Leads the midwest account strategy team at Outbrain, advising the region's largest brands, agencies, and publishers on their content marketing initiatives. Prior to Outbrain, Flomenbaum was part of the social media team at The New Yorker and later joined Conde Nast's consumer marketing division.
Adam Thompson has spent the last 15 years helping businesses use digital technologies to achieve their goals and better serve their customers. He is currently SEO Manager at The SSL Store, a cybersecurity company headquartered in sunny St Petersburg, Florida. In his spare time, you're likely to find him biking, fishing, traveling, or playing with the latest technology that caught his eye.
Aden is a freelancer and writer for Daily Infographic, the award-winning infographic site featuring infographic designs and data visualizations to help you learn something new everyday.
Adi (Yehuda) Faians
Adi is Marketing Technologies Project Manager at Outbrain, with a track record of designing and implementing various information systems across different verticals. She is an enthusiastic CrossFitter, who would rather flip tires than go to lunch.
Alexander Erlmeier is Managing Director Central Europe of Outbrain, based in Munich. Alex is a serial entrepreneur and has 20 years of professional experience in online and digital businesses. He founded several startups and worked for the internationally leading companies AOL and Mail.ru. Alex is a sought-after partner for publishers and brands who want to focus more strategically on content marketing and native advertising. When Alex isn't speaking at conferences or establishing a company, you will find him skiing, mountain biking, or capturing his travels with his old analog Leica camera.
Audrey Ference works with Outbrain's headline writing team. Her work has also appeared in Slate, Salon, the Hairpin, the Billfold, the Toast, Teen Vogue, and others.
Anthony (Ant) Hearne leads the Global Sales Marketing efforts at Outbrain from its U.S. headquarters in New York. An experienced member of Outbrain’s Executive team he joined the Content Discovery leader as the Regional Director, SEA, India & New Markets in 2012 and was responsible for setting the business on a strong path to growth and founding its territories across Asia. Now part of the global marketing team he is responsible for expanding the company’s global sales marketing efforts and ensuring that a consistent and impactful story is delivered across all customer touch points.
Senior Director of Product Marketing, he focuses on Outbrain Amplify and works with brands and agencies to do better marketing. Previously, Asaf was a digital strategist at ad agencies Grey, TBWA, and Publicis, and also spent time on the client-side at Red Bull and General Mills.
As an ambassador for the further growth and legitimization of digital content marketing, Aric specializes in helping various publishers exceed their Amplify KPIs as a Senior Customer Success Manager at Outbrain.
Aljaz Fajmut is an internet entrepreneur and founder of ExitMist and Nightwatch — a search visibility tool of the next generation.
Amit is the CEO and Co-founder of Marketing Envy, a startup focused marketing agency based in Tel Aviv. He mentors at Google Campus and the Microsoft Accelerator, is a Facebook and Google Alumni, and part of the Google Experts Network.
Client Partner at Outbrain, helping B2B marketers educate and engage relevant audiences across Outbrain's Premium Publisher Network.
Co-Founder / Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media Andy Crestodina is an international top-rated keynote speaker and the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Guide to Content Marketing.
Andy Cheong is the Product Marketing Director at Marketing Evolution. An experienced enterprise solutions leader with 19+ years of experience in software and management consulting industries. Cheong focuses on solution development and growth strategy through innovation and market alignment.
Anat is Outbrain's Marketing Manager in Israel. She's in love with marketing, Data, and everything in-between for over 15 years. In her previous roles, she was managing marketing efforts and research at Intel in Silicon Valley. Anat is a super mom for three and a runner.
Angelique is a Marketing Wizard & Growth Hacker. Startup Strategist at angeliquetoque.com. She knows how to create magic with a $0 budget.
Eyal is the general manager of Australia and New Zealand of Outbrain, the leading content discovery platform.
Brandon Bergmark is the Head of Programmatic Sales in North America for Outbrain. Prior to Outbrain, Brandon held leadership positions at AOL, NBC Universal, and Fox Interactive. Brandon lives in Oakland, CA, with his wife and two children, graduated from UC Santa Barbara, and received his MBA from Saint Mary's College of California.
Becca Chandler is a Marketing Content Specialist at ZoomInfo, a leading business information database that helps companies accelerate growth and profitability. Becca writes for ZoomInfo’s B2B blog on topics related to sales, marketing, and recruiting. In her free time, Becca likes to travel and capture special moments with her camera
Ben Hazan is a UX & Marketing Designer at Outbrain. Delivering mostly digital experiences and branding campaigns for all the Outbrainers globally, and doing all with a passion and love for this profession. Actually, his profession is his hobby.
Boaz is a Senior Customer Success Specialist at Outbrain's global support team. Based out of Israel he helps marketers world wide take their first steps on the Outbrain Amplify platform, and assist advertisers with a variety of questions. In his free time, Boaz is a major aviation geek, and when he's not flying somewhere exotic you can find him roaming travel hacking blogs.
Bryan Hernandez is a Client Partner at Outbrain with over 5 years of experience working with performance marketers. Prior to Outbrain, Bryan was at AdRoll where he was helping brands develop retargeting strategies. Bryan is passionate about digital marketing, building relationships and whipping up ice cream on warm NYC days.
Cate works on the Customer Success Management team where she supports all Midwest business out of the small and mighty Chicago office. She also leads regional efforts for WE Outbrain, our women's empowerment initiative. When she's not with the Outbrain crew, you can find her biking around Chicago or hitting the high note at Sunday night karaoke.
