Brad Bender is Vice President of Display & Video Ads at Google. In this role he oversees product management for the Google Display Network, DoubleClick Bid Manager, DoubleClick Campaign Manager, Gmail monetization, and other emerging display advertising businesses. Under Brad’s leadership, the Google Display Network has been named “Highest Rated Network Brand” by Advertising Perceptions four years running. Brad is a frequent guest speaker at industry events and conferences around the world and has been cited in Ad Age, Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal, among many other publications.
Prior to joining Google, Brad held multiple leadership positions at DoubleClick in both the US and Europe. Most recently, he was their Vice President of Product Management responsible for the optimization suite of products used by many leading publishers, agencies, and marketers worldwide.
Brad graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University. In 2012 he was named as a “40 under 40” leader by Crain’s New York Business. Brad is an inventor of several patents in the areas of data and privacy.