PubMatic, which provides online publishers — including the majority of the comScore Top 10 — with the technology and services to significantly increase revenue and better manage their advertising inventory, today announces two promotions to newly created positions: Jeanne Houweling becomes Chief Revenue Officer overseeing all revenue operations, from Vice President of Demand Partner Solutions; and Andrew Rutledge has been promoted to General Manager and Vice President of Publisher Development, from Vice President of Publisher Sales.
“PubMatic had a tremendous 2010 with 16x year-over-year revenue growth,” says PubMatic’s Co-Founder and CEO, Rajeev Goel. “Our talented and growing executive team will allow us to sustain our growth and ensure that our customers continue to enjoy the best technology and services available. Jeanne and Andrew have proven beyond any doubt that they are true leaders in this space.”
Ms. Houweling was one of PubMatic’s early employees, joining the company in 2008. Most recently, as Vice President of Demand Partner Solutions, Ms. Houweling has been responsible for leading PubMatic’s ad network and Demand Side Platform (DSP) relationships. In this capacity, she led a team responsible for making premium media and audiences available to hundreds of high quality ad network and DSPs around the globe, including via Real-Time Bidding. Earlier, Ms. Houweling held leadership roles in sales and business development both in the US and Europe at various companies, including Excite@Home and Microsoft.
As Vice President of Publisher Sales for PubMatic and head of its New York office, Mr. Rutledge oversaw all global sales initiatives with large-scale, premium publishers. Mr. Rutledge came to PubMatic in 2009 from Google/DoubleClick where he was Director of DoubleClick’s agency and advertiser sales, responsible for 300+ agency and marketer clients and $75 million in technology revenue. Over his tenure at DoubleClick, Mr. Rutledge held several management roles including, Vice President, National Marketer Sales and Regional Director of UK and Northern Europe overseeing all agency and publisher relationships.
PubMatic:(http://www.pubmatic.com) PubMatic’s Sell Side Platform provides premium publishers one platform with the technology and services needed to earn the most ad revenue possible while protecting their brands online. Some of the world’s most respected publishers have chosen to work with PubMatic, including The Huffington Post, eBay, United Online, MSNBC, TV Guide, and the majority of the comScore Top 10.
PubMatic is a global ad revenue optimization company that provides online publishers with a full service solution to manage and monetize non-guaranteed ad inventory. PubMatic’s real-time ad price prediction technology ensures that online publishers get the most money from their advertising space by deciding in real-time which ad network or exchange can best monetize each impression.
PubMatic is venture backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Nexus India Capital, and Helion Ventures.