Stephanie Himoff is the UK Managing Director, Northern Europe at Outbrain. Stephanie is responsible for the strategic growth of this leading discovery platform. Since joining in 2012, she has grown the business into a dominant market player in the Native advertising space, building commercial relationships with leading publishers & advertisers to create a network that reaches 30 million unique visitors in the UK and over 1 billion globally each month.
Starting out her career as the Marketing Manager for San Francisco-based NetGuide Live, CMP Media’s search guide to the Internet. She then moved to London in 1997 where she became the Managing Director for Alta Vista until the business was sold to Overture and then Yahoo. She then went on to launch DirectoryM operations in London followed by leading social media platform Pluck until it was sold to Demand Media where she became the European VP of Sales and Business Development.
She has over 20 years of experience spearheading the growth of Internet businesses in Europe working with innovative digital start-ups and world-leading technology. Her passion for the digital space, strong experience of working cross cultures in international businesses and ability to adapt in fast-paced environments are the key factors behind her success.
Stephanie is French and holds an MBA from the University of San Francisco as well as a Masters from IESEG. She speaks several languages and has lived in several countries.