CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
Lauren brings 15+ years media, advertising, technology, and executive experience with the world’s leading platforms including Facebook (Meta), Roblox, VEVO, and Viacom. Lauren joins Permission from running her own tech platform and consulting business, where she led business leaders and organizations through global growth and transformation.
HEAD OF AD OPERATIONS
Michelle has been a leader in the media, advertising, technology, and privacy space since 2006. She joins Permission most recently from a consulting career where she was a key advisor for top tier clients looking to solve complex issues at the intersection of media, advertising, technology and privacy.
SR. DIRECTOR, PARTNERSHIPS & ADVERTISING
An industry veteran, Duane has 25+ years of media sales experience spanning dot-coms in the early 2000s to emerging ad tech companies today. He has sold and managed advertising programs across brand and performance-based environments, including Moloco, Facebook (META), Advertising.com (acquired by AOL), and CBS Interactive.
VP OF WEB3 & BRAND PARTNERSHIPS
Steven has over 15 years experience in software development and technical sales, with an exceptional ability and flare for public speaking. His passion for cryptocurrency and previous success running ads for his ecommerce businesses led him to join the Permission Ads team.
Rob is a media veteran with 30+ years experience in advertising, revenue growth, and brand strategy. Before Permission, Rob served as co-founder and President at WhoSay, President of The Daily Beast, and Publisher of Maxim and Rolling Stone magazines.
DIRECTOR OF CONTENT & COMMUNITY
Seth is an ad tech specialist and crypto enthusiast with a background in market research. He is a self-starter with a passion for creating content and helping organizations win in the data economy. Seth has experience covering key vendors and segments in the advertising ecosystem and founded one of the first independent consultancies dedicated to ad tech.
Jason Young is a 30 year veteran of the media, digital advertising, and adtech markets. A tenured founder and operator, his experience includes serving as CEO of Ziff Davis (tech publisher), CEO of Crisp (mobile ad platform), and Chief Media Officer of Quotient Technology (media/marketing platform). Involved in the early days of digital media, Young…
A leader and innovator in the digital media community for 18+ years, Kyung Kim has led media strategy and investment at some of the largest agencies including Publicis, Omnicom and independent giant Horizon Media, representing some of the largest brands across multiple sectors. He is driven by the changing media landscape and the opportunity to…