Advisory Board


Alan Chapell

Alan ChapellAlan Chapell began his career in New York City at Jupiter Research, focusing on the consumer Internet economy. He is President of Chapell & Associates, a consulting firm founded in 2003 that has helped over 100 media and technology companies craft responsible privacy and data strategies. Alan was appointed as a privacy ombudsman by the U.S. Trustees Office in many major bankruptcy cases, including General Motors and Chrysler. In addition to his work as Vice Chairman of the board of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), Chapell is Co-Chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association’s (MMA’s) Privacy Committee as well as a member of the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) advisory board, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Alan attended Fordham University School of Law, with a concentration in Human Rights and European Union Law. He is a prolific writer and frequent speaker on interactive marketing topics.

Tom Butta

Thomas ButtaFor over three decades, Tom Butta has enabled technology companies to boost sales, engage customers more strategically, and win over analysts and the media. He is a thought leader in global marketing and branding and has held CMO roles at companies including AppNexus, Red Hat, Parametric Technology Corporation and NICE Systems. Tom has proven his distinct ability to identify and distill a company’s powerful brand platform and create compelling, thought-leading content to drive lasting success. Tom is a Fast Company Fast 50 Reader’s Choice winner and the author of the popular blog, Speed Matters. Currently a Consultant in Residence at Andreessen Horowitz, he holds a BA in English and Economics from Hamilton College and has participated in executive programs at Harvard Business School.

Roland Cozzolino

Roland CozzolinoRoland Cozzolino is Chief Technology Officer of MediaMath, leading architecture and development for MediaMath’s TerminalOne platform. He has 10+ years in enterprise level software design, end-user windows applications, and web-based systems. Before MediaMath Roland ran his own consulting and development firm for fortune 500 clients, developing code ranging from quantitative algorithms for financial trading, secure instant messaging solutions, compliance systems, digital rights management, and web applications too numerous to name. He was VP of Engineering at WhenU, where he developed the first behavioral targeting and content contextualization engine. Roland’s specialty is in understanding how code needs to solve business problems. He graduated Washington University, Saint Louis, with a BA in mathematics.

John Frelinghuysen

John FrelinghuysenJohn Frelinghuysen is a New York-based partner with Bain & Company, specializing in the media, entertainment and information industries. He has helped clients launch new digital businesses, build differentiated advertising and marketing service offerings, transform their organizations and execute major acquisitions. John has also supported leading industry associations focused on boosting the effectiveness of brand advertising in digital media. John holds a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Johannes Larcher

Johannes LarcherJohannes Larcher has built and led digital media and technology companies both within the U.S. and internationally. His career experience extends to a variety of industries, business models and company sizes. In general management, business development and strategy roles, he has helped startups like Academy123 and Pikum!, privately held sector leaders such as Hulu and publicly traded billion dollar entities including Yahoo! and Overture, become innovation leaders and achieve long-term customer success in highly competitive markets. He has grown and run P&Ls from first revenue to over $300 million, and has led small and large teams through periods of rapid growth and significant change. Additionally, he has spent time in management consulting (McKinsey & Co.) and executive search (Korn Ferry Futurestep). Johannes grew up in Austria and obtained is MBA at UPenn / Wharton.

Joe Sullivan

Joe SullivanJoe Sullivan is the Chief Security Officer at Facebook, where he manages the information security, product security, investigations, and law enforcement relations teams, and works closely with the Legal and Privacy teams. Prior to joining Facebook in 2008, Joe spent over 6 years working in a number of different security and legal roles at PayPal and eBay Before entering the private sector, Joe spent 8 years with the United States Department of Justice.

David Tannenbaum

David Tannenbaum has more than a decade of experience leading and managing technology companies. He has served as the Chief Technology Officer at companies including BlueCava and LiftDNA, a leading SSP (sell-side platform), before it was acquired by OpenX in February, 2012. Prior to LiftDNA, he served as the Chief Architect of mOcean, the industry leading solution to mobile ad serving. Prior to mOcean, David co-founded Intellidreams, a video advertising network. David began his career as a Systems Engineer at Sun Microsystems and was later recruited by TimeSys as one of its first employees to work on Real Time Linux and Java. David graduated with a degree in computer science engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.