Ben Fox is a seasoned executive with more than a decade of experience in digital media and technology. As the Executive Vice President of Adconion Direct, a cross channel digital advertising platform spanning display, video, mobile, email and social media, he oversees marketing, strategy and innovation for the company. In this dynamic and fast paced industry, Fox ensures that Adconion Direct remains a foremost innovator while helping guide the company’s revenue growth and product development.
Throughout his tenure, Fox has proven himself as an accomplished leader that has fostered dozens of agency relationships. He is continuously sought after to present as a thought leader in the industry and has captivated audiences while speaking at numerous conferences and trade shows across the country.
Previously, Fox served as Vice President of Global Product Development at Adconion, where he built the product team that set strategy, specified features, and delivered a robust end-to-end ad platform that presently serves more than 10 billion monthly impressions.
Fox brought to Adconion product management and marketing skills from Yahoo!/Overture [YHOO], where for nearly four years he launched products on the Yahoo! Search and Yahoo! Publisher Network. Fox launched several search, contextual, behavioral, and RSS-based advertising products as well as supported corporate development with the analysis of several acquisitions in the emerging areas of social media advertising.
Prior to his work at Yahoo!, Fox worked in several roles at angel and venture-funded internet startups including co-founder and interim CEO. He also worked at Trilogy Software, based in Austin, TX and helped launch the VAR business channel as part of TU98.
Fox currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and is an avid tennis player. He studied business and international affairs at Skidmore College and graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration, German major and International Affairs minor.
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