Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE: TRMR), a provider of software for video ad effectiveness, announced today that Kevin Thompson, former Vice President of Engineering for Google, has joined its Board of Directors.
Mr. Thompson is an experienced technology executive with significant expertise in video advertising. He has successfully led engineering teams, increased viewership and revenues and improved measurement capabilities in a variety of video and advertising businesses.
Most recently, Mr. Thompson led Google’s YouTube Ads engineering team. He was recognized for significantly increasing revenue while keeping YouTube free for more than a billion users as well as improving ad measurement and user experience by developing the TrueView family of ad formats.
Prior to his twelve years at Google, Mr. Thompson worked at Intraspect Software, TimeDance and NASA, where he held senior positions in engineering, software, design and platform development.
“Kevin has a proven track record in video advertising technology, making him a tremendous asset for the company and our Board,” said Bill Day, Tremor Video CEO. “His background in building an engineering team from the ground up focused on all aspects of video advertising, including infrastructure, end-user format and sell-side advertising is perfectly aligned with Tremor’s video ad software capabilities. We look forward to leveraging his experience in delivering high-impact ad solutions to further build our capabilities in the market and better serve all our stakeholders.”
“I’m honored to be joining this impressive group of professionals and to do all I can to help drive the company’s growth,” said Mr. Thompson. “Tremor Video is known as an industry innovator that continues to lead with seller- and buyer platforms that are changing the game in video advertising, and I’m excited to become part of it.”
In addition to Mr. Thompson’s appointment, the company announced that Michael Todd has resigned from its Board of Directors. He has served as a member of the Board since October 2014.
“Michael’s background and industry knowledge across advertising, technology and video platforms brought a unique and valuable perspective to the Board,” said Mr. Day. “We thank him for his contributions to our company and wish him all the best.”
About Tremor Video
Tremor Video (NYSE: TRMR) provides software for video advertising effectiveness. Our buyer and seller platforms enable seamless transactions in a premium video marketplace by offering control and transparency to clients. We employ patented all-screen technology to make every advertising moment more relevant for consumers, and deliver maximum results for buyers and sellers.
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