Colin DoodyはOutbrainのGM戦略的イニシアチブです。 Colinは、当社の革新チームに就いて、新製品の特定と開発を行っています。
Chinyelu Onuora is a Strategist at the Additive Agency (and former Outbrainer!). When she’s not partnering with purpose-driven brands to advance business and social change, you can find her exploring New York City on foot.
Christoph Kruse is Marketing Manager DACH at Outbrain and responsible for all marketing activities in the German-speaking countries. Previously, he worked as an account manager for the communications agencies Edelman and HBI. In his spare time, Christoph enjoys going to concerts and doing all sorts of sports, preferably in the countryside near Munich.
Claire is an HR Business Partner on the Outbrain team, and spends most of her time recruiting and finding creative ways to make sure our current employees are happy and engaged.
Christo Papadopoulos is a Senior Customer Success Manager for Outbrain Amplify. He is responsible for ensuring that thousands of marketers across a variety of verticals are able to successfully create and manage ROI positive content strategies at scale, while also supporting internal teams, and the creation of internal processes.
Carlie leads direct and agency relationships under the Dentsu Aegis umbrella as well as the New England territory at Outbrain. Responsible for acquiring and nurturing key relationships with Fortune 500s, she has been with Outbrain for over five years and currently resides in the cozy East Village of Manhattan.
David is an inquisitive web designer who frequently shares actionable tips and tricks at CollectiveRay.com When he's not blogging about web design, something he's been into for the last 12 years, he's usually dreaming about his next big thing.
David Basulto is the founder of iOgrapher and author of Life. Camera. Action. Basulto became a first-time entrepreneur at the age of fifty-one, and he now spends his time helping individuals to create Hollywood-quality films on mobile devices, developing new products, and spending time with his wife and nine-year-old son.
Dave Brown is a Sr. Editor at Content Development Pros – a leading inbound marketing company that offers topnotch blog writing services and web copywriting services.
The mind behind several international startups, Dmitry currently works as CMO at Belkins LeadGen company. With over 5 years of digital marketing experience, Dmitry is keen to spread handy growth hacking tips and make a contribution to the online marketing knowledge network.
Diana Ford is a digital marketing specialist. She've been blogging for several years. Her writing expertise spans across online marketing, SEO, social media, and blogging. Besides, she likes to do outreach marketing, product reviews, and online marketing guides.
David Kostman is Co-CEO of Outbrain. He’s served in that role since November 2017. In addition to his role at Outbrain, Kostman serves as the chairman of the board of NICE Ltd., as a director of privately held companies ironSource and TIVIT SA and is Co-Founder of Nanoosh. He has also served on the board of Retalix.
Currently helping to grow and scale Outbrain's international teams. My focus has been on recruiting, employee development, training, and ensuring that Outbrain continues to be an irresistible organization.
Domenica D'Ottavio is the Brand Relationship Manager at Fractl, a boutique growth agency based in Delray Beach, FL. When she’s not musing over the latest developments in content and PR, you can find her planning her next international trip, likely over a bowl of risotto.
Dan is a Strategic Partner Director at Outbrain focusing on premium publishers and video supply. He is a big fan of CTV and currently looking for the next series to binge.
Dennis Yuscavitch has spent the last several years creating and launching new product, most recently with Outbrain as Director of Product Marketing.
Andrew Burke is APAC Managing Director at Outbrain.
A North Carolina native, global operations strategist and product innovation enthusiast, Erika Dean is the Global Product Go-to-Market Director at Outbrain. In this role, Erika quarterbacks the global go-to-market operational cadence for Outbrain's new product launch strategies. Erika is passionate about spreading kindness around the world. As the founder and global chair of OBGood, Outbrain’s corporate social responsibility initiative, Erika and the regional chairs curate volunteer programming designed to benefit the community and increase employee engagement.
Ehud is an Online Acquisition Director at Outbrain. He previously led the PPC teams at Conduit and eTeacher, using his breadth of knowledge to analyze and optimize performance to achieve company goals. Ehud lives in Israel with his wife and 3-year-old son. He loves following the NBA.
Emmy has been with Outbrain for over 3 years and leads the Midwest and West Coast Customer Success team. Based in our cozy Chicago office, Emmy educates clients on all the tips and tricks to ensure they exceed their goals on the Outbrain network!
Evelina is Head of Account Management Amplify at Outbrain London. Working in Digital Marketing for the past 5 years, she's dipped her toes in everything from creative production and website creation to government projects. Currently really enjoying the growing importance of data and analytics in any field within marketing and everything that comes with it. Originally from Sweden, but have adapted fairly well to life in the UK. Still missing good filter coffee, though.
Fabien Schwartz is the Co-Founder and Director of Schwartz Consulting, a business growth catalyst acting through scalable digital marketing models. Fabien was the Team Lead of the Performance Marketing Pod at Outbrain France, helping marketers to build scalable ROI Content Discovery acquisition. He’s developed strong methodologies and now works in partnership with Google and Facebook Advertising experts, offering a 360° solution in Paid Digital Marketing.
Faye Liddle is Head of Agency Sales at Outbrain, living in London. She is captaining Outbrain's team for the Advertising Softball Team this summer and looking forward to joining some her peers at the MSF Fun Run in Regent's Park in April.
Flora is a product marketer at Outbrain and previously spent time launching products at publishers and tech platforms. She's always looking for her next book to read, recommendations welcome.
A consultant, social media specialist and blogger based in Tel Aviv, Gabrielle helps brands share their voices and scale their businesses through powerful digital marketing strategies
Gal is the Conversion Optimization Director at Outbrain where her experience in data analysis, SEO and user experience all come together to make her an integral part of the self-serve team. Her past roles at Tomedes and Yehoshua TBWA represent a perfect medley of marketing and management which she uses to support all of her current initiatives.
