Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman
Brian McAndrews has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as Chairman of our board of directors, since September 2013. Previously, he served as a venture partner with Madrona Venture Group, LLC, a venture capital firm, from 2012 to September 2013 and as a managing director of Madrona from 2009 to 2011. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. McAndrews served as Senior Vice President of advertiser and publisher solutions at Microsoft Corporation, a provider of software, services and solutions. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. McAndrews served as Chief Executive Officer of aQuantive, a leading digital marketing services and technology company which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Mr. McAndrews currently serves on the board of directors and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of The New York Times Company, a multimedia news and information company, and on the board of directors of GrubHub Inc., an online and mobile food-ordering company. He previously served on the boards of directors of Fisher Communications, Inc. from 2006 to 2013 and Clearwire Corporation from 2009 to 2013.
Brian’s Pandora playlists reflect his love for Elton John, Billy Joel, the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen. On the contemporary side, his current favorites are Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Rihanna.