Our Team

Senior Software Engineer

Akshay Deo

Senior Director, Business Development

Alison Yobage

Alison is Senior Director, Business Development in our New York office, growing our business with our Media Owner partners as well as with our brand clients, agencies, and DSP partners. Her passion for television and advertising dates back to the first time she realized she could stay up late if she expressed an interest in her Dad’s work. He wrote TV commercials and they aired in Primetime, well after the usual bedtime of a six-year-old. She was quickly hooked on TV and advertising, attending countless shoots with her father. The passion continues unabated as an adult, via her previous advertising sales roles from Intern to Account Executive at ESPN/ABC Sports in both New York and Chicago, to a global ad sales role at CNBC, and most recently at Discovery Communications. She is one of our leading TV bingers.

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Andrei Mackenzie

Andrei is a driven software engineer with deep experience in building advertising platforms. Prior to clypd, he worked on one of the early real-time-bidding solutions in mobile. Aside from design & implementation, Andrei enjoys agile coaching, recruiting & mentoring clypd’s co-op team, and exploring devops. Outside of work, Andrei likes riding his bike, attending beer fests, and cheering for the New England Patriots.

Senior Software Engineer

Andrew Pillsbury

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Andrew Shultz

Andrew is a software engineer who has worked on huge consumer websites, tiny security startups, and DARPA schedule optimization projects. As an undergraduate and graduate he worked on the runtime system for a novel computer architecture at MIT CSAIL.

Senior Software Engineer

Ben Garfield

VP of Engineering

Brian Fallik

Brian is VP of Engineering at clypd. As a former software engineer, he has extensive experience building reliable and scalable distributed systems using best-of-breed techniques and technologies. He also understands the importance of fostering communication and collaboration through streamlined processes. Prior to clypd, Brian helped deliver a video streaming solution, a novel approach to consumer netbooks, and a software-defined cellular basestation and controller.

Chief Solutions Architect

Bruce Dilger

Bruce has been an innovator in TV advertising technology for more than 20 years. At clypd, Bruce helps turn our vision into a reality that interoperates with and adds new value to our partner’s platforms. He is a leader and active contributor in the standards development efforts at SCTE, SMPTE and CableLabs.

Senior Manager of Partner Solutions

Caitlin Barter

EVP of Business Development and co-founder

Doug Hurd

Doug is the co-founder and EVP of Business development at clypd and leads the organization’s growth by building long-term strategic partnerships. Doug leads by example with extensive experience striking deals with customers and partners. Previously Doug was Director of Business Development at PayPal Mobile where he was responsible for executing strategic partnerships to accelerate PayPal’s off-line mobile payment initiatives. Prior to PayPal Doug was VP of Business Development at WHERE, Inc. which was acquired by PayPal in April 2011.

Software Engineer

Eli LaGorga

Partner Solutions Manager

Erin Reilly

Principal Solutions Engineer

Ethan Netland

Ethan is a software engineer at clypd and an all-around good guy.

Senior Software Engineer

Herbert Chang

Herbert eats, drinks, and, sometimes, writes code. Prior to clypd, Herbert helped deliver a video streaming solution, an automated resume parsing, and a recommendation engine, a novel approach to consumer netbooks, and build a college. In his spare time, Herbert plays frisbee and climbs rocks.

VP of Product

Holly Rae

Holly, our VP of Product, brings to clypd a unique perspective of product, research and account management from both the TV and digital space. Prior to clypd, she worked in product development for digital advertising solutions. She also worked in the advertising analytics space at Millward Brown Digital and Nielsen, as well as ad-sales research at Court TV (now TruTV).

Senior Principal Software Engineer

James Garfield

Chief Strategy Officer

Jason Burke

Jason is the Chief Strategy Officer for clypd, where he drives forward-looking platform strategy and corporate development activities. As a recovering engineer, Jason enjoys working closely with technical teams to solve challenging technical problems that drive business value and help bring the industry where it has never gone before. Prior to clypd, Jason built optimization products for online video as VP Product at ScanScout which was acquired by Tremor Video.

Chief Executive Office and co-founder

Josh Summers

Joshua is the CEO and co-founder of clypd and leads the organization through day-to-day operations, product direction and strategic relationships. Joshua is a hands-on leader with extensive experience building companies from scratch and driving towards revenue. Joshua is also Chief-recruiter, Chief-foodie, Chief-talker and a dad of two great kids.

