On Thursday, October 9, 2014, OLC attended Startup Grind New York City Hosting Brian O’Kelley with AppNexus organized by Derek Andersen, Joshua Ness, and Peter Crysdale. The event took place at Pivotal Labs located at 625 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor, New York, NY and was powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
Brian O’Kelley, CEO of AppNexus, spoke about his experiences building a real-time advertising technology that is a platform that allows for other companies to build their advertising businesses. A Princeton University graduate in Computer Science, he has created a number of startups in the media and ad tech space including Right Media, later acquired by Yahoo! for a healthy sum, Netamorphosis, Cetova, and LogicSpan. Brian is an active investor and early stage advisor to a number of startups.