Grace Berry supports the Engage Marketing team. Outside of work, she is always on the go, running in the park or escaping the city for a long weekend.
Galit Gablinger is heading the account management team in Israel. Galit joined Outbrain in May 2012 as part of the Amplify Team in the phase of building the Israeli market. Her focus is data-driven analysis and optimization of client activity. Prior to joining Outbrain Galit worked at shopping.com (acquired by eBay) as an analyst for the catalogue team. In her free time Galit likes traveling and hiking.
Gilad de Vries
Senior Vice President of Strategy, who previously led the brands and agencies team at Outbrain. Gilad brings more than 19 years of experience in the digital media and technology fields. Before joining Outbrain, Gilad was VP of Digital Media and Principal at Carmel Ventures, one of Israel's top-tier venture capital firms, where he was highly engaged in Carmel's investments in digital media, Internet and mobile startups. Before Carmel, Gilad was a Senior Director of Marketing and Product Management at Comverse Technology, a leading provider of value-added services for Telco Providers. Gilad holds a B.A. in economics and business management from Bar-Ilan University and a Global MBA cum laude from the IDC Herzelia. Gilad is also a first lieutenant (reserve) in the Israeli Army’s technology unit (Mamram).
Gil Dudkiewicz is the Co-Founder and CEO of StartApp, a mobile media, and advertising company. Prior to StartApp, he was the CEO of SweetIM, which was acquired by Perion Network (NASDAQ: PERI) in November 2012 for $41 million. Gil was also founder and CEO of MyDTV/MeeVee, a personalized television guide, and television search. Gil holds an MBA from UC Berkeley as well as a B.Sc. in Engineering from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Gil Ditkovski is Programmatic Partnerships Manager at Outbrain. He has 13 years of experience in Online Advertising as a product leader and business developer.
Director of Business Development, Outbrain Israel. With over 15 years experience in digital marketing and content.
Gemma is Senior Manager on the Brands & Agencies team for Outbrain UK and heads up Outbrain's PR efforts in the UK. Gemma has a passion for start-ups, content marketing and looking at future trends. She illustrates enthusiasm and positivity in all aspects of business, helping to gain the trust of clients and become an integral part of their digital content strategies.
Gulshan is the General Manager, SEA & India at Outbrain and is based out the Outbrain's office in Singapore.
Gili Alperovitch Zohar
Tech and Marketing Associate at Outbrain A marketing and communication specialist for the past 4 years. Gili enjoys working with developers, taking part in nurturing communities and telling the Outbrain's technology story.
Harel heads up Outbrain's Extended Network. He is an industry specialist with over 15 years of experience in software engineering, data, operations, management, and online advertising. He was previously responsible for revenue strategy and growth at myThings, leading the company's global ad-operations organization, including account services, business intelligence, and professional services in 10 countries.
Hope Horner is a three-time entrepreneur that has been featured in Inc.'s Top 25 Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017, Entrepreneur's 11 Marketing Experts that Could Change Your Business, and Pepperdine’s 40 Under 40. Horner is a regular contributor at Entrepreneur, Forbes, Inc., and multiple other publications where she shares startup insights and scalable solutions. She is currently working on her third startup, Lemonlight, an LA-based business that produces and distributes branded video content at scale.
Haran is leading the performance sales & new business efforts in the EMEA region. Prior to his position at Outbrain, he managed teams and projects based on content and performance oriented native advertising media buying.
Hendrik heads Account Management for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Outbrain. Before joining the Outbrain team in 2015, he worked for leading global businesses, including Siemens, IDG, Edelman, Microsoft Xbox and more, across the media, PR and technology sectors.
Idan Vakrat is a product manager at Outbrain on the Amplify team. He joined Outbrain with a vast experience in product management from an enterprise software solutions and Fin-Tech startup. Idan also holds a Physics degree from the Technion and MBA from Tel Aviv University.
Itamar Gero is the founder and CEO of SEOReseller.com, a white label SEO company and digital marketing solutions provider that empowers agencies—and their local business clientele—all over the world. When he isn’t working, he’s traveling the world, meditating, or dreaming (in code).
Inna Yatsyna is a Brand and Community Development Specialist at Serpstat, an all-in-one SEO platform. She’s a passionate lover of writing useful posts and helping people. Also, Inna likes reading, traveling and especially dogs. Connect with her on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Ioana is the CMO of DigitalWebProperties. She oversees link-building, social media, and on-page SEO efforts for the company's clients. Despite the fact that her academic background is completely unrelated to her position within the company, she has decided to pursue a career in digital marketing. Her dream is to, one day, be in charge of marketing efforts of a major architecture studio or online publication.
Itamar is leading the biz-dev & CS in the Israeli market, Outbrain. Prior to his position at Outbrain, he managed some of Israel’s leading brands, with 15 years of marketing and strategy management experience.
Irina Weber is an experienced content marketing supervisor, blogger, and brand manager at SE Ranking. She is passionate about content marketing, social media, and always keeps up with industry trends.
Originally from Philadelphia (Go Eagles), and currently leading West Coast relationships as our brainy Sales Director, Joe recently made a pilgrimage out West, residing (and working!) in sunny San Diego.
Jarrod Wright is a creative marketing nerd with more than a decade of marketing experience, working with businesses both as an external consultant and as an internal lead. He is currently the head of Marketing at Chargebacks911.com, a company that helps online retailers prevent and dispute chargebacks. Jarrod appreciates his Sales department and they have a fruitful and cooperative relationship. You can follow him on Twitter to learn more.
