Chief Executive Officer
Michael Barrett is the CEO of Millennial Media, and brings over 20 years of experience in e-commerce, advertising, publishing, and sales. Previously, Michael was President and Founder of Ichabod Farm Ventures LLC. He also served as Chief Revenue Officer of Yahoo! Inc., and was responsible for global advertising revenue and operations. Prior to Yahoo!, Michael served as CEO of AdMeld, which was acquired by Google in 2011.
Previously, Michael served as Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President at Fox Interactive Media, overseeing the worldwide revenue for all of the company’s properties, including MySpace, IGN, FoxSports.com, Fox.com, AmericanIdol.com, and Scout.com. Prior to Fox, he served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Partnerships of AOL Media Networks at AOL LLC (now Historic AOL LLC). Michael has also held senior roles at GeoCities, Disney Online, and Family PC.
Michael holds a B.A. degree in Economics from College of the Holy Cross.
President of Platform
As President of Millennial Media's Platform business, Matt Gillis leads the Company's publisher and third-party sales through its programmatic and monetization tools and services.
A mobile industry veteran with more than 15 years’ experience with wireless software and content, Matt started his Millennial Media career as Executive Vice President of the Company's Global Monetization Solutions.
Prior to Millennial Media, Matt led boutique mobile games publisher, Cosmic Infinity, to their eventual acquisition by Japanese mobile gaming giant Capcom. Post acquisition, he served as Capcom's Executive Vice President of Publishing (Americas/EMEA), responsible for sales, marketing, and licensing, elevating the company to a Top Five mobile publisher.
Matt is a regular speaker at industry events around the world, including Mobile World Congress, Advertising Week, MobileBeat, Digital East, and more
Matt graduated with a BA from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Find Matt on Twitter @gillisusa.
President of Managed Media
Jason Kelly is the President of Millennial Media’s Managed Media business and leads the Company’s global brand and performance sales.
Prior to joining Millennial Media, Jason was CEO of Sociomantic, a company that helps some of the largest retailers with their e-commerce strategies through re-targeting and programmatic solutions. Sociomantic was recently acquired by Dunnhumby, a UK-based company and Tesco subsidiary. Previously, Jason served as Chief Revenue Officer at Admeld where he drove the company’s relationships and monetization for hundreds of publishers and participated in Admeld’s acquisition by Google. At Google, Jason focused on building out the marketplace development team and offering, and successfully bringing publishers and buyers together via private exchanges and direct deal solutions.
Jason has also held executive sales management positions at a number of leading global brands – including Time Inc., RAPT (a Microsoft subsidiary) and Virgin America.
Jason received a BS and Minor in Computer Science from the University of North Dakota
SVP, Global Marketing & Communications
Dani Cushion is the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications at Millennial Media, where she leads the company’s marketing, research, events, and communications efforts. Dani brings more than 15 years of experience in global brand and agency marketing roles. Prior to joining Millennial Media, she oversaw partnership marketing programs at Sirius XM, where she promoted the company’s major media partnerships, including MLB, NHL, Oprah and dozens of others. She began her career in sports marketing & media at Major League Soccer, Swiss-based ISL, and on the agency side at Millsport / The Marketing Arm. Dani graduated from Lehigh University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, and minors in Philosophy and Economics.
EVP and Chief People Officer
As EVP and Chief People Officer at Millennial Media, Robin Eletto is responsible for the Company’s global human resource practices, policies and operations. With nearly three decades experience leading global HR and operations teams, Robin maintains a record of success in leading organizational change, program implementation, resource management, and business operations.
Previously, Robin served as EVP, Global Human Resources for Paramount Pictures. Prior to this role, she was SVP of Human Resources for Disney Consumer Products where she led all HR and facilities initiatives for Disney’s consumer products division. Previously, she was SVP of Global Human Resources for Disney Stores and VP Global Human Resources for Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW), where she led HR, Communications and Facilities for both groups and leading HR initiatives related to the acquisition of The Disney Stores from The Children’s Place which heavily focused on organizational design, systems and processes, and the seamless integration of 8,000 employees into The Walt Disney Company.
Prior to joining Disney, Robin served as the Director, Human Resources, for AOL Time Warner and Netscape Communications in New York and Mountain View, CA, as well as the Director, International Human Resources, for NYNEX/Bell Atlantic/Verizon in New York and Bangkok, Thailand.
Robin received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is finishing her Masters of Science in Strategy and Leadership from Michigan State.
Chief Technology Officer
Bob Hammond is the Chief Technology Officer at Millennial Media, coming from Jumptap, where he served in the same role. A 24-year industry veteran, Bob joined Jumptap from Vibrant Media, a NY-based online ad network, where he served as SVP of Technology.
Prior to Vibrant Media, Hammond was VP of Engineering at Yahoo! following the company’s acquisition of Maven Networks, a video ad network where Hammond was SVP of Engineering for three years. In his role at Yahoo!, Bob managed and oversaw engineering for the company’s Video Platform and Syndication Group, including management of core development teams, product QA, product UI design, and technical documentation. Before Maven, Bob spent more than six years at Mirror Image, serving as Chief Technology Officer for the final three.
Bob received a BS in Biology from the University of Connecticut and studied Computer Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Andrew Jeanneret oversees the Company's financial management, auditing, and corporate governance, among other functions.
Andrew has more than 20 years of experience in the finances of publicly traded companies in the tech and health care sectors. Prior to joining Millennial Media in October 2011 as Chief Accounting Officer, Andrew served as VP of Finance and, later, CFO at Dialysis Corporation of America. He previously held senior level finance and accounting positions at Guilford Pharmaceuticals and Life Technologies, and was an auditor at the public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand, LLP.
