Chief Revenue Officer, Mediaocean
As CRO, Ramsey is responsible for all external functions of Mediaocean globally – business development, sales, partner management, support, training and marketing.
Ramsey has 20+ years of business, product and sales expertise in technology and data driven markets and thrives in chaotic environments. Ramsey was most recently President at Scout, a leading mens sports publisher. In this role, he led publishing, editorial and advertising. Prior to Scout, Ramsey was CEO at AddThis, a social tools and data company that sold to Oracle in January 2016.
From 2004-2011, Ramsey was deeply involved in programmatic advertising, selling the first ads at Right Media to leading Yahoo ad platforms that delivered more than $1b in transactions in 2011. Ramsey led Sales at Right Media from 2004-2007. In this role, he evangelized programmatic and the growth of the first successful programmatic exchange. In July 2007, Yahoo! acquired Right Media for $850mm. From 2007-2011, Ramsey was deeply involved in developing the programmatic market, including the first ever Agency Trading Desks partnerships with GroupM, Publicis and Havas, and eventually leading Yahoo! ad platforms and US data partnerships.
Ramsey stage dived into Internet marketing in the late 90’s, working at DoubleClick selling media, technology and data services. Prior to DoubleClick, Ramsey worked at Citibank and NationsBank in Treasury Management and Global Market Derivatives. Ramsey is a decorated veteran, and served in the US Army in Germany and the Persian Gulf. Ramsey has a BA, Economics from the University of the South, and a Master’s in Management from Georgia Tech. He is married, has 3 children and is based in New York.