Chief Revenue Officer
Brian brings over 15 years of experience in digital, mobile, and emerging media to the NinthDecimal team. He is responsible for NinthDecimal partner and client revenues across all its lines of businesses. Most recently, Brian was VP of Sales and Business Development at 4INFO where he was part of the executive team overseeing multiple revenue functions including leading teams responsible for sales, publisher, data, and channel partnerships.
Prior to 4INFO, Brian was Director of Sales at SkyGrid focusing on brand and agency partnerships around mobile and social real-time media opportunities across desktop, mobile, tablets, and connected television. Earlier in his career, Brian was part of the NinthDecimal family serving as Director of East Coast Sales under the company’s former JiWire brand. During this time, Brian managed the Sales and Account Management teams on the East Coast working with brands to reach the on-the-go consumer via WiFi sponsorships at venues. Before JiWire, Brian was part of the team at Third Screen Media that was acquired by AOL and formed into Platform A.
Brian started his digital media career at Yahoo! where he received numerous company wide awards as one of the top sales reps. He has a bachelor’s degree in Government from Connecticut College and resides in Ashland, Massachusetts with his wife, two boys and black lab.
Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer
Todd Rose is currently Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development for NinthDecimal. Prior to joining NinthDecimal, Todd was Vice President of Business Development for YP (formerly AT&T Interactive), where he was responsible for all publisher, strategic content, and advertising platform partnerships. Prior to YP, Todd held leadership roles with Ingenio (acquired by AT&T), where he played an instrumental role in building the industry’s pioneer Pay Per Call ad network, and LookSmart, an early leader in Internet search and navigation. He also worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he advised a range of Fortune 500 technology companies on sales, marketing and operations strategy.
Todd holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Princeton University. He lives near San Francisco with his wife and two daughters.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Amy has over 25 years of marketing and advertising consulting experience. As SVP of Strategic Partnerships, Amy focuses on working with brands and agencies to develop and execute effective campaign across all forms of media to deliver the best ROI possible.
Before NinthDecimal, Amy held sales leadership roles at IMG where she helped evolve their Emerging Media Division during a pivotal time when consumers were starting to become dependent on being “connected”. While there, she was also part of a team that created an airport Wi-Fi Network and Sprint’s first made-for-mobile programming network called Sprint TV.
Prior to IMG, Amy joined Captivate Network where she was instrumental in introducing their unique product to the industry and also helped define the new media category, Digital Out of Home.
Amy began her career at CBS, serving in various positions overseeing sales organizations at stations and the CBS Radio Network.
Amy has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Rochester. She is a native New Yorker residing in Boston with her husband, two daughters and dog, Gus.
Chief Product Officer
Mark is the Vice President of Product Management at NinthDecimal, where he brings over 15 years of experience in technology and organizational leadership. His teams have consistently delivered market-leading products, which have received accolades from the Mobile World Congress, the International Design Excellence Awards, Forrester, and more. He previously served as Vice President of Product Management at NearbyNow, which was acquired by NinthDecimal. Prior to NearbyNow, he was the Vice President of Product Management at SugarSync where he drove the delivery of an award-winning product that synchronizes a user’s data across all of their devices. Earlier in his career, Mark worked at Loudcloud, M.I.T. Lincoln Laboratories, A.T. Kearney, and I.B.M.
Mark holds a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Vice President, Engineering
As VP of Engineering, Lenny provides the technical and visionary leadership to NinthDecimal R&D teams, and drives the architecture, design and implementation of all our products.
