Stanford University graduate students Dan Greenberg and Rob Fan were studying the pyschology of virality when it hit them: ads shouldn't have to steal your attention to be successful — they should be good enough to deserve it.
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Dan Greenberg, CEO
Dan has been at the cutting edge of digital advertising since 2005, bringing together unique expertise in viral engineering, persuasive technology and native monetization. A Stanford University graduate, Dan was recently named to Forbes’ ’30 Under 30’ list and has been honored as an Ad Age Media Maven.
Rob Fan, CTO
An early adopter of lean principles learned directly through Lean Startup author Eric Ries and investor Steve Blank, Rob has used these principles to grow Sharethrough into an international organization. Prior to Sharethrough, Rob worked for Booz Allen Hamilton and earned degrees from both Stanford and Johns Hopkins universities.
Patrick Keane, President
A former Google and CBS executive, Patrick was CEO of Associated Content and led the sale of the company to Yahoo! in 2010. Patrick most recently was on the board of Bleacher Report, a digital sports company sold to Turner Broadcasting in 2012.
Mike Gaffney, CRO
Mike’s technology career began in enterprise software at Oracle and includes a seven-year tenure as a VP for Salesforce. Previously, Mike was CRO for Auditude, a video advertising platform acquired by Adobe in 2011 and VP of Sales at Right Media, the first digital advertising exchange acquired by Yahoo.
Shannon Espinola, VP of People
Shannon brings to Sharethrough nearly 20 years of HR leadership at tech companies. As Head of People Strategy for Castlight Health, Shannon helped drive Castlight’s rapid growth through IPO to establish the company as a leading healthcare software provider. Shannon holds a JD from Golden Gate University School of Law and a BA from San Jose State University.
Patrick Davis, CFO
Patrick brings over 15 years experience in technology to Sharethrough, through his career having raised over $1B in venture equity and debt. Patrick has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Digital Realty Trust (NYSE:DLR) and later as a founding employee & CFO of Vantage Data Centers. Patrick has a BS from the University of Oregon and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
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