Travis is CEO and a co-founder at LiveRamp. He recently served as Senior Vice President of Product for Acxiom. With a deep understanding of the digital marketing ecosystem, Travis oversees Acxiom’s leadership position as the central connector of data across the ecosystem. Prior to Acxiom, he was Vice President of Product Management at LiveRamp and Founder & CEO of Campus Venture Network (now iStart), a software as a service platform to administer business plan competitions online that was acquired by The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in 2009. Travis received degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Harvard College, where he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude honors.
Before joining LiveRamp, James was Vice President of WW Sales at TRUSTe where they grew the business from less than 1,000 customers to more than 6,000 customers in just over 3 years. Prior to TRUSTe, James was in a sales leadership role at Vontu, a data security company that was acquired by Symantec and prior to that James was VP and General Manager at FreeMarkets, a publicly traded SaaS company that merged with Ariba. James holds a BS in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Quantitative Economics and Decision Theory from University of California, San Diego.
Prior to joining LiveRamp, Smith led marketing at Nielsen as part of the global product leadership team, where he accelerated growth domestically and internationally by helping advertisers, agencies, and media companies understand and influence consumers’ path to purchase. Smith has a strong track record building and scaling world-class, revenue-focused marketing organizations in companies ranging from high-growth start-ups to the Fortune 100, and has also held leadership roles spanning general management, sales, marketing, business development, and product management in these organizations. He is recognized as an expert on emerging media and its impact on traditional advertising models, and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
As Chief Product Officer, Anneka oversees the execution and strategy of LiveRamp’s roadmap. Her background includes extensive experience across a variety of disciplines, including marketing, recruiting, product management and software development. Anneka received a Bachelor’s degree in Math & Computational Sciences from Stanford University.
Joel runs strategic operations for LiveRamp. He was previously co-founder and VP Business Development of Motorola/Good Technology Inc, and prior to that was EVP of Encompass. Joel was also co-founder of Adaptive Media and was the fourth member in the founding team of Palm Computing. Joel holds a B.A. in Physics from Amherst College and a MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Prior to joining LiveRamp, Jeremy was co-founder and VP Engineering for Rapleaf. He was previously senior development manager in Oracle’s server division. Jeremy was also a founding member of Oracle’s application server team. Jeremy holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard and a post graduate degree in Jewish studies from Oxford University.
Luke is Head of Data Partnerships. Prior to joining LiveRamp, Luke was SVP, Data & Product Strategy at Collective, Inc., where he led data and research strategy for the multi-screen advertising company. Previously, Luke was VP, Data & Partnerships at Experian Hitwise, a global internet measurement firm, where he also held other leadership positions in sales, client services and product management as the business grew. Luke holds a BA from Colgate University and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.
Before joining LiveRamp Vince was at Google for seven years, where he was lead HR Business Partner to the Search Engineering and Ad Partnerships teams, and later headed up university recruiting. In the latter role he managed a team of university specialists and recruiters that increased technical hiring by three-fold over a four-year period. Prior to that Vince served as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company and Bain & Company in the US and Australia. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an MBA from Columbia University.
As VP of Customer Success Allison is responsible for ensuring that all of LiveRamp’s customers are wildly successful and growing with the company. Before joining LiveRamp, Allison built and managed Customer Success teams at Demandbase, Jigsaw (acquired by Salesforce) and Equilar. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Saint Thomas in St. Paul, MN.
Dan is a co-founder and VP of Growth Markets for LiveRamp. Prior to LiveRamp, Dan was a VP at Rapleaf. Dan served on the Direct Marketing Club of New York and holds a B.S. from Babson College.
Eric Chernoff leads business development at LiveRamp. Prior to LiveRamp, Eric was a software engineer and management consultant at Infosys. Eric graduated from The University of Florida as a valedictorian with a triple major in economics, marketing, and psychology, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.