Principal Product Manager

Katie Majeski

VP of Partner Solutions

Katie McCarthy

Katie brings to clypd a unique perspective of sales, account management, product, and operations from both the TV and digital space. Prior to clypd, she worked in San Francisco driving product requirements for Al Jazeera America’s digital properties as part of the Al Jazeera America Cable Network Launch. She also worked in advertising sales at several media companies in New York including Discovery Networks, NBC Universal, and CurrentTV. Katie is passionate about innovation and hopes to help bridge the gap between TV and technology. While a lifelong learner and travel addict, she will forever be a Boston girl at heart.

Principal Data Scientist

Marco Montes de Oca

Prior to joining clypd, Marco was a postdoc at the University of Delaware. He earned his Ph.D. at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. He also holds a B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from the Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico, and a M.S. in Intelligent Systems from the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico. The central topics of his research are optimization, swarm intelligence, and complex systems. He serves in the editorial board of the journals Swarm Intelligence and Frontiers in Robotics and AI: Computational Intelligence. His favorite beer is Orval.

Principal Data Scientist

Marge Colberg

Chief Relationship Officer

Mark Mitchell

As Chief Relationship Officer, Mitchell develops partnerships with the owners of television advertising inventory, bringing first-hand knowledge of seller’s needs, and those of their advertising customers. He has worked much of his career as a sales leader in management roles spanning the spectrum of traditional TV ad sales (ABC Network), venue-based video networks (PRN, Screenvision), the internet (Pogo) and advanced technologies for TV (Canoe).

Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Hipwood

Michelle is the Chief Financial Officer at clypd. Michelle previously held roles as the Director of Finance and Operations at Immusant, an early-stage biotech, and the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of The Capital Network, a non-profit dedicated to providing extensive educational and mentoring programs to help early-stage entrepreneurs successfully raise seed capital. Michelle’s earlier career was spent in Investment Banking and Strategy Consulting at large institutions like Bank of America and Deloitte. She is currently the Treasure of the Board at Land’s Sake Community Farm, a local farm dedicated to farm and land sustainability and education.

Creative Director

Nate Maxfield

Nate is an award-winning designer, developer, and skilled photographer with more than 15 years of experience. His career spans a few startups as well as some larger companies. Most recently he led the mobile UI/UX team at Verizon Labs in designing products for the FiOS Mobile suite of apps. Nate spends his spare time with his young family and working on various DIY projects. He also likes coffee, a lot.

Principal Solutions Engineer

Neil Bennett

As a solutions engineer at clypd, Neil spends his time helping clypd to integrate with various partners tech stacks in addition to backend software engineering and devops work. Neil previously worked across both software engineering and devops areas with a concentration on customer-facing solutions. Outside of clypd Neil’s has a love of music, white water raft guiding and snowboarding.

Principal UI Engineer

Olya Rosenberg

Olya is a designer, front-end developer and illustrator that loves dancing, painting, reading, draping and making clothes. Before joining clypd she worked at PayPal as a User Interface Designer where she was responsible for design and front-end development. Originally from Ukraine she studied media and visual communication in Hamburg, Germany before moving to Boston.

Software Engineer

Onkar Hanumante

Chief Research Officer

Pete Doe

Pete is Chief Research Officer at clypd. He was a data scientist before the term existed and has been expanding the frontiers of TV audience measurement through statistical innovation since the 1990’s. Originally from the UK, Pete moved to New York in 2004 and joined Nielsen, where he was a primary architect of their global data fusion business, as well as being awarded patents for (among others) set top box audience measurement, digital measurement, and out of home audience modeling. At clypd, Pete’s main responsibility is the integrity of data and algorithms in the clypd platform. At home, his main responsibilities are playing music and Lego with his daughters.

Director of Product

Ross Worby

Director, Business Development - Agency Demand

Scott Gedney

Principal Software Engineer

Siddharth Karandikar

Director of Engineering

Sumit Shah

An occasional beer drinker from clypd’s keg, Sumit loves putting technology to work efficiently. Previously he built unstructured data analysis solutions for various industries and architected and led development of high throughput, low latency systems. When not hacking away, Sumit enjoys traveling, snowboarding, and spending time with his kid.

Software Engineer

Sushil Shinde

Senior Director, Partner Engagements

Thomas Baiter

Thomas is the Senior Director, Partner Engagements for clypd. He brings to clypd more than 20 years of experience building Ad Sales, Traffic, and related systems for linear TV and digital ad sales organizations. Prior to clypd, Thomas was a Product Owner at Turner Broadcasting, Director of Sales and Traffic Systems at Hallmark Channel, Head of Support at Invision, and a senior consultant for Theory M, leading projects at ESPN. A native New Yorker, when he’s not toiling over clypd projects, he can be found planning his next trip to Europe or looking for the best place to watch Manchester United’s next match.

Senior Principal Software Engineer

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