Chad Gallagher is the Director of Mobile at  He oversees new advertiser acquisition, custom client solutions and product innovation surrounding mobile for, the leading display network of AOL Advertising. In his role, Chad helps top interactive advertisers define their non-reserved mobile strategies and reach customer acquisition, cross-device targeting, brand engagement and ROI goals. Chad also develops the Pictela network, a rapidly growing mobile rich media product and advises senior management on mobile eco-system dynamics.  He is currently a member of the IAB Mobile board of advisors.
Chad began his career at in 2006 as a Business Analyst. In this role, Chad was responsible for managing client campaigns, maximizing ROI and inventory yield across the network. Prior to joining, he worked at the start-up, a mobile based concierge and events recommendation service. During his time at, Chad found his passion for the mobile space and recognized the need for innovation in order to deliver the value that advertisers were seeking from mobile campaigns.
Chad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.  He resides in Baltimore, MD