The Trade Desk’s Chief Strategy Officer, Brian Stempeck, joins the company’s board of directors

LOS ANGELES - (BusinessWire) - Global advertising technology leader, The Trade Desk, Inc. (Nasdaq:TTD), announced today that Brian Stempeck has joined its board of directors. As Chief Strategy Officer, Stempeck works closely with customers and partners to shape new products and business lines, as The Trade Desk continues to transform the world of advertising. Stempeck has a particular focus on educating marketers about the evolving world of digital advertising, including leading The Trade Desk's Connected TV initiatives.

The company’s first Chief Strategy Officer, Stempeck is a veteran of The Trade Desk, having served as Chief Client Officer since 2015, and prior to that as Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Development. Having opened the company’s New York office in 2010 and built it into the company’s largest location, Stempeck now leads The Trade Desk's office in Los Angeles.

"I am thrilled to have Brian join our board of directors," said Jeff Green, Founder and CEO of The Trade Desk. "Brian’s deep understanding of digital media trends, especially large growth opportunities like the emergence of data-driven audience-buying through Connected TV, will make him an invaluable addition to the board."

"I’m excited to join The Trade Desk Board of Directors during an amazing growth period,” said Stempeck. “I look forward to contributing my perspective and expertise to Jeff and the board in this new role."

Before joining The Trade Desk, Stempeck worked for Unilever in brand management on the Dove brand, and at Bain & Company, the strategy consulting firm. At Bain & Company, he advised Fortune 500 clients in the retail and pharmaceutical sectors on their online marketing strategies, and also worked for Bain's private equity practice. Prior to Bain, Stempeck was a journalist on Capitol Hill for five years at E&E Publishing, covering energy and environmental policy.

Stempeck serves on the Board of Directors for the Ad Council and is an Advisory Board Member for Advertiser Perceptions. He holds a BA from the University of Virginia and earned his MBA at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.

About The Trade Desk, Inc.

The Trade Desk is a technology company that empowers buyers of advertising. Through its self-service, cloud-based platform, ad buyers can create, manage, and optimize more expressive data-driven digital advertising campaigns across ad formats, including display, video, audio, native and, social, on a multitude of devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and connected TV. Integrations with major data, inventory, and publisher partners ensure maximum reach and decisioning capabilities, and enterprise APIs enable custom development on top of the platform. Headquartered in Ventura, CA, The Trade Desk has offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.