Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of Adnetik, Ed is responsible for planning and implementing the company’s strategic direction, overseeing international operations, and delivering on the company’s vision to become world class marketing investment managers. In 2010, Ed oversaw the expansion of Adnetik into six international markets and was awarded LatinTRENDS Magazine’s Latino Trendsetter Award in the technology category. In 2011, he was named one of Boston Business Journal's Top 40 under 40.
Prior to becoming the CEO at Adnetik, Ed served as the Manager Director for Havas Digital, North America, which included managing staff at five locations: New York, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago and Toronto, while continuing to drive strategic new business and special initiatives. In this role, Ed managed digital media planning and buying- including search and analytics, Mobext-mobile marketing, and AIS- Digital and Direct Creative agency. In 2009, he was recognized for his superior leadership with the Media All Star award by MediaWeek.
Before joining Havas Digital, Ed worked at Yahoo! Inc. where he served as the Director of Special Projects for Yahoo!’s Media, Entertainment, Information, and Finance Groups. He has also served as a consultant to the wireless technology industry providing insight to the data application sector and delivery of advertising to mobile devices.
Prior to his transition to the interactive industry, Ed was a prosecutor in the Middlesex District Attorney’s office of Massachusetts, where he prosecuted numerous felonies and appellate actions. Mr. Montes is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and he is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He continues to be a driving force in the interactive industry and regularly speaks at industry conferences in the US and abroad.
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