. With over 20 years in the IT sector, Robyn has accumulated a broad range of technical experience in both online and offline environments. Prior to Adslot, Robyn held the role of Chief Information Officer at Facilitate Digital. He has also held the positions of CTO for Traffion Technologies and Director of Operations for RedSheriff.
Chief Commercial Officer
Tom is a highly experienced media industry executive with over 20 years experience across a variety of international sales, product, and strategic roles. As Chief Commercial Officer, Tom is responsible for Sales, Client Services, and Operations for both the APAC, and EMEA regions. Tom joined Adslot when Facilitate Digital was acquired by Adslot in 2013, having originally joined FD as Chief Product Officer in 2006 before becoming Chief Operating Officer in 2008. Prior to moving to Australia in 2005, Tom worked in his native UK where he started his career in media strategy before moving into digital in 2000 with Outrider (now MEC Interaction), one of the world’s leading digital marketing agencies, where he was appointed to develop a consistent brand proposition across all markets within Western Europe. He later became Managing Director for their UK business.
Media Director – UK
Ryan leads the UK business for Adslot and has been collaborating with media agencies since 2004. He introduced programmatic trading at Newsquest in 2010, and integrated programmatic and native sales into the direct sales team he managed.
Ryan has deep experience with people and technology, and believes great technology is driven by great teams.
General Manager – Europe
Daniel is responsible for the relationship management of all major media agency and publisher networks in this region. Before holding roles at Adslot and Facilitate Digital, Daniel was the Director of International Cooperation and Innovation at e-professional, a performance marketing agency part of the affiliate network Zanox and the Axel Springer Group, Europe’s largest publishing house.
Head of Client Services
Immersed in the online world locally and internationally since 2004, Vanessa thrives on all things digital and the powerful impact technologies bring to clients.
Prior to Adslot, Vanessa was the co-founder of a niche digital agency in Malaysia and also worked for a range of SMBs and financial sector corporations, including GE Money. She brings a strong analytical, strategic, and pragmatic focus together with a keen eye on driving client success and business outcomes for Adslot. Vanessa joined Adslot in 2011 and currently heads up their client services division.