Speaker: Jeff Hirsch
Chief Commercial Officer
Jeff Hirsch is a veteran digital media executive with over 30 years of management and marketing experience. He joined PubMatic in 2016, bringing with him extensive experience in startups and high-growth companies, thriving on the energy inherent in rapidly expanding organizations and the challenge of building successful companies. He currently serves as Chief Commercial Officer, overseeing global business efforts in addition to overseeing US Publisher Development and Marketing where he manages PubMatic’s global brand and go-to-market strategies, reinforcing the company’s position as the premier automation solutions company for an open digital media industry.
Prior to joining PubMatic, Jeff was the CMO of personalized video technology company SundaySky. He has also held several executive-level positions at a range of technology companies: AudienceScience, where he served as CEO of the global data technology company and was the driving force in the acquisition of German behavioral targeting company Wunderloop; Fastclick, where he served as chief revenue officer from start through exit; and ValueClick, where he served both pre-IPO and later as the SVP of business development. Earlier in his career, Jeff was the CEO of the Inc. 500 software company Xytech Systems and the regional ad agency Jeffrey Scott Ltd.
Jeff founded the Behavioral Targeting Consortium in 2008, at the beginning of the digital data revolution, which boasts over 1,400 members, and he also sat on the board of the IAB. He holds a bachelor’s degree in experimental psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.