CEO
Prohaska

Matt Prohaska, CEO and Principal, Prohaska Consulting, is a 26-year media veteran and consulting executive to leading digital media and advertising technology firms and executives. Matt has contributed to the growth of online advertising since its commercial inception in the early 1990s, first by creating the online media practice at BBDO (now part of Omnicom) in 1994 and later opening CNET’s New York sales office as its first Regional Sales Manager in 1996. In April 2013, Matt became the Programmatic Advertising Director for The New York Times, where he led more closed deals in programmatic direct sales than any publisher globally during his tenure. As head of Prohaska Consulting, Matt, with a leadership team of 10 executives and a network of more than 400 senior executives in 45 cities across the globe, works with CEOs, CROs, COOs, CFOs, and CTOs to drive revenue and/or reduce costs on a strategic and/or tactical level by improving sales, marketing, operations, product, and/or tech.

Judging panel

Mack McKelvey

Founder/CEO
SalientMG

Rob Beeler

Founder of Beeler tech
Beeler Tech

Benjamin Dick

Director of Product, Data
IAB Tech Lab

Sara Badler

Head of Programmatic Revenue and Strategy,
Dotdash

Jana Meron

SVP Programmatic & Data Strategy
Business Insider

Pete Miles

VP, Ad Ops
Shazam

Marc Goldberg

CEO
Trust Metrics

Julie Fleischer

VP of Product Marketing, Marketing Solutions
Neustar

Jana Jakovljevic

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Cognitiv

Joe Meehan

GM of North America
IPONWEB

Tate Gillman

Media Supervisor
MullenLowe Mediahub

Dave Pond

GM, Display & Programmatic
Vox Media

Priscilla Valls

VICE PRESIDENT, VERTICAL SALES
Pandora

Matt Prohaska

CEO
Prohaska