VP, Programmatic Operations, Pandora
Brian Gilbert leads the teams responsible for scaling operational support, technical account management and executing strategic partnerships within the programmatic channel. His primary focus is on executing flawless services, solutions and engagement models to drive revenue across display, video and audio formats in support of Pandora’s sales strategy and go to market initiatives.
Having worked in mobile advertising for nearly fifteen years, Brian has held senior roles leading international growth and revenue initiatives for some of the most recognized mobile focused companies. Prior to Pandora, Brian’s previous work experience includes a number of roles at Pinger, the messaging platform used by over 100 million people, where as Vice President of Advertising and Monetization, he led advertising product and business development. Brian started his career as an officer in the US Army.
Brian has been a contributor to trade publications such as AdExchanger and Digiday and has spoken at numerous industry events including Advertising Week, Mobile Growth Summit and AppNation. Brian holds a BA in Economics and History from the University of Delaware, an MS in Information Systems and an MBA from the University of Maryland. His favorite Pandora station is Yacht Rock Radio.