Jennifer is Outbrain's former Managing Editor. She has 10+ years of experience in the content strategy and editorial space. She began her career as a book editor and has consulted for top agencies, non-profits, and media companies including Memorial Sloan Kettering, Havas Worldwide New York, and Interbrand. When she's not talking content, she's playing music with her bands The Missing Footage and The Living Kills. You can read more of her writing at jennifer-bassett.com.
Jessica is a professional blogger, guest writer, influencer & ecommerce expert. Currently associated with ShopyGen as a content marketing strategist, she also reports on the latest happenings and trends in the ecommerce industry.
Jessie has launched influencer campaigns and developed blogger networks for a wide range of brands including household names in the B2B, B2C, and entertainment industries. Currently, she works at Go Fish Digital, where she heads up the Influencer Marketing division.
Joseph Dyson is a Search Berg specialist, part of a team of marketing gurus with a collective successful resume of over 15,000 finished SEO projects. The professional team at Search Berg specializes in planning, supervising, and providing digital media marketing solutions across various industries, with 15 years of experience. The team also specializes in providing SEO marketing solutions for small business, link building services, and local SEO services. They cover a wide range of areas, including digital marketing, lead generation, and web development.
Jeilan's a copywriter at Venngage, the online infographic maker. When he's not writing about design trends or content marketing hacks, he's usually reading a book, writing fantasy stories or playing basketball. Connect with him on Linkedin or Twitter
Jeremy is the co-founder of LeadQuizzes, a quiz and survey software built for marketers to increase their leads and learn about their audience. Their users have generated over 4.7M leads and 73.9M questions answered. He is frequently featured in Entrepreneur and he and his team have won numerous awards and accolades.
Jillian Gogel is the content marketing manager at AppsFlyer, the global leader in mobile attribution and marketing analytics. She is passionate about creating sustainable relationships between partners, marketers, and clients through data-driven content, and thinks often of uplifting future content strategies. In her spare time, she manages her personal blog, travels the road less taken, and creates oil pastel artwork.
Joe works for Outbrain down-under, as the Head of Brands & Agencies. He has worked in ad-land for the last 10+ years across OOH, TV, print, and digital. When he is not talking about Outbrain and the benefits of Discovery he is either taking photos, watching movies or playing sport.
John is Executive Vice President and member of the founding team at Outbrain. John leads strategic initiatives and partnerships in the messaging space and Outbrain For Chat. Prior John led the acquisition of Visual Revenue and founded the Outbrain business development and sales teams from pre-revenue to $100MM. Prior to joining Outbrain, John held sales and management positions with Time Inc. and Reuters in New York, Los Angeles and South Florida. John started his career in the media department of ad agency, Ammirati & Puris in New York. An honors graduate from the University of Colorado, John resides in New Jersey with his family.
John Stevens is the founder and CEO of Hosting Facts.
Joshua Keller serves as co-CEO of Global Agora, a venture capital firm that has launched eight of its own successful companies to date and invests in seed-stage, high-growth start-ups. He is an accomplished entrepreneur with more than 16 years of experience in internet marketing and digital advertising. Joshua is the co-founder of Union Square Media Group, a leading full-service digital media agency whose clients include Fortune 500 companies and top brands such as Wall Street Journal, Nestlé, and Match.com. In 2017, Joshua co-founded Maximus Live, an innovative native advertising software company. Prior to Global Agora, Joshua co-founded Headlines & Heroes, LLC where he spent several years building and scaling businesses. With expertise in providing strategic direction to companies, Joshua has spearheaded multiple mergers and acquisitions, including Need2Know, which was recently acquired by Cheddar. He is a member of the board of directors for Spark Networks, the leading global dating company, and SUP ATX, the world’s largest stand-up paddleboard manufacturer.
Joyce Chou is a Content Specialist at Compose.ly, a content platform that matches businesses with seasoned freelance writers. When she’s not writing for Compose.ly’s blog, you can find her hiking the great outdoors or watching animal videos on loop.
Previously a quality analyst at Net Solutions, James later moved onto business analysis and discovered a passion for information architecture, wireframes, and user experience. James loves writing on various topics, both technical and non-technical.
Karen is Outbrain's Marketing Manager for the UK and Northern Europe. She brings 6+ years of experience in marketing and sales. A person who deeply appreciates excellent marketing, Karen uses her wordsmithing skills and media-savvy to help take companies to the next level.
Katarina is a Munich original with Croatian roots. In her position as Director Sales South, she is responsible for the Southern Germany regions, Austria and Switzerland. The high demand for quality content already played a major role in her previous position at Condé Nast as Sales Director Digital for VOGUE, AD, and Style. In her free time, she can be met Stand-Up Paddling at one of the many lakes in the Bavarian area, hiking in the mountains and always looking for some good food and wine.
Kayla Matthews writes about digital technologies and online marketing for publications like Contently, Convince and Convert, Marketing Dive and PR Newswire. You can read more from Kayla by following her on LinkedIn, or by checking out her personal technology blog: productivitybytes.com.
Kathleen is a performance-based Customer Success Manager at Outbrain. She collaborates with our top US affiliate partners and performance-focused brands on how to drive the best results. When she’s not optimizing campaigns, Kathleen can be found in the great outdoors hiking with her dog, Jack.
Keith Pepper is Vice President, People & Culture at Outbrain. He’s based in New York City.
