Quantcast announced yesterday Philip Macauley as UK Managing Director, where he will be responsible for leading the company’s operations and expansion into the UK market.
Mr Macauley joins Quantcast after ten years at Yahoo!, where he most recently held the post of Director of Business Development and Commercial Relations. He brings Quantcast and its clients his broad expertise in media planning, display advertising and go-to-market strategy within the digital domain. Mr Macauley joined Yahoo! as Head of Planning and Strategy for the UK and Pan-European market. In his tenure with the company, he has held various senior roles including driving media agency relationships as Agency Sales Director and leading the company’s publisher efforts as Head of Publisher Partnerships. Prior to Yahoo!, Mr Macauley was with WPP’s MindShare.
“Since the launch of our global audience service in March, we’ve seen strong worldwide growth, particularly in Europe”, said Konrad Feldman, co-founder and CEO Quantcast. “Phil has exceptional knowledge of the UK marketplace, the needs of buyers and sellers, and a deep understanding of the emergence of real-time media solutions and the value these technologies deliver to publishers, marketers and consumers. We’re delighted to have him spearheading our UK expansion and excited for the opportunity it presents”.