AndBeyond.Media Announces Ashley King as VP of Publisher Development
AndBeyond.Media, the world’s leading global on-demand native marketplace serving over 1 billion MM ad experiences, today announced the appointment of Ashley King as its VP of Publisher Development. In her role, King—a recognized industry maven with over 14 years of experience will lead the company’s publisher acquisition effort and market development strategy for the US, with a key focus on accelerating the growth of the business and its offerings across the region.
Ashley joins AndBeyond.Media from Kiosked, a global advertising automation platform company where she spearheaded the organization’s publisher partnership sales strategy as its senior director. Previously, she was engaged in similar partnership development roles at Optimatic Media and PubMatic. Ashley has worked with leading companies like USA Today and Verisign; securing and managing global content deals with large-scale companies like NBA, handling portfolios spanning from business development, to offering her expertise in the mobile, display and video advertising ecosystem.
A seasoned leader with a proven track record in leading and elevating publisher and sales strategies in the US market, Ashley’s leadership skills and insights are going to be vital to help evangelize the company’s offerings to the market, and further its presence in the United States.
“Ashley is one of the most experienced and well-connected people we’ve come across and I’m excited we can bring on someone with so much knowledge of the ecosystem to be a part of our leadership team,” said Karan Gupta, Chief Executive Officer at AndBeyond.Media.
Talking about her new role Ashley King, VP Publisher Development, AndBeyond.Media said, “AndBeyond.Media is representative of being one of the finest innovative companies in the programmatic advertising space. I first heard about the company from the great reputation that the founders have built with their network of partners and publishers. I’ve always bet on serial entrepreneurs that have built and setup successful business, and with the vision that Karan and Pankil have for AndBeyond.Media, my decision making became that much easier. I’m impressed by the company’s technology and offerings for both small and large-scale publishers – that are future-ready, unique and scalable. It’s exciting to be part of such a young, dynamic, growth-oriented team, and I’m looking forward to achieving greater milestones as we continue scaling our business.”
“Ashley brings with her a wealth of expertise and stellar understanding of what publishers look out for. I’m positive that her contributions would prove to be indispensable as we continue the expansion of our business,” added Pankil Mehta, Chief Business Officer, AndBeyond.Media.
King’s appointment and the launch of the New York City office will enable the company to leverage growth opportunities that are in line with AndBeyond.Media’s ambitions. These announcements come at a period of rapid expansion for the company’s business not just in the US, but globally.