Richard oversees the Ad Platform business for Comcast Technology Solutions. Bringing with him more than two decades of digital media and programmatic ad technology leadership, Richard leads the efforts to converge linear and non-linear advertising delivery, with a focus on driving greater efficiencies and effectiveness for advertisers, broadcasters, and content providers.
Prior to joining Comcast Technology Solutions, Richard served as Chief Revenue and Operations Officer for RhythmOne, a global adtech business focused on its Programmatic Ad Exchange. While at RhythmOne, he led the expansion of the company’s Exchange platform into 16 new international markets and led and integrated three new acquisitions over the period. Prior to this Richard spent 4 years as a Technology Investment Banker executing M&A, PE & VC funding and IPO’s in London. That experience followed 15 years of digital technology leadership at media agencies within WPP, Publicis and Omnicom groups in various international executive positions in Europe, Asia Pacific and the U.S.
Richard received his B.A. in Business and Accounting from the City University London and then trained as an accountant at Baker Tilly at #10 global accountancy practice.