Doug served as the CEO and co-founder of Vibrant, leading the company’s expansion from start-up to over 300 employees Worldwide. Vibrant headquartered in NY grew to over $100M in revenues as a global online business with over 6,500 premium publishers, 250 million unique users per month. Located in London, New York (HQ), Boston, Detroit, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris, Hamburg, Munich and Dusseldorf.
Prior to founding Vibrant, Doug worked at AOL Europe as Head of E-commerce and has twenty five years of publishing, media and Internet experience with AOL, CompuServe, Netscape, Haymarket Publishing and BBC Magazines/Redwood Publishing. Doug has a B.S.c. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Edinburgh University.
Honors: Winner - Entrepreneur of the Year (E&Y), Runner-up - Entrepreneur of the Year (E&Y), Appeared on Inc. 100 and 500 fastest growing companies over three consecutive years.
Highest Rated Media Brand in Customer Service among digital ad networks by Advertiser Perceptions, Inc. Hire Power Award, Crain’s New York Business Best Place to Work, Advertising Age's Best Places to Work, AlwaysON Media Top 100 ( 3 consecutive years), Deloitte & Touche fastest growing 50 companies