Lenny has 20 years of technology experience, focusing on fast-growing startup companies. Lenny joined NinthDecimal through the acquisition of Nearbynow, and was responsible for developing a flagship Location Graph™ product. As a VP of Engineering, Lenny led Nearbynow engineering & operations to create a cutting edge mobile platform for local product search. Prior to Nearbynow, he was the VP of Engineering at Yousendit responsible for the transformation of file sharing platform into an enterprise grade SaaS digital content delivery company. Prior to this, Lenny was at ZEDO, a leading ad serving company, where he served as Vice President of Engineering. Prior to joining Zedo, Lenny was one of the founding engineers an later lead a team at Walmart.com growing the site from $0 to $2B in sales. Earlier in his career he ran a consulting company focusing on delivering software solutions for Fortune 500 companies, including Wells Fargo, PG&E, and Charles Schwab.
Lenny holds a MS of IT degree from Odessa Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine & BS degree in Computer Science from San Francisco State University.
Senior Vice President, Head of Agency Partnerships
Stephanie has over 20 years of sales expertise in mobile, digital and traditional media where she’s successfully created unique, cross-platform advertising solutions to solve market challenges.
Since joining NinthDecimal in 2009, she’s been laser-focused on growing the firm’s business with top-tier brands. Stephanie is responsible for building, mentoring and ensuring success of NinthDecimal’s agency partnerships team. An essential part of her role is establishing strategic relationships with market leaders on both the agency and client side to identify “gaps” in the mobile marketplace.
Stephanie began her career in 1991 at The SoftAd Group, a platform for interactive marketing programs leveraging graphics, engagement and interaction – at the forefront of the Internet. Using her market expertise, she created new media concepts for top tier brands including, AMEX, IBM, BMW & Cadillac. From SoftAd, Stephanie went on to direct strategies for leading publications such as Dr. Dobb’s Journal, Windows Magazine, VARBusiness Magazine. In this capacity, she worked with major technology brands to build brand awareness and grow market share during an intensely competitive time. In 2006, Stephanie joined CNET where she helped Fortune 500 companies with their international digital media strategies across CNET global properties. With CBS’s acquisition of CNET, Stephanie moved on to join AdGent007 as the Sales Director responsible for generating awareness, demand & revenue for its network of U.S. IP addresses on global news sites – a new audience concept in digital media at that time.
Stephanie has a BA in Communications with a Minor in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University. She resides in Pennsylvania with her children and dogs.
Vice President, Media Strategy & Operations
Ajay brings over a decade of experience building and leading world class operations focused on delivering high-performing mobile & digital advertising campaigns. He also has more than fifteen years of online advertising experience with publishers & ad technology vendors. At NinthDecimal, he oversees the development and pricing of ad products, and all aspects of campaign fulfillment operations that include audience build out, programmatic inventory sourcing, campaign implementation, trafficking, delivery and performance optimization.
Ajay previously managed the digital media operations team at Datalogix, a leader in connecting offline consumer spending to digital marketing, which was acquired by Oracle. Prior to Datalogix, he served as Principal Analyst managing the yield analytics function at Acerno, an early leader in predictive and behavioral targeting, which was acquired by Akamai.
Ajay holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Principia College and an MBA in Marketing & Management from the New York Institute of Technology. He resides in Dublin, California with his wife, three kids & two mutts.
Senior Vice President, Head of Research & Analytics
As a seasoned industry veteran, Sable has a deep background in advertising that spans both full service agencies and leading ad-tech/ mar-tech companies. At NinthDecimal, she leads Research and Insights Group responsible for helping clients to identify marketable moments that drive engagement and create actionable insights. By incorporating location data with other online and offline sources across devices, Sable and her team provide a holistic view of today’s mobile-first audience, which informs clients’ planning, activation, measurement and optimization decisions.
Prior to joining NinthDecimal, Sable led BrightRoll’s agency research team, where she was responsible for new research product development and testing, custom research for strategic accounts, and cross-platform measurement to demonstrate the effectiveness of digital video advertising.
Sable is a recipient of the 2013 IAB Service Excellence Award for Optimizing Ad Effectiveness, and is an active member of the ARF Cross-platform Council as well as Media Rating Council Board of Directors.
She has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and an MA in Mass Communication from Towson University.