NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapad, the leader in cross-device marketing technology, has appointed Todd Benedict as chief revenue officer for North America. In this newly created role, Benedict will lead revenue and sales operations for Tapad's North America business. He joins Tapad's executive leadership team from PlaceIQ and reports to CEO Sigvart Voss Eriksen.
With 20 years of industry experience, Benedict is an ad tech veteran with deep knowledge and expertise in leading sales organizations. At PlaceIQ, he led the media and enterprise teams as EVP of sales. In addition, Todd co-founded the real-time marketing platform for trend analytics, Primo Platform, and spent eight years at the digital ad tech company, Collective, where he built the sales team from the ground up.
"Todd's industry knowledge and decades of experience managing and growing sales organizations will be invaluable as we continue to pursue growth," said Voss Eriksen. "We are thrilled to have him join our team and are confident the company will thrive under his leadership."
"I have followed Tapad from day one of its existence and jumped at the opportunity to join its team," said Benedict. "Tapad has developed an industry-leading position in a short time, and the potential for its advancement is limitless. I am excited to be a part of this renowned team and look forward to helping Tapad achieve its next stage of growth."
Recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in 2016 by Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Crain's NY Fast 50, Inc. 5000 and TMCnet's 2016 Tech Culture Award, Tapad continues to add exceptional talent to its roster. For open job opportunities, visit the Tapad career page here: www.tapad.com/careers.
Tapad Inc. is a marketing technology company renowned for its breakthrough, unified, cross-device solutions. The company's signature Tapad Device Graph™ connects millions of consumers across billions of devices. The world's largest brands and most effective marketers entrust Tapad to provide an accurate, privacy-conscious, and unified approach to connecting with consumers across screens. In 2015, Tapad began licensing the Tapad Device Graph™ and swiftly became the established gold-standard throughout the ad tech ecosystem. Tapad is based in New York and has offices in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Oslo, San Francisco, and Singapore. Tapad's numerous awards include: Forbes' Most Promising Companies, Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, Crain's Fast 50, TMCnet Tech Culture Award, and Global Startup Award's "Startup Founder of the Year". In 2016, Tapad was acquired by the Telenor Group, one of the world's largest mobile operators with 214 million subscribers in 13 countries.
Associate Director of Public Relations, Tapad