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NY Headquarters
253 West 35th Street
15th Floor
New York, NY, 10001
Bay Area Office
2140 Shattuck Ave Ste 506a
Berkeley, CA, 94704


VP Interactive Recruiting
Director, West Coast
Managing Partner


AC Lion

AC Lion is building sales, marketing and ad operations teams for digital media, Internet advertising, marketing solutions and other high growth companies. Known for its deep industry knowledge, AC Lion combines subject matter expertise and strong research with the art of recruiting- that interpersonal touch. A mainstay of AC Lion’s success has been creating strong, long-standing relationships.

As the digital marketplace continues its explosive growth, AC Lion has been at the forefront of these changes, working with thought leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs that move markets. Whether mobile or media, ecommerce or enterprise, agencies or analytics, AC Lion has developed a strong reputation in the marketplace by helping the industry’s best companies maintain their competitive edge by sourcing great talent.

QUICK FACTS: More than 15 years deep domain experience in digital media and tech recruiting. Over $100 million in compensation negotiated. Over 150,000 relationships with digital media professionals. 77% of our candidates come through referrals, networking and our database. Over 600 clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to emerging media start-ups. Over 95% of our clients are repeat customers. Nationwide staffing with a focus in key media markets.
Mid to ”C” level suite and supporting teams.

Here at AC Lion, our space is your space. Our clients include:

Ad Exchanges Ad Networks (including Mobile and Video) Ad Ops/Yield Ad-Serving Clients Advertising Agencies Affiliate Marketing Agencies Analytics App Development Data Exchanges/Aggregators Data Providers Demand Side Platforms (DSP’s) Digital Ad Agencies E-Commerce Emerging Tech Local Search (Geo-Targeting) Media Buying Platforms Media Firms Mobile Advertising Mobile Platforms Performance Marketing Firms Publishers Research/Ratings Providers Rich Media SaaS (Software as a Service) Search Platforms SEM/SEO Agencies Social Analytics Social Gaming Social Networks/Social Tools Start Ups Trafficking Video Advertising Networks Video Content & Syndication/Platforms Web Analytics Yield Optimization

Recent Milestones

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    AC Lion added Rick Aronstein as Director. (11/4/13)
    Posted 11/5/13 at 4:39pm
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    AC Lion — Growing and Moving! AC Lion expands to a space double their former size in Manhaatn (6/1/13)
    Posted 6/13/13 at 1:39pm via
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    AC Lion added Giles Van Praagh as Director. (4/1/13)
    Posted 6/13/13 at 1:37pm
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    AC Lion — Networking, AC Lion Style. The Wall Street Journal profiles our East Coast Surfers Network. (10/10/12)
    Posted 6/13/13 at 3:41pm via
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    AC Lion — AC Lion named of one of NY's Top 10 entrepreneurial places to work (7/1/12)
    Posted 6/13/13 at 1:41pm via
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    AC Lion added Dana Lupton as Director, West Coast. (9/10/08)
    Posted 11/5/13 at 4:39pm
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    AC Lion added Josh Marmer as VP Interactive Recruiting. (5/9/07)
    Posted 6/13/13 at 1:36pm
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    AC Lion added Bonnie Zaben as COO. (10/1/03)
    Posted 6/13/13 at 1:37pm
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    AC Lion added Mike Adler as Managing Partner. (1/1/02)
    Posted 9/15/11 at 12:41pm
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    AC Lion added Alan Cutter as CEO. (9/15/96)
    Posted 9/15/11 at 12:41pm


AC Lion’s Top 10 Reasons Santa Needs a New Job 2012

Added: 11/6/13

A Day in theLife of An AC Lion Intern

Added: 11/6/13


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Above: AC Lion Digital Recruiting
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