ADSLOT IS A TECHNOLOGY COMPANY FOCUSED ON SIMPLIFYING MEDIA AND ADVANCING THE COLLABORATION BETWEEN BUYERS AND SELLERS
Mr Andrew Barlow
Andrew Barlow is the founder and Chairman of Adslot, and an experienced technology entrepreneur. Prior to Adslot, Mr Barlow co-founded online competitive intelligence company, Hitwise, with Adrian Giles. Hitwise was ranked one of the Top 10 fastest growing companies by Deloitte for five years running, before being sold to Experian Group (LSX.EXPN) in May 2007. Mr Barlow was also Founder and CEO of Max Super, an online retail superannuation fund sold to Orchard Funds Management in 2007. Mr Barlow is also the Founder of Venturian, a privately-owned venture capital fund with investments in early-stage technology companies with unique IP, highly scalable business models and global market potential.
Mr Barlow served a non-executive director of Nitro Software Limited (ASX:NTO) from 30 January 2007 until 25 August 2020.
Mr Adrian Giles
Adrian Giles is an entrepreneur in the Internet and Information Technology industries. In 1997 Mr Giles co-founded Sinewave Interactive which pioneered the concept of marketing a website using search engines and was the first company in Australia to offer Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) as a service.
In 1997 Mr Giles co-founded Hitwise which grew over 10 years to become one of the most recognised global internet measurement brands in the USA, UK, Australia, NZ, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Whilst positioning the company for a NASDAQ listing in early 2007 Hitwise was sold to Experian (LSX: EXPN) in one of Australia’s most successful venture capital backed trade sales.
Mr Giles is also Chairman of ORDER Esports - an Australian esports team and Chairman of Fortress Esports - an esports and video game entertainment company.
Mr Giles is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk Committee.
Mr Ben Dixon
CEO and Executive Director
Mr Ben Dixon’s career in the advertising industry goes back over 19 years and includes roles at several large multinational agency groups including DDB and Mojo. He has wide experience across both the media buying and account management fields having held senior positions directing accounts for advertisers such as Telstra and Kraft Foods. In particular he was responsible for the development and implementation of e-commerce and online strategies across a number of advertisers.
In late 1999 Ben conceptualised and then co-founded Facilitate Digital Pty Ltd, assuming the role of General Manager. In the subsequent 3 years he played an integral role in steering the business through an industry collapse to a position of strength. Ben was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Facilitate when Adslot acquired it in December 2013.
Mr. Dixon was appointed as the interim CEO on the 27 February 2018. He was made permanent CEO on 1 January 2019.
Ms Sarah Morgan
Sarah has extensive experience in the finance industry, primarily as part of independent corporate advisory firm Grant Samuel. Sarah has been involved in public and private company mergers and acquisitions, as well as equity and debt capital raisings. Sarah holds a degree in Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Melbourne and is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors. Sarah is also Non-Executive Director of Nitro Software Limited, Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited and Whispir Limited.
Ms Morgan is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Mr Andrew Dyer
Andrew Dyer is a Senior Partner and Director of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Mr Dyer has held local, regional and global leadership positions, including leading BCG’s People & Organization and Enablement Practices. He has also been a member of BCG’s global Executive Committee and held various roles on a number of BCG Board Committees and initiatives.
Mr Dyer has over 25 years' consulting experience supporting senior executives in leading companies around the world, with a particular focus on financial and other services businesses.
Prior to joining BCG in 1994, Mr Dyer worked for the Commonwealth Bank and the Australian Federal Government.
Andrew Dyer is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee and was also appointed to the Remuneration Committee on 2 August 2019.