Online Advertising Veteran David Jacobs Joins Playwire Board of Directors

Deerfield Beach, FL – Playwire, a leading online video platform, announced today that online advertising industry veteran David Jacobs was selected to join the company’s board of directors. In his new position, David will work to support Playwire’s continued growth alongside fellow Playwire board members who include Dale Strang, CEO of SpinMedia and Bruce Gellar, CEO of DGHM.

“David has a strong expertise in online advertising, publishing and technology and we are thrilled to have him join our board of directors,” said Jayson Dubin, CEO, Playwire. “His talent will be a tremendous asset as we continue to disrupt the online video monetization market.”

David brings significant prowess in media and marketing. He is currently Senior Vice President, Publisher Sales and Business Development at AOL Networks. In this role he has played a critical role in the growth of premium publisher platform and monetization partnerships across several AOL units, including AOL Advertising’s industry leading and ADTECH division, which provides a global cross platform ad serving solutions for premium publishers, advertisers, and technology companies. A thought leader in the advertising community, David is actively involved with the advertising community and is a frequent speaker at industry events, as well as an active participant in trade organizations.

“I am thrilled to join the Playwire board and work with their extraordinary team,” said Jacobs. “Playwire’s mission to empower publishers and content creators through technology is transforming the online video monetization market and I look forward to sharing my experiences in support of the company’s continued efforts and growth.”

Playwire offers a comprehensive, unique easy-to use video hosting platform that offers everything you need for online video publishing. With Playwire, both publishers and advertisers have one place where they can encode, host, syndicate, stream, and monetize their videos as well as competitively buy and sell their video inventory.