As Chief Client Officer for The Trade Desk, Brian Stempeck oversees the company’s relationships with agencies, advertisers and strategic partners. Brian specializes in educating marketers about the evolving world of digital advertising and helping them develop online marketing strategies for clients. Recently, Brian led The Trade Desk's Connected TV (CTV) initiatives. As TV viewership rapidly moves to over-the-top (OTT) devices, he has advanced The Trade Desk’s product efforts with TV networks and advertisers. From fourth-quarter 2016 to fourth quarter 2017, CTV spend on The Trade Desk platform increased 535%.
A recognized digital marketing and advertising expert, Brian is regularly featured in media, including Adweek, Ad Age, Broadcasting & Cable and TechCrunch, and speaks at leading industry events such as Advertising Week, dmexco and Programmatic I/O, among others. He has also been named one of Adweek’s Young Influentials, recognized as one of the publication’s “10 Rising Tech Stars.” Brian serves on the Board of Directors for the Ad Council and is an Advisory Board Member for Advertiser Perceptions.