Our Mission

We help advertisers achieve better results by enabling them to leverage high quality data while establishing loyalty and trust with their customers.

TRUST

Asking permission and receiving consent are the cornerstones of trust.

TRANSPARENCY

Openness, honesty and accountability at all times.

VALUE

Dedicated to driving real, meaningful value & utility.

DELIGHT

Committed to delivering a truly delightful experience.

Our Team

Lauren Griewski

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.

Duane Dirstine

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.

Rob Gregory

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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.

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…

ADVISOR

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…

ADVISOR

Technology entrepreneur and founder of multiple successful startups in the financial technology industry. Son is a proven leader who continues to innovate and create first class software teams and products.