James Young has been appointed as the regional director for Australia and New Zealand at AdTech company PubMatic, effective September. In his new role, Young will oversee the ANZ team, handling strategy, sales, and operations for PubMatic in the region.
He brings extensive experience in the advertising industry, having held senior positions at Magnite, Telaria, The Guardian, and eBay. Young is also the co-chair of the IAB Video Council.
Young said: “The ANZ market has enormous potential for growth, and I’m excited that I’ll be part of a company that is at the forefront of the digital advertising industry. I look forward to working closely with PubMatic customers and partners to drive success in the region.”
Jason Barnes, Asia-Pacific chief revenue officer, PubMatic, said: “PubMatic is in a period of significant growth and James’s pedigree in the digital advertising market and experience with broadcast on demand (BVOD) advertising will bring incredible value to the team and our publisher and advertiser customers.”