Karen Louise Davies
Karen Louise Davies has a 20-year background in copywriting, ghostwriting and editing, with additional experience in social media management, leading to her current role as Content Creator and Writer for web analytics company www.thisisbeacon.com
Kim is part of the Customer Onboarding team, based in our NYC office. Her interests include bungee jumping, cage diving with Great Whites and helping new marketers start their Outbrain journey off on the right foot.
Kriti manages Brands and Campaigns at Outbrain South East Asia & India. Prior to Outbrain, she spent most of her time working with global brands and helping them carve out their content journey. Based in Singapore, she has been working in the content space for the past 5 years.
Keren Zimbris is Head of Content Compliance, Global at Outbrain. Her "digital advertising career" started 6 years ago at DSNR Media group, she started as an AM and finished there as head of mobile media. Outside of work she enjoys playing basketball, snowboarding and listening to music, especially if it's served on a vinyl record ;)
Lior is a Product Manager at Outbrain Amplify. He's just a city boy, born and raised in South Detroit. He took the midnight train going anywhere. One day, he will have the man-cave he always dreamt of.
As the brains (and voice) behind the Outbrain brand communications (and our Head of US Marketing!), Lauren spends her days of marketing scrappiness doing everything in her power to gain and retain happy customers.
Lila is a seasoned Event Marketer with over 10 year of providing innovative, high-touch experiences for brands. When she's not running around making event magic, you can find her playing classical piano, car camping, or enjoying a cold Diet Coke while watching a West Texas sunset.
Lisa is the Director of Research and Insights on Outbrain's Product Marketing team. She manages key internal data initiatives as well as research partnerships. With an extensive background in quantitative marketing research, her goal is to weave actionable insights into every story. In her spare time, Lisa is eating her way across the globe with gusto.
Maor is a CEO at eBrand -Online Reputation Management Agency since 2008. Previously worked as a journalist & editor at Ma'ariv. He has a BA degree in Management & Communication.
Mark was the founder of, BeGood an ecommerce platform, where he led acquisition marketing. His writing and thought leadership has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, SF Chronicle, The Guardian, and Reason Magazine. Mark was the first marketing hire at GC, Menlo and Union Square Venture-backed RealtyShares. He runs a marketing team of 6 today.
Marry Ann is a branding consultant for PushMaze, a service that lets you send trackable push notifications for users. She mainly passionate about building brands in all aspect of online marketing.
Martina likes to keep content fresh, fun and most importantly, profitable. Her knack for placing herself in the customer's shoes allows her to educate marketers on the best practices of Outbrain. Aside from putting marketing dollars to use, Martina ghostwrites for small business blogs, literary journals, and independent publishers.
Matthew Smith is a Senior. Editor at ContentDevelopmentPros.com, a leading inbound marketing company that provides comprehensive content solutions, web design and development, SEO, and content writing services to small and mid-sized businesses.
Melissa Burns is a marketing consultant, who occasionally also provides workshops for start-ups and small businesses. Melissa writes about digital marketing and business innovation with the single goal of sharing her 6 years' experience with other marketers.
Margot is a serial entrepreneur and founder of BrandBucket. After a 10-year career in web development and system architecture, Margot left her senior position at a digital security company and co-founded a venture studio. There she noticed a lack of affordable “do-it-yourself” naming services for startups, which in turn became the driver to launch BrandBucket.
Mandi Coleman is the Creative Director at Clearlink. She has over 15 years experience in design and a UX Certificate through Nielsen Norman Group. Today, as Creative Director, she’s most focused on UX and leading her design team to understand the intersections of psychology and design.
Matt Crenshaw is the vice president of product marketing at Outbrain. He is responsible for setting the product vision and delivering solutions for publishers and brands that build audience relationships and grow revenue. Reach him @mcrenshawATL.
Megan Wenzl is a writer based in Chicago. She enjoys creating useful, informative stories to help businesses succeed. Megan is currently the community outreach associate for Clique Studios. When not writing, Megan enjoys watching movies and spending time with family.
Maggie Flick is Director Sales, North at Outbrain and responsible for all brands and agencies in Northern Germany. Her consulting focuses on reaching conversion goals (leads, sales, app downloads among others). Maggie has been working for over four years with some of the largest brands and performance marketers in Germany.
Michelle Caruthers is the Email Marketing Manager at Outbrain. After a several years of feeling out the general marketing space, she developed a fiery passion for turning the tables and creating emails that people actually want to read. When she isn't busy testing catchy subject lines, you can find her Yelping the nearest Starbucks and Snapchatting other people's dogs in Central Park.
Mike Nobil is Product Manager at Outbrain.
Melodie is Video AdOperations Manager at Outbrain. Born & raised Parisian living in Tel Aviv with her husband & two old pugs. Enjoy cooking, watching the Simpsons & Family Guy and her next life goal is to (finally) get a driver's license.
Michael Le Lausque
Michael Le Lausque a rejoint l’équipe Marketing Europe d’Outbrain en 2015 au sein de laquelle il occupe le poste de Marketing Manager pour l'Europe du Sud. Spécialisé dans la création de contenu et la communication sous toutes ses formes, Michael a notamment occupé les fonctions de concepteur-rédacteur en agences éditoriales, avant de rejoindre les équipes marketing de Getty Images où il a passé 2,5 ans. Michael a également travaillé en tant que consultant indépendant en création de contenus et en stratégies éditoriales.
Mike is a User Experience Designer at Outbrain. Prior employers include JPMorgan Chase, Yahoo, and a Newsday route with his brother.
Matt is an Account Coordinator on Outbrain Amplify from the San Francisco office. He always keeps his eyes peeled for good pieces to read and engaging videos to watch. Outside the office, he spends his time on the yoga mat, eating good food, traveling, and hiking.
