Deke Faires, RVP, Platform Sales, leads West & Central Region Enterprise Sales efforts to successfully position MediaMath’s Marketing Operating System to solve for customer business goals and challenges. Deke works closely with senior executives and all functional groups in the company to bring a customized marketing technology solution to each new client. Deke brings over 20 years of enterprise sales, and over 10 years in digital marketing and media, working with global Fortune 500 companies nationwide. Prior to MediaMath, Deke spent time at Turn, Adnetik & Yahoo! where he drove enterprise sales efforts on the West Coast. Deke’s introduction into technology and media began from the early days of the internet, where he helped grow a startup technology firm in Boston to IPO and acquisition during the boom/bust. Prior to that, he got his BS in Business - Marketing from Indiana University where he was President of the Business School’s Marketing Club. Outside of work Deke spends his time with his wife and 3-year old son in Southern California, hobbies include skiing, biking, and leading a SoCal digital networking group.