Outbrain Adds Technology Executive Nithya B. Das to Board of Directors
Brings strong experience across ad tech, software and operations
NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Outbrain Inc. (NASDAQ: OB), a leading recommendation platform for the open web, today announced the addition of Nithya B. Das to its Board of Directors.
Over the last three years, Das has served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer at Olo (NYSE: OLO), a leading open SaaS platform for restaurants. Das joined Olo in 2019 as General Counsel, became Chief Legal Officer in November 2020, and moved into the Chief Operating Officer role in January 2022 to oversee the company’s primary corporate operations including legal, people and culture, strategy and operations, corporate development, and partner ecosystem teams. Das will be stepping down from her position at Olo effective March 31, 2023. Prior to her role at Olo, Das held the position of Chief Legal and People Officer at AppNexus where she led the company’s acquisition by AT&T for approximately $2 billion as well as the integration. Earlier in her career, Das served as an attorney in the New York office of Goodwin Procter LLP where she represented public and private growth technology companies.
“Outbrain’s history matched with the team’s passion for continuing to evolve alongside the digital advertising ecosystem is an exciting proposition,” said Das. “I’m excited to bring my experience to the table to help Outbrain continue to innovate for publishers and advertisers with a greater focus on operational discipline as a public company.”
“As we continue to build upon our technology to drive greater value for publishers and advertisers, we’re looking forward to leveraging Nithya’s industry expertise after years at AppNexus and operational experience in a public company environment,” said Yaron Galai, Co-Founder, Co-CEO & Chairman.
“Nithya’s breadth of experience in implementing best practices across a range of departments matched with her unique approach to talent management and deep governance background makes her a valuable addition to our board as we continue to focus on operational excellence across our global organization,” said David Kostman, Co-CEO, Outbrain.
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Outbrain (Nasdaq: OB) is a leading recommendation platform for the open web. Our technology enables 10 billion daily recommendations to consumers across more than 7,000 online properties and connects advertisers to these audiences to grow their business. Founded in 2006, Outbrain is headquartered in New York with offices in 17 cities worldwide.
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