Matt Palmaccio is Sales Marketing Director at Outbrain, based in New York. Matt joined Outbrain in July 2015, having previously held marketing roles at both Conde Nast and Hearst. In his free time, Matt enjoys exploring the city but also loves weekend escapes to the Hudson Valley in upstate New York.
Michael Quoc is the founder and CEO of Dealspotr, an open social platform connecting up-and-coming brands with lifestyle influencers to run sponsored campaigns, and giving trend-seeking shoppers access to today’s best deals. Previously, Michael was the Director of Product Management for Yahoo's media lab. There, he spearheaded the launch of several innovative services in the live video and mobile social networking areas. Michael has been awarded nine patents relating to mobile and social network applications and technology. Follow him on Twitter at @michaelquoc.
Mark Simon is the co-founder of Brax.io where he helps performance marketers scale, automate and simplify native advertising. Previously he helped e-commerce and software companies acquire customers through organic & paid search. He loves data visualization, nutrition and everything outdoors which is his excuse for taking his kids on crazy adventures. You can follow him on Twitter @mesimoniv.
Moran Zana has been the Procurement Manager at Outbrain for the past three years and has more than 10 years of experience in global procurement and vendor sourcing. She lives in Ramat-Hasharon, loves mountain biking and sailing, and is the proud owner of a cat and a dog. A win-win approach enthusiast.
Nir is heading the online Customer Acquisition for Outbrain. He was previously the Head of Media Department at GO Internet Marketing specializing in performance marketing. Prior to that, he worked at Google Dublin as an Account Manager for eCommerce B2B and Healthcare clients. Nir lives in Israel with his wife and 2 daughters.
Nate is a content development specialist focusing in video. He has five years experience in digital marketing and, along with the rest of the Outbrain team, is here to inspire marketers to produce great, engaging content for their own customers. Nate previously worked as an electrical engineer and loves using data to tell stories wherever possible.
Nels Gilbertson-Urtel is the Content Marketing Manager at Brandpoint.com, a Minneapolis-based content marketing services agency. He enjoys writing, collaborating with his coworkers and being a new dad to a six-month old drool factory name Charles.
Osnat is a Product Manager at Outbrain Amplify. Born and raised in a small village in Israel, she would always prefer the countryside over the city. She's training daily for the next triathlon, to keep healthy in body and spirit, but will never eat a tomato or cucumber.
Paola Simmons is the Sales Development Team Lead at Outbrain. She is based out of the NYC office but is originally from Nicaragua. Paola is passionate about traveling, so far she has been to 23 countries and counting!
Pepijn is Business Development Manager Outbrain NL.
With 5 years of market research experience, Priya is a content writer at Valasys Media, a global business consulting company providing Lead Generation, Database Management, Information Technology - IMS, Account Based Marketing services and more.
Roy Ben Ezra
Roy is the Head of Inside Sales at Outbrain, based in our NYC office. Prior to his current role, Roy established and managed Outbrain`s Client Onboarding and Content Review teams. He is passionate about technology, digital marketing and driving success to Outbrain Amplify`s customers.
Rachel is a content-obsessed Junior Customer Success Manager, working with publisher Amplifiers to surpass their performance goals on Outbrain.
Rachel is a Corporate Communications Manager at Outbrain. She has worked in PR for the past five years since graduating from Northeastern University.
Ronny Lempel joined Outbrain in May 2014 as VP of Outbrain's Recommendations Group, where he oversees the computation and delivery of the company's organic and paid recommendations, as well as the auction mechanisms that run in the paid recommendations' marketplace. Prior to joining Outbrain, Ronny spent 6.5 years as a Senior Director at Yahoo Labs. Ronny joined Yahoo in October 2007 to open and establish its Research Lab in Haifa, Israel. During his tenure at Yahoo, Ronny led R&D activities in diverse areas, including Web Search, Web Page Optimization, Recommender Systems and Ad Targeting. In January 2013 Ronny was appointed Yahoo Labs’ Chief Data Scientist in addition to his managerial duties. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Ronny spent 4.5 years at IBM's Haifa Research Lab with the Information Retrieval Group, where his duties included research and development in the area of enterprise search systems. During his tenure at IBM, Ronny managed the Information Retrieval Group for two years. Ronny received his PhD, which focused on search engine technology, from the Faculty of Computer Science at Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in early 2003. During his PhD studies, Ronny spent two summer internships at the AltaVista search engine. Ronny has authored over 40 research papers in leading conferences and journals, and holds 17 granted US patents. He regularly serves on program and organization committees of Web-focused conferences, and has taught advanced courses on Search Engine Technologies and Big Data Technologies at Technion.
Ran is a Senior Data Scientist at Outbrain, mining data and applying machine learning to terabyte sized datasets, to optimize Outbrain's recommendations. Ran has over 20 years of software development, troubleshooting, reverse engineering, data analysis, and data science experience. He has a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Business Administration from the Tel-Aviv University, and is a frequent participant in Data Science competitions. Prior to joining Outbrain, Ran was a Big Data Engineer at Amdocs, building predictive analytics solutions for leading telecommunications providers.
Ram leads the Organic recommendations team. He is responsible for serving recommendations that are engaging for the user but also helping the publishers to meet their goals. He holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science and 8 years of experience in the art and science of industry-level recommender systems.
Reza has been working in the digital marketing industry for over 8 years and is Zigma’s top SEO specialist. He became a Google certified digital marketer to help businesses boost their virtual visibility. Apart from his marketing credentials, Reza loves to stay active. You can always catch him shooting hoops or running marathons during his spare time.
