As Chief Financial Officer, David oversees the planning, reporting, accounting, tax, treasury, financial systems and investor relations functions for the company.
David has served as our Chief Financial Officer since May 2016 and previously as Chief Accounting Officer since March 2013. Prior to joining Rubicon Project, David held various financial executive roles in high growth technology-based advertising companies including Chief Accounting Officer at ReachLocal, which focused on helping local businesses solve for their unique online marketing needs, and Vice President of Finance at Spot Runner, which focused on simplifying the buying and selling of television media. David was an early employee of Overture Services, the originator of the paid search advertising model, where he was Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller. Subsequent to Overture’s acquisition by Yahoo, David was Senior Vice President of Finance for Yahoo Search Marketing. David was also co-founder of SignJammer, a start-up in the out-of-home advertising market.
David spent his early career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and at PricewaterhouseCoopers – including a three year stint in PwC’s Frankfurt, Germany office – and has a BS from Brigham Young University.