/// Digital-Ad Vet Mike Barrett on Facebook, Ad-Tech IPOs and a Cookie-Free Web (Q&A)

October 14, 2013  |  All Things Digital


Mike Barrett hasn’t had a job since December. But, before that, he had a lot of jobs in a fairly short time, with top ad-sales gigs at AOL, Myspace and Yahoo . There was also a stop along the way to run AdMeld, the  ad-tech startup Google bought for $400 million in 2011 . Barrett says he’ll be taking a full-time position soon. But in the meantime, he’s keeping busy by investing in ad startups, and occasionally joining their boards. Last month, Barrett added two more board positions to his resume: Tremor Video, the video ad network that went public this summer , and MediaMath , the ad-tech startup many expect will go public soon. So, while Barrett has a last remaining bit of downtime, we figured it would be a good chance to pick his brain about the state of digital ads

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Digital-Ad Vet Mike Barrett on Facebook, Ad-Tech IPOs and a Cookie-Free Web (Q&A)


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