Brian O'Kelley

Co-Founder at AppNexus, Inc.

Brian O'Kelley

Brian O'Kelley

Co-Founder at AppNexus, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Netamorphosis, Inc.
AppNexus, Inc.
Cetova Corp.

RelSci Relationships

2527

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

1978

Age

40

Number of Awards

1

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Chief Financial Officer at AppNexus, Inc.

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President at AppNexus, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at IgnitionOne, Inc.

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Partner & Venture Advisor at Tribeca Venture Partners LLC

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Chief People & Legal Officer at AppNexus, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Tribeca Venture Partners LLC

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General Partner at TCMI, Inc.

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Partner at Venrock Associates

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Chief Financial Officer-Online Services at Microsoft Corporation

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Co-Founder at Greenhill SAVP LP

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Brian O'Kelley
Co-Founder at AppNexus, Inc.
Education
BSE, Computer Science
Class of 1999

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Career History
Co-Founder
2007 - Current

AppNexus, Inc. develops a platform for real-time online advertising. The firm offers AppNexus programmable platform, AppNexus Adserver, AppNexus SSP, Yieldex Analytics, and Audience Extension. The company was founded by Michiel Nolet and Brian O'Kelley in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Advisor
Current

Tribeca Venture Partners (TVP) focuses on seed-stage and early-stage venture capital investments in the following sectors: digital media, e-Commerce, financial technology, education, advertising technology mobile applications, software and services. The firm invests primarily the New York City metropolitan region, but may also consider investments anywhere their networks and great entrepreneurs take them. They seek to invest in companies run by entrepreneurs in the New York City area that are leveraging emerging technologies and business models to create and disrupt huge markets. TVP targets capital efficient companies with recurring or transaction-based revenue models. Investments in companies' first institutional round typically range from $100,000 to $4 million.

Chief Technology Officer
2003 - 2007

Right Media, Inc. operates a digital advertising exchange platform. It provide services to the digital advertising companies including ad networks, direct advertisers, data providers, technology innovators and global agencies. The company was founded by Michael Walrath in 2003 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Moore Frères & Co. LLC operates as an investment holding company in media and technology. It utilizes its digital, line management and financial expertise to unlock transformative growth opportunities. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Advisor
Current

Tribeca Venture Partners (TVP) focuses on seed-stage and early-stage venture capital investments in the following sectors: digital media, e-Commerce, financial technology, education, advertising technology mobile applications, software and services. The firm invests primarily the New York City metropolitan region, but may also consider investments anywhere their networks and great entrepreneurs take them. They seek to invest in companies run by entrepreneurs in the New York City area that are leveraging emerging technologies and business models to create and disrupt huge markets. TVP targets capital efficient companies with recurring or transaction-based revenue models. Investments in companies' first institutional round typically range from $100,000 to $4 million.

Member, Investment Committee
Prior - 2017

Grape Arbor LLC provides investment services. It offers investments in advertising and marketing online, web 2.0 and social networking, financial services and software and web-enhanced services. The company was founded by Edward M. Zimmerman, Anthony O. Pergola, and Raymond P. Thek in 2006 and is headquartered in Grafton, WV.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K +
2008

Ubuntu Education Fund, founded in 1999, transforms the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children living in the townships of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. It provides integrated household stability, health, and educational support to 2,000 children and their families from cradle to career.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Former President of United States

$500
2010

Former Visiting Professor of Environmental Studies at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

$2,400
2010

Senator from Oregon

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AppNexus, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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AppNexus, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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AppNexus, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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Armis SAS provides digital advertising services. Its solutions include local advertising campaigns, digital assets and consumer analysis tools. The firm serves hypermarkets, local shops and retailers. The company was founded by Dan Gomplewicz and David-Alexandre Baranes and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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Safegraph, Inc. builds and maintains data sets to help accelerate machine learning and AI. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Siftery, Inc. provides application for services. It helps in discovering products that are a fit for company and explore what other top companies are using. The company was founded by Vamshi Mokshagundam and Ayan Barua in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Awards & Honors
2012
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
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