SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Quantcast, a global leader in applying the power of Big Data to digital and mobile advertising, today announced the promotion of Stephen R. Collins to President and CFO of the Company, reporting to Konrad Feldman, CEO and co-founder.
Collins served on the leadership team as Quantcast’s CFO for the past nine months and, prior to joining full-time, was a strategic and operational advisor to the Company. In his new role as President, Collins will be responsible for leading global sales, marketing, operations and finance. Working in partnership with the Company’s other functional leaders, Collins’ primary charter is to ensure that Quantcast achieves its business objectives for growth and profitability by delivering outstanding value to its clients and to build a world class operation. Before joining Quantcast, Collins was CEO and Director of e-commerce SaaS provider Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV) and served as CFO and CIO of Doubleclick.
"Stephen is a phenomenal leader who combines broad industry experience with operational excellence, a rare combination in our market, and I’m thrilled to have him as my partner,” said Konrad Feldman, CEO and co-founder of Quantcast. “As President, Stephen provides leadership for our continued commercial success and will afford me more time with our customers and R&D teams as we create the next generation of transformative data technology solutions for the media and advertising industry.”
Quantcast adds the role of President to its executive suite after years of delivering market-leading ROI for advertisers and accurate audience insights and targeting for publishers. The company works with the majority of the AdAge top 100 brands, over 50% of the top 1000 publishers, and powers advertising in 29 markets around the world that delivers accuracy at 30 percent above its competitors, as reported by The Wall Street Journal.
“Quantcast’s advancements in technology and big data shape the way brands and publishers connect with consumers,” said Stephen Collins, President and CFO at Quantcast. “In my new role as President, my commitment is simple: to work closely with our leadership team to deliver must-buy solutions that offer the best client experience in the business.”
This news follows the recent promotion of Phil Macauley to Global Vice President of Sales from his prior duties as Managing Director of EMEA. Sandra McDevitt was recently appointed as Vice President of People & Places joining the Company from Google. Paul Curtis, previously Vice President of Commercial Strategy at NBCUniversal, joined in the newly created role of Director of Agency Group Partnerships.
Quantcast, which has over 750 employees worldwide, was recently again voted a Glassdoor Best Place to Work and is currently the IPA Media Owner of the Year.
Quantcast processes real-time data at the intersection of commerce and culture, providing useful, actionable insights for brands and publishers. Through Quantcast Measure, we have unlocked the data generated by more than 100 million digital destinations, helping publishers and creators understand and grow their businesses in ways never before possible. With Quantcast Advertise, adaptive modeling and intelligent machines are utilized to help thousands of marketers around the world find and interact with customers anywhere they connect to the digital world. Our more than 750 employees are driven by the potential for big data to radically improve everyone’s connected experiences and transform the way we all make sense of the world.
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