NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OUTFRONT Media (NYSE:OUT) has made a key hire to further its digital future with the appointment of James Price as its Senior Vice President, Data Insights & Programmatic Product.
A recognized leader in the digital media industry, Price was a pioneer of programmatic distribution and data capture. Most recently, he served as the VP of Digital Solutions at DexMedia, where he delivered a suite of digital products to the local business market. Previously, he held senior roles at SuperMedia and Idearc Media, and he also held several sales, product management and development positions at Verizon Information Services. Price is a frequent lecturer at events such as the Local Search Association, the Local Media Association, and Search Engine Strategies. He is also the co-author of a patent that is focused on the programmatic distribution of advertising across a variety of media.
The use of data to support client decisions and audience measurement has become even more important. In this new role, Price will build and oversee the company's data management and programmatic connectivity practice, through partnerships and engineered solutions. These tools will be fundamental to the digital promotion of all of the company's assets and will make out of home advertising more accessible to the digital ad buying community, enabling clients to leverage additional programmatic channels.
Jeremy Male, CEO of OUTFRONT, said: "We created this important role to oversee the systematic and strategic use of data for our advertising clients, and James brings exceptional expertise in rolling out modern, innovative platforms to media clients. In short, he speaks the language of our future."
Price will report to Andy Sriubas, EVP, Strategic Planning & Development.
About OUTFRONT Media Inc. OUTFRONT Media (NYSE: OUT), formerly CBS Outdoor, is one of the largest out-of-home media companies in the Americas and has a major presence in top markets throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America. With billboard and transit properties, a prime asset focus, and a growing network of digital displays, OUTFRONT Media gives advertisers both breadth and depth of audience across key geographies, as well as engaging ways to connect with increasingly mobile consumers.