Drawing upon his sixteen years of experience in the digital advertising industry, James Brown is
Managing Director, EMEA for Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), which operates one of the world’s
largest independent marketplaces for the buying and selling of advertising. This includes managing
the teams working with the UK’s leading buyers – including DSPs, agencies, agency trading desks and
advertisers – and sellers such as online publishers, mobile applications, and online broadcasters.
Prior to joining Rubicon Project, he spent six years at The Telegraph rising to become General
Manager, Digital Advertising where he was responsible for global digital advertising revenues.
Commercial highlights include the development of the Telegraph Media Group Performance
Network, Commercial Content creation business units, the conception and strategy for TMG’s
programmatic trading and publisher trading desk. Before that James Brown was Trading Director of
Aegis-owned Diffiniti (now iProspect), responsible for commercial trading relationships with media
owners and the media strategy across a portfolio of brands including Ladbrokes, Auto Trader, Opodo
and Betfair. He also spent a year as Chair of the Commercial Committee at the Association of Online
Based in London, James enjoys playing golf, keeping fit and a glass of wine!