Andrew is a Certified Public Accountant. He received a B.S. degree in Accounting from Boston College and a M.B.A. degree from The George Washington University.
Managing Director, EMEA
Zac Pinkham is the Managing Director for EMEA and joins the Executive team with over 12 years of advertising experience, seven of which has been spent within mobile advertising. Since 2010, he has been instrumental in driving the growth of Millennial Media across EMEA with key media agencies and brands.
Zac works closely with all EMEA agency heads and senior clients, driving brand propositions amongst the market, whilst pushing his team to deliver insightful and immersive award-winning brand campaigns. Zac is regularly seen talking at the IAB and other industry events, as well as curating our own monthly sector events, evangelising the power of mobile for brands to engage and delight their target audiences.
SVP, Business Operations
Myles Presler is the Senior Vice President of Business Operations, responsible for cross-functional initiatives and organizational effectiveness. Prior to Millennial Media, Myles spent nearly 10 years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co., where he advised media and financial services clients on a broad range of sales, marketing and operational topics.
Myles received a BA with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a JD from the Northwestern University School of Law.
General Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer & Corporate Secretary
Ho Shin joined Millennial Media in January 2011 as its General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, and is responsible for the Company’s global legal and privacy matters. Currently, he also serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee, to which he was appointed in 2011.
Ho brings over a decade of experience in the internet and digital advertising business to Millennial Media. He was previously the General Counsel of Advertising.com where he was responsible for all global legal and privacy matters for the world’s largest third-party internet advertising network. During his time at Advertising.com, Ho participated in the acquisition and integration of numerous companies, in negotiating and launching international joint ventures, helped guide the company through its acquisition by AOL, and assisted in a $60 MM round of Series E financing.
Immediately prior to joining Millennial Media, Ho was General Counsel of Octagon Athletes and Personalities, the leading athlete representation, sports marketing and event marketing company globally, and a subsidiary of the Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG). At Octagon, Ho was responsible for Octagon's legal department, which provided a full range of services to the company, including drafting and negotiating commercial transactions, handling commercial litigation and arbitration, and other corporate counseling.
Ho began his career as a litigation associate at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C. After that, he spent several years as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Commercial Litigation branch, where he primarily litigated savings & loan cases.
Ho received his JD, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, and received his BS from the University of Maryland.
Matt Tengler is the Senior Vice President of Product at Millennial Media, overseeing the company’s product set, roadmap and execution. Previously, Matt served as VP of Product at Jumptap, which was acquired by Millennial Media in November 2013. At Jumptap, Matt was a critical contributor to the development and execution of the company’s Data Management Platform (DMP) and Demand Side Platform (DSP).
Prior to Jumptap, Matt served as VP of Local Products at Position Technologies, where he launched the local marketing division (allLocal) and counted over 35 national brands as customers within a year of launch. Matt has also held product leadership positions at Verizon, Fast Search & Transfer and Yahoo!
Matt holds a BS from Bentley College and a MBA from Bentley College’s Elkin B. McCallum Graduate School of Business.
Executive Vice President, Business Strategy
Marc Theermann brings more than 15 years mobile marketing and advertising expertise as an entrepreneur, investor and senior operating executive. As EVP of Business Strategy, oversees Millennial Media’s strategy, direction and go-to-market execution for business, corporate and international development and utilize his expertise to accelerate the company’s position with programmatic and native advertising.
Theermann’s mobile experience began in Boston where he co-founded two prominent wireless companies – YellowPepper and Everypoint. Later, Theermann joined Admeld (now part of Google) where he helped conceptualize the world’s first auction for the real time buying of digital ads. This early innovation in advertising technology led to Google’s acquisition of the company. His responsibilities expanded once inside Google, where he led mobile platform sales and was responsible for the commercialization of Google properties – including DFP Mobile, the DoubleClick Advertising Exchange, and Admob.
Marc holds a BA from Schiller University Heidelberg, an MBA from Northeastern University and an MIM from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
SVP, Global Operations
Carl Wartzack serves as SVP, Global Operations. Carl is a seasoned executive with more than 15 years of senior executive management and business development experience, including a deep knowledge of advertising networks and interactive media.
Prior to joining Millennial Media, Carl served as the Chief Operating Officer of DigitalSports, where he led advertising sales, operations and content development. He previously held senior management positions with Yahoo! and Advertising.com. Carl has also held product management positions at Washington Post Newsweek Interactive and Bell Atlantic.
Managing Director, APAC
Robert Woolfrey is the Managing Director of Millennial Media’s Asia-Pacific operations. In his role, Robert is responsible for growing Millennial Media’s business in the region, building relationships with publishers and the application community, and working with premium brands and agencies to help them execute effective mobile advertising campaigns.
Robert has been a dedicated market maker in mobile advertising and applications monetization for the last eight years, and has held senior positions at multiple award winning companies. Robert started his career in San Francisco where he developed partnerships with major brands such as Google, NASA, Oracle and Sun Microsystems, and relocated to Singapore in 2005, where he began working with top brands and agencies to drive mobile advertising adoption. In 2007, he led efforts to open new revenue streams from mobile advertising in the region, and as a result, his company was awarded the Best Consumer Application and Best Overall Innovation at 3GSM Asia in 2007.
Robert is on the Board of Directors, AsiaPac, for the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA).
Robert received a Bachelor of Commerce Honors Graduate from Memorial University in Canada.
Find Robert on Twitter @robwoolfrey.