Tim Cadogan – Chief Executive Officer more
Jason Fairchild – Chief Revenue Officer more
Douglas McPherson – Chief Legal Officer more
Michael Todd – Chief Technology Officer more
Rick Gombos – Chief Financial Officer more
Al Duncan – Head of Communications more
Tim is the Chief Executive Officer of OpenX.
From 2003-2008 Tim was at Yahoo!, most recently as Senior Vice President of Global Advertising Marketplaces overseeing the primary advertising product lines at the company, including Display, Search and Video. Previously at Yahoo!, Tim was Vice President of Search where he was responsible for both the consumer search and paid search businesses. Prior to Yahoo!, Tim was Vice President of Search at Overture (formerly GoTo.com). Prior to Overture, he was a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey & Company. Tim earned his B.S. from The London School of Economics, his M.Phil from Oxford University and his MBA from Stanford University.
Jason is the Chief Revenue Officer of OpenX, where he is responsible for strategic partnerships, publisher network development, supply and demand relationships for OpenX Market, and all forms of monetization/revenue.
Prior to OpenX, Jason was a Senior Vice President at Claria, a behavioral marketing pioneer. Prior to Claria, he was a Vice President at GoTo.com/Overture/Yahoo! (Overture) for six years, where he built and led the business development/affiliate team responsible for developing, executing and managing all of that company’s paid search partnerships and global strategic relationships, helping the company evolve from a destination site to the largest distributed search network on the Internet, generating $1.5B+ in annual revenues. Before Overture, Jason co-founded an affinity-based ecommerce company, CU Shopper, that developed and distributed co-branded shopping portals to more than 100 credit unions nationwide, and was an early team member at EarthLink Network.
As Chief Legal Officer, Doug leads corporate governance and all legal projects for the company.
Prior to joining OpenX, Doug was General Counsel and Vice President, Corporate Development for Idealab where he oversaw dozens of operating companies through every stage of growth. Before Idealab, Doug was Chief Legal Officer and Vice President, Business Development at Ticketmaster-Citysearch and managed their successful IPO, raising $110 million in 1998. Previously he was in private practice at Heller Ehrman LLP and clerked for a federal district judge. Doug obtained his B.A. in Classics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned an M.A. in Greek and Roman History from University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from Stanford Law School where he served on the Stanford Law Review.
Prior to OpenX, Michael was responsible for all engineering aspects of the Google central Ads/Payments billing systems. He also led a team of system engineers responsible for integration of all new Google acquisitions. Before OpenX and Google, Michael was a successful entrepreneur founding Red Swoosh, a peer to peer content deliver company sold to Akamai Technologies, and Scour, a multimedia search engine sold to Centerspan Communications. He has had a deep background in search and scalable internet technologies, beginning his career at Digital Equipment Corporation in the Altavista research group. Michael holds a degree in computer science and engineering from UCLA.
Rick is the Chief Financial Officer of OpenX, overseeing the Finance, HR and Facilities functions.
Prior to OpenX, Rick held various finance and business positions at Veoh, GoTo.com/Overture/Yahoo!, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). At Yahoo!, he worked in and led various teams in finance operations, business and technology working on paid search, display and YPN. Prior to Yahoo!, Rick held management positions in the Technology and Corporate Development/Strategic Planning teams at GoTo.com/Overture, the pioneer of paid search. Prior to Overture, he was a consultant at PwC in the Financial Advisory Services (FAS) group. Prior to PwC, Rick served in the United States Navy as a nuclear mechanical engineer onboard a fast attack submarine. Rick earned his B.A., magna cum laude, in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting from UCLA.
Prior to OpenX, Al was at GoTo.com/Overture/Yahoo! (Overture) for six years. At Overture, he headed up media relations for the pioneer of paid search during the period of triple-digit growth and the company’s rapid march to profitability, global market leadership and its ultimate acquisition by Yahoo! Before Overture, Al worked in the entertainment business for more than a decade. He worked in feature film production at Warner Bros. and Fox and as a motion picture literary agent at Creative Artists Agency, where he was a member of the Motion Picture Literary Department. Al earned a B.A. in European History from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law, where he served as Associate Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.