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Mediaocean Names Veteran Industry Leader Ramsey McGrory as Chief Revenue Officer

April 04, 2016

McGrory Takes On New Role to Drive Customer Success

Mediaocean, the leading software provider for the advertising world, today announced Ramsey McGrory as its new Chief Revenue Officer. In this new role, McGrory will be responsible for driving revenue globally, leading Mediaocean’s expansion and growth into new and existing markets, such as China, India and the European markets, and managing the company’s ongoing relationships with new and current clients and partners. 

“I couldn’t be more excited to be reunited with Ramsey,” said Bill Wise, CEO of Mediaocean, who worked with McGrory at multiple companies in the past. “He brings a depth of experience to this role, with proven expertise in executing on behalf of ad agencies and customers within our industry. Ramsey has spent his entire career driving record growth at successful technology companies, and this puts him in the perfect position to do the same for Mediaocean.” 

A veteran of New York’s advertising community, McGrory brings over a decade of senior executive experience to this role, most recently serving as President of Scout Media, where he led publishing, editorial, production, marketing, and advertising, transforming the company into a leading over-the-top publisher of premium sports content. Prior to Scout Media, McGrory served as President and CEO of AddThis. AddThis was acquired by Oracle in January 2016. McGrory was also head of SaaS sales and launched the first programmatic exchange at Right Media. Right Media was acquired by Yahoo! in August 2007 for $850 million, and McGrory was a senior leader within Yahoo! for 4 years following the acquisition, managing ad platforms and data partnerships. 

“I am thrilled to be joining Bill and the Mediaocean team,” McGrory said. “Mediaocean is positioned within the advertising industry to help clients address the challenges of media convergence and the fast-changing media landscape globally, and I’m excited to be part of one of the most forward-thinking companies in our industry.”

McGrory will be based in New York City and will report to Mediaocean’s CEO, Bill Wise.