Videology, one of the world’s leading video advertising platforms, today announced that it has appointed Ryan Afshar as its new VP and Media Director, with the role key to leading business development in Europe and ensuring the continued growth and usage of Videology’s technology in the region.
Afshar will be responsible for enhancing Videology’s leadership in EMEA and continuing the rapid growth and adoption of programmatic trading using Videology’s platform. Reporting to John Tigg, Videology’s SVP of Strategic Partnerships in EMEA, Afshar will based at Videology’s EMEA HQ in London.
Previously Afshar worked to develop digital businesses in a number of roles with the likes of TIME Inc. and Telefonica Digital. More recently, he worked as Director and co-founder of Affable Digital, working with both early and late stage start-ups as well as tech companies to help them identify and develop monetisation strategies and build new revenue streams.
Mr. Tigg said of the appointment: “We’re very excited to welcome Ryan on board; his previous experience and expertise in both the digital and advertising industries have equipped him with the tools to be a very important part of the Videology team in EMEA. Ryan will be working with clients across the region and we’re sure he will help Videology to see continued growth.”
Afshar said: “I’m very excited to be joining Videology and to be assuming the role of VP and Media Director, where I hope to help the company to continue it’s success and growth in EMEA. Videology develops industry-leading solutions to empower the continued convergence of TV and video, and I’m very grateful to be given the opportunity to contribute to a company that is helping to address this seismic change in the ad industry. I’m very much looking forward to working with John and the rest of the EMEA team, and I can’t wait to get started.”