Top DoubleClick and eBay Executives Join PubMatic to Lead Premium Publisher Optimization

Ad Operations OnlineAdditions Accelerate Publisher Acquisition and Streamline Dedicated Team Service

PALO ALTO, Calif. – PubMatic (, the pioneer of ad revenue optimization technology for premium online publishers, announced that it has added two senior members to its management team: Andrew Rutledge, formerly of Google/DoubleClick and Josh Wetzel, formerly of eBay/ Both vice presidents will play a key role in driving PubMatic’s sales and dedicated team service among the premier publisher community, while expanding the company’s international presence.

Andrew Rutledge joins the PubMatic team as Vice President of Publisher Sales and head of its expanding New York office. Andrew is a nine year interactive media veteran in the U.S. and Europe, coming from Google where he was Director of DoubleClick’s agency and advertisers sales, responsible for 300+ agency and marketer clients and $75 million in technology revenue. Over Andrew’s tenure at DoubleClick, he held several management roles including, Vice President, National Marketer Sales and Regional Director of UK and Northern Europe overseeing all agency and publisher relationships. As PubMatic’s Vice President of Publisher Sales, Andrew will oversee all global sales initiatives with large-scale, premium publishers.

Josh Wetzel has been appointed to Vice President of Publisher Services. Josh has over twelve years of experience building distributed content and commerce businesses in the online arena. In his previous role at eBay, Josh was responsible for building the distributed commerce business for into its primary revenue stream with strategic partners including Amazon, AOL, CNET, IAC, and MSN. At PubMatic, Josh will be responsible for scaling the services team that supports the needs of the world’s largest online publishers.

“Andrew is one of the most respected veterans in online display advertising and he will be a great asset to PubMatic and the premier publishers we work with,” said Rajeev Goel, Co-Founder and CEO of PubMatic. “Josh will continue to make working with PubMatic a great experience for publishers that need to increase revenue, protect their brands, and simplify ad network management in this volatile economic environment. These two key executives truly take PubMatic to the next level.”

About PubMatic

PubMatic is a global Ad Revenue Optimization company that provides premier online publishers with a full service solution to manage and monetize non-guaranteed ad inventory. PubMatic’s real-time Ad Price Prediction technology ensures that premium publishers get the most money from their advertising space by deciding in real-time which ad network or exchange can best monetize each impression.