London, England and San Francisco, CA. — 28 July, 2016 — RhythmOne (“1R” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mr. Richard Nunn as Chief Revenue Officer (“CRO”) – a key role within the Company’s global leadership team.
Based in London, Richard brings over 20 years of advertising industry and programmatic technology experience to RhythmOne. In his role as CRO, Nunn will be responsible for Company-wide revenues, scaling RhythmOne’s unified programmatic platform and extending the Company’s commercial footprint into global markets – focusing on Europe initially, followed by Asia and Latin America.
Prior to joining RhythmOne, Richard spent five years as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of two programmatic advertising technology start-ups – Coull (Video Advertising) and Powerlinks (Native Advertising), where he helped commercialize, scale and increase the capital value by 5x and 3x respectively. Prior to these startups, Richard spent three years as a Technology Investment Banker at Charles Stanley Securities, where he completed nine transactions during his tenure. Earlier, Richard spent over 16 years serving in senior executive roles globally for agency holding groups such as WPP, Omnicom, Publicis and IPG.
Richard originally qualified as an accountant (ACCA) at Baker Tilly Accountants, having previously studied at City of London Business School, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Finance. He also attended Harvard University for an advanced management training program while at Omnicom.
“I’m thrilled to join RhythmOne at such a pivotal and exciting time in the Company’s history as the strategy, technology and brand coalesce around a unique and unified programmatic platform,” said Richard Nunn, CRO, RhythmOne. “This move positions RhythmOne as a leading, efficient and effective cross-screen, multi-format programmatic platform at scale, globally. The talent we have in the business and the opportunity to accelerate platform growth to tap into global revenue opportunities is incredibly exciting.”
“We are of course delighted to have Richard join the Executive team and bring his years of programmatic, agency and banking experience to the firm,” said S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO of RhythmOne. “Aligning with RhythmOne’s Core focus on mobile, video and programmatic trading, Richard’s global perspective, sector expertise and deep relationships with brands and agencies, will serve to guide and accelerate our efforts. His background is perfectly suited to help us scale and advance our mission to build the most efficient and effective platform for digital content distribution and advertising globally.”
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FTI Consulting LLP
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Lorna Tilbian/Mark Lander/Nick Westlake
Numis Securities Limited
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RhythmOne is an online advertising company that connects digital audiences with brands through premium content across devices. Founded in 2004 as a pioneer of video search, RhythmOne works with advertisers, publishers and content providers to offer fully integrated, cross-screen advertising solutions that span desktop and mobile video, rich media, display, social and native formats. Through its fully integrated programmatic platform, RhythmMax, the Company represents inventory across owned, controlled and extended supply sources. The RhythmMax platform includes specialized brand safety technology, RhythmGuard, which combines leading third-party verification methodologies with proprietary filtering technology to ensure quality inventory in brand safe environments. RhythmOne’s mission is to maximize return on spend by providing the most efficient and effective marketplace for digital advertising.
The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in the US, UK and Canada. For more information please visit www.rhythmone.com.