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Jay Stevens, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, International – Rubicon Project

Charged with spearheading the international expansion efforts for Rubicon Project, Jay has more than fifteen years of interactive marketing and international business experience.  Before joining Rubicon in May of 2009, Jay served as the SVP of Audience at MySpace.  He was the social network’s first hire outside of the US and oversaw operations for 12 of their European territories during the first two years of his tenure with the company. Prior to joining MySpace in February of 2006, Jay served as the director of International for Silverpop, the leading email marketing software and services provider and greenfielded their business into the UK.  He previously was a member of the founding team and served as the director of marketing for Radical Communication, where he drove the company's day to day marketing operations. Jay began his career in interactive media in 1998 directing the digital marketing practice for AlexanderOgilvy Public Relations, managing the DoubleClick and RelevantKnowlege accounts for the leading technology marketing communications firm. Jay has been recognized by the Evening Standard as one of the 1000 most influential Londoners, by Revolution Magazine as the 5th most influential person in digital media in the UK and by Advertising Age as one of the top 20 interactive marketers of the year in the United States.  He has also served as a press aide to former President Jimmy Carter and holds a B.A. in History from Emory University.