Bob Buch is currently Chief Executive Officer at Manifest, a product ad platform.
Before he joined Manifest, Bob Buch was Vice President of Business Development at AOL where he oversaw the company’s efforts to strike deals and expand its reach into mobile, commerce, and consumer applications.
Prior to AOL, Bob was Vice President of Business Development for Digg for where he led syndication efforts to distribute “Digg This” buttons across the web. Bob also oversaw much of the company’s early revenue efforts, including the launch of DiggAds – it’s proprietary ad platform.
Prior to joining Digg in 2007, Bob spent more than nine years working in the online media space. Bob founded AimTV, a pioneer of video advertising on the web. After AimTV was acquired by Netzero (NASDAQ:UNTD) in 1999, Bob joined Macromedia’s business development group. Bob also co-founded Fluid Music, where he worked with American Idol and Billboard to bring emerging artist websites to market under those brands.
Bob is an advisor and lead mentor for StartX, Stanford’s startup accelerator.
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|Jun 1, 2016||AdExchanger - The Art Of War In Facebook Advertising|
|Aug 20, 2015||Business Wire - SocialWire Introduces New Automated Ad Platform; Improves ROI of Product Ads on Facebook, Google, and Pinterest|
|Aug 17