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AudienceScience Adds Three Executives to Lead the Company

Loudmouth PR, 2 months, 4 weeks ago

Executive Chairman Bill Gossman returns as CEO with David De Simone becoming new COO

AudienceScience Adds Three Executives to Lead the Company

AudienceScience, the maker of AudienceScience Helios, the advertising automation software global brands use to plan, activate, and acquire consumers via addressable media, has announced the addition of three executives to lead the company as it expands its global footprint while helping advertisers effectively acquire and grow new customers.

Chairman Bill Gossman has added the role of CEO and will continue to manage the company’s strategy, growth and maturation as a global advertising automation software company. Former CEO Mike Peralta will remain at AudienceScience in the new role of Chief Strategy Officer, focusing on strategic relationships and partner development as the company continues to add to its extensive ecosystem of integrated solutions. 

David De Simone joins the team in the new new role of Chief Operating Officer, following several executive roles in the software industry with companies such as Gigamon, BlueArc/HDS and Blue Coat Systems. De Simone has held leadership roles in product, engineering, operations and business development, and will be responsible for AudienceScience operations and client success.

Patrick Reilly joins as VP Enterprise Sales, after successfully helping enterprise software companies like Hexis, Proximex, Broadware Technologies and Cylink scale their businesses. Reilly will be responsible for forging relationships with new clients, agency partnerships and overall growth of revenue.

AudienceScience Helios is the leading SaaS based advertising automation suite.  With a presence in more than 50 countries, including China, and processing more than 120 billion transactions per day, AudienceScience is one of the largest buyers of global, addressable media for some of the world’s largest advertisers like P&G, Frito Lay and Glaxo Smith Kline. Addressable media is now the leading media investment for brand advertisers, and the AudienceScience Helios platform helps advertisers maximise viewable reach and maintain optimal relevancy of message, all while maintaining complete control and transparency of their spend.

“After the release of the ANA’s recent media transparency report, advertisers are looking for as much control as possible over their media budgets,” said Gossman. “AudienceScience has delivered this kind of transparency to advertisers for years, and at global scale. We’re continuously evolving to meet the needs of advertisers, as well as agencies and enterprise consulting companies. These additions to our leadership team all have deep experience in the software business, and we’ll focus on managing the growth and maturation of AudienceScience as a global company.”