Ruth Richards-Hill is Strategy Director for Brayve Digital based in Wales, UK. Formerly Creative Director for Nomsindo Digital in Cape Town, she now services Europe, The Middle East and Africa for Brayve. In her spare time Ruth designs glass, fusing, blowing and stained glass. She lives in Rural Wales close to her children and grandchildren.
Roy Sasson is Outbrain’s Chief Data Scientist. His team applies predictive modeling and machine learning research that optimize Outbrain's recommendation system, in strategic areas such as CTR prediction, user classification and mechanism design. Roy has a PhD in Applied Econometrics from Tel-Aviv University, where he has been teaching Econometrics since 2008.
Ryan is a Vice President of Strategy and Marketing Services Elevation Marketing. As a strategic marketing and branding expert, Ryan helps Elevation’s clients solve their problems and achieve their business goals through integrated marketing solutions distinguished by research, storytelling, engagement, and conversion. With a proven track record of energizing brands, and having worked with a variety of Fortune 500 companies, Ryan is a respected expert in achieving consistent results through creative design, thought-provoking narratives, and innovative problem-solving.
Sabrina Bailey Navalon
Originally from Montreal, Sabrina graduated from McGill University with a degree in Marketing and Finance. Speaking 3 languages fluently (English, French, Spanish and a bit of German) and having spent several years working in the luxury tourism industry, Sabrina has developed a keen understanding of various cultures, which has helped her develop international markets. In her previous roles, she has had the chance to travel extensively and implement/adapt sales and marketing strategies in a way that fit that particular market, whether it be in the Far east, Middle East, USA or Latin America.
Sophie Melnik Amitay
Sophie is the head of marketing APAC & EEMEA at Outbrain. She is a Global Brand Strategist, Co-Founder, and Entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience with a measurable track record of creating successful online and offline strategic branding concepts, product lines and events, each time finding the brand story that inspires action and create a strategy to meet ambitious new growth goals. She shares a passion for innovation, a curious mind, and expertise in defining business initiatives and plans, adapting to a changing business and technological landscape.
Sarit Anavim is a former Senior Marketing Technologies Manager at Outbrain. She is responsible for identifying technological needs for the Marketing team by finding and implementing solutions to optimize processes. Originally a software developer, Sarit previously worked at 888 and Conduit across marketing technologies, retention, email marketing and data analysis. Aside from time spent swapping the best of the worst pop songs with her global team, Sarit's first love is baking which allows her to combine her passions for food, measurement and creating things. Sarit currently resides in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Sandeep is Director Business Development, looking after our Indian publishers at Outbrain. He is responsible for growing Outbrain's publisher network in India both on the demand and supply side of the business. As part of his role, he's in responsible for delivering right solutions and strategy for publishers to enable them to achieve their goals and scale through Outbrain.
Stephanie Himoff is the UK Managing Director, Northern Europe at Outbrain. She has over 20 years of experience spearheading the growth of Internet businesses in Europe working with innovative digital start-ups and world-leading technology. Her passion for the digital space, strong experience of working cross cultures in international businesses and ability to adapt in fast-paced environments are the key factors behind her success.
Sivan leads Outbrain's international activities for the Small-Medium Publishers segment. She has over 4 years of experience managing strategic relations and projects in the online market, with a focus on the publisher side. When she's not working, Sivan loves spending time with her daughter, watching a good TV show, and with the time that's left - sleep:)
Sarah is a Marketing Communications Specialist at Outbrain. She previously utilized creative storytelling to create marketing campaigns as a Content Marketing Specialist at VMware. She is passionate about music and is incredibly proud of her ever-growing record collection.
Stav Mishory is a product manager at Outbrain on the Amplify team. She joined Outbrain with a vast experience in product management from the gaming industry and a leading online marketing company. currently spending her time on a ski slope in Europe.
Sophie is part of Outbrain's International HR Team. She is based in London but looks after all of our European teams - she has a passion for employee engagement and development. In her spare time, Sophie runs endless miles - one day she hopes to have competed a marathon on all 7 continents!
Sapir is the Content Marketing Manager at Oktopost and is passionate about writing, design and anything creative. She grew up in Australia, loves to travel and enjoys painting in her spare time.
Sujan Patel is a partner at Ramp Ventures & co-founder of Web Profits. He has over 14 years of marketing experience and has led the digital marketing strategy for companies like Salesforce, Mint, Intuit, and many other Fortune 500 caliber companies.
Stephen is an award winning analytics and research practitioner, analytics evangelist, blogger, teacher, and all around designer of things made with data. He is currently the Data & Insights Lead, Southeast Asia at SapientNitro, based in Singapore. In his spare time Stephen also blogs on topics related to analytics, storytelling and data visualization at analythical.com. Overall, he is deeply passionate about analytics and research and believes that the best applications of data-driven thinking are always found at the intersection of art and science.
Susan Tunick Reiter
Susan Tunick Reiter is the founder of ReitersBlock.com, and provides writing, editorial and production services for Outbrain, Gartner, Chief Marketer, Promo, brandchannel.com and others.
Sarah Wiseman joined Outbrain in 2015 as a Sales Manager in Australia. Before that, she was already helping brands and their media agencies create meaningful connections with their target audiences at various digital publishers. It's still a big passion of hers and now her role takes a strategic lens on how she can help brands overcome their business challenges using media. She is also a proud pom who just can't seem to get enough of all Sydney has to offer.
Tom Foran is Chief Revenue Officer at Outbrain. As CRO, Tom leads all Sales, Business Operations and Client Services globally. Prior to joining Outbrain, Tom was the CRO of Crisp Media, a leading mobile rich media company. As GM of Ad Sales & Operations for Quigo, Tom was instrumental in driving the company's rapid growth (Quigo was acquired by AOL for $340 million in 2007). Tom also worked in business development at NBCi and Yahoo!. Tom graduated summa cum laude/Phi Beta Kappa from Tufts University and resides in New York City with his wife and 2 daughters.
Veronica Gonzalez is Vice President, Global Head of Business and Legal Affairs at Outbrain. She oversees Outbrain's commercial contracts with Outbrain's publisher network and content providers. Previously a law firm associate, Veronica is enjoying the fast-paced yet relaxed atmosphere of a growing technology company. Aside from time exploring restaurants across NYC, Veronica is an obsessive traveler dedicated to seeing every corner of the world. Veronica currently resides in New York, NY.
Víctor Blasco is the founder and CEO of the explainer video company Yum Yum Videos. He is also an audiovisual designer and video marketing expert. Aside from running the business, he loves studying Chinese philosophy and is a real geek for science fiction films and comics!
Victor Pan is the Head of SEO at HubSpot where he is responsible for growing the company’s organic traffic and international presence. Before joining HubSpot, Victor was a Search Director at Catalyst, a GroupM agency, and an early employee at WordStream. When he is not obsessed with search, he is practicing his swings for kendo, the way of the sword.
Walter Lim is a social media marketer, brand storyteller, digital geek, and trainer. Founder of Cooler Insights, he loves to help businesses create, nurture and grow winning brands through storytelling, content marketing, social media, and PR.
Experienced Inside Sales Representative focused on helping marketers drive marketing results. I eat, sleep, and breathe quality B2B lead generation, new customer acquisition, brand awareness & thought leadership. Between my background in advertising tech, sales, and content marketing, I work with my clients to develop unique and powerful strategies to achieve their marketing goals and promote great content.
Yael Miriam Klass
Yael is the Content Lead at Slidely + Promo, making marketing easier and more effective through intuitive video creation. She lives and breaths content and creative storytelling in all its forms. When not developing innovative ideas to help global businesses big and small you can find her riding her bike through the streets of Tel Aviv and sipping iced coffee while listening to the latest pop culture podcasts.
Yaron is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Outbrain. Prior to founding Outbrain, Yaron was Co-Founder, SVP of Quigo, Inc., a provider of performance-based marketing solutions for advertisers and premium publishers. He previously served as the CEO of the company for three years. Quigo was acquired by AOL in December 2007. Previously, Mr. Galai was Co-Founder & VP Business Development at Ad4ever, a developer of rich-media advertising technologies for the web which was later acquired by Atlas (a division of aQuantive). Earlier, he was the Founder of NetWorks Web Design - an SEO and web design firm. At NetWorks he oversaw the production and search engine optimization of over 30 websites. Mr. Galai studied industrial design at the Holon Technological Institute, and is a Major (reserve) officer in the Israel Navy.
Yuval Ben Itzhak
Yuval is Chief Technology Officer at Outbrain. Yuval comes to Outbrain with more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and senior technical leader at innovative companies like Finjan, Intel and AVG Technologies. Prior to joining Outbrain in 2015, Yuval served as CTO at AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG) for more than 5 years. While there, he established AVG's leading position in the mobile security market, demonstrated by more than 100 million downloads of its mobile products and 200 million active users. Yuval was also a key member of the leadership team that took the company public in 2012. Prior to AVG, Yuval was CTO of the cybersecurity company Finjan, where he led six international groups. Yuval is a graduate of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and a holder of 11 U.S. patents. He is a frequent commentator in business news outlets and also speaks regularly on the future of mobile, security, privacy, consumer dynamics, and disruptive innovation.
Yaniv is a PPC Campaign Manager at Outbrain digital marketing team. He previously worked at Google AdWords support team & IBM Digital headquarters in Dublin. When he's not living the PPC world, he loves to surf, play basketball and travel the world.
Yael is Conversion Optimization Manager at Outbrain's digital marketing team. She previously worked at dmg - DSNR Media Group and Reuveni Pridan. Her job is to learn users' online behaviour; to understand what makes people tick and more specially what makes them click.
Yoav is Head of Sales, APAC at Outbrain. He joined Outbrain in 2012 as the Head of Account Strategy in Australia & New Zealand. Before that, he was born and bred as a media planner and for more than 13 years he worked in advertising, media and research roles, mostly in the agency land. He's also, a proud father of 3 girls (girls rock!), married to a vet (vets rock!). Oh, and some would say that he looks like Andre Agassi and sounds like Borat. Anyway, just call him "Joe" (or "Yoey").
Zarrar is the Founder and Managing Director of Awkward Media. He’s a seasoned entrepreneur who has relied on Digital Marketing as a cornerstone for success.
Ziv is a Performance Strategist at Outbrain working with the amplify team in Israel. He previously led a strategy team at McCann Ericson, one of the leading creative agencies worldwide. Ziv has vast experience in planning, monetizing and optimizing campaigns, he works closely with brands and agencies in order to define goals and requirements prior to campaign launch and achieve their goals when the campaigns go live. Ziv lives in Tel-Aviv with his wife and loves outdoor extreme sports like surfing, downhill biking and snowboarding. Ziv holds a BA in Communication and Management.
Zeeshan is a web architect, e-commerce specialist, entrepreneur and CEO and founder of FME Extensions, a leading e-commerce web design and Magento 2 development agency. Over the years, FME Extensions has successfully delivered projects in Magento, WordPress, WooCommerce, Joomla and other CMS/shopping cart platforms.