Megan Clarken was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer effective November 25, 2019. From 2004 to 2019, Megan held numerous senior positions at Nielsen in both commercial and product leadership, including Chief Commercial Officer of Nielsen Global Media, President of Watch, Nielsen’s Media Measurement services, and President of Product Leadership. Megan’s previous roles at Nielsen include Managing Director of Media Client Services in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Managing Director of Nielsen’s digital business across the Asia Pacific Region. Prior to Nielsen, she held senior leadership positions for large publishers and online technology providers, including Akamai Technologies and ninemsn in Australia.
Dave Anderson joined Criteo as our interim Chief Financial Officer in May 2020. Dave was most recently the CFO and COO of Nielsen Holdings, and prior to that he was the CFO of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, and in both cases he led significant transformation efforts. From 2003 to 2014, Dave was the CFO of Honeywell International. Before that, Dave served as CFO of diversified manufacturer ITT Industries and of Newport News Shipbuilding. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of American Electric Power Company, one of the largest electric power generators in the United States. Dave has been recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine as one of America’s Top CFOs in Institutional Investor’s annual survey. Dave graduated from the Kelley School at Indiana University with B.S. in Finance and Economics and received an MBA from the Booth School at the University of Chicago.
Diarmuid Gill is our CTO, having joined Criteo in 2014. He is in charge of managing Criteo’s R&D teams in Europe and the US, delivering on their mission of providing high performance AI powered advertising at scale. Hailing from Cavan in Ireland, he has an honours degree in Electronic Engineering (1994) and a First-class honours MBA (2014), both from Dublin City University. Previously he worked for General Electric, IONA Software, ICL Fujitsu and AOL.
David Fox is Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Development Officer at Criteo. He’s responsible for overseeing the growth of our Marketing Solutions among agencies, brands, and channel partners, in addition to corporate development and strategic partnerships at Criteo. Prior to this, David spent 25 years working at Fortune 500 companies and start-ups and sits on several boards of directors and advisory boards. David has deep international and marketplace experience having lived abroad for several years for Akamai Technologies and also founding two successful technology platforms in the business aviation and supply chain industries, Stellar Labs and Agistix. David graduated from Denison University and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University. He has been a member of YPO since 2007.
In his role of Chief Transformation Officer, Thomas Jeanjean's remit is to lead strategic change initiatives across the whole of Criteo. Thomas joined Criteo in 2013 and, since then, has occupied various leadership positions. Prior to Criteo, Thomas worked for different startups and led Google’s automotive business in France. He holds a post graduate degree in Commerce from IAE and Dublin Business School.
As General Counsel, Ryan Damon oversees Criteo’s legal, data privacy and government relations functions. Ryan joined Criteo in 2018 to lead Criteo’s mission to shape the future of compliance and help drive business expansion. Prior to Criteo, Ryan served as SVP and General Counsel at Riverbed Technology, and also held senior legal roles at Charles Schwab and Gunderson Dettmer. He has a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Denis Collin is Executive Vice President of People. Prior to joining the company in 2018, Denis occupied various roles in Business Development and Sales at Kiwee, Medialive and Vallent, acquired by IBM Software. In 2016 he co-founded the start-up Less which was sold to BlaBlaCar. Denis Collin is an Engineer and graduated from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité (Supelec).
Cédric Vandervynckt is Executive Vice President, Global Product Commercialization. His team is responsible for driving client centricity and revenue growth among Criteo’s product and Marketing Solutions, in addition to our go-to-market strategy. Prior to joining Criteo in 2015, Cédric held several sales and product commercialization roles at Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!. He holds a Master’s in Management from Skema Business School.
Marc Grabowski is the Executive Vice President of Global Supply at Criteo. Overseeing commercial, operations, analytics and supply quality/brand safety, Marc leads the Global Supply Organization and is responsible for expanding Criteo’s global footprint of direct publishers and channel partners to provide advertisers with a diversified source of quality inventory. Marc has over two decades of experience in the advertising industry. Prior to joining Criteo, he was the CEO at Persio, a multi-channel marketing platform. He also spent nine years at Yahoo as VP North America Sales and COO of Nanigans, where he focused on SaaS Platform deployment, direct and digital response marketing, data science and cross-device advertising. Marc holds a BA from Boston University.
Geoffroy Martin is Executive Vice President and General Manager, Growth Portfolio at Criteo and is responsible for incubating, operating and growing adjacent businesses within the company. As part of this role, he oversees Criteo’s Retail Media Division, managing everything from sales to product development. Prior to joining Criteo, he was CEO of Art.com, where he oversaw a massive growth in revenue and customers across 150 countries. Geoffroy holds Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from both Ecole Centrale Paris and Politecnico di Torino.
Jessica Breslav oversees commercial strategy and client success in the Americas. She joined Criteo in August 2013 and has focused on driving operational excellence and long-term sustainable growth. Jessica has worked in performance-based advertising for over 15 years and brings strong experience in building large commercial teams that deliver results. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she studied business and economics.
Bringing almost 20 years of experience in technology commerce, go-to-market strategy and people leadership, Shruthi Chindalur is Criteo’s Executive Managing Director leading EMEA. She has worked with businesses of all sizes and industries in the EMEA region for over 10 years. She held EMEA roles in both Oracle and Linkedin prior to joining Criteo and holds a Master's degree in Information Systems and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science. She has also lived and worked in India, United States, Ireland and Spain. Her knowledge and experience brings diversity to Criteo’s vision of transformation both internally and externally.
Ken Pao oversees the Asia Pacific region. Prior to Criteo, Ken spent the last six years building up the APAC practice at Videology, an advanced TV and video advertising platform and had most recently served as Chief Revenue and Operations Officer there. He has spent the last 13 years building and growing numerous enterprises across the APAC region. Ken received his MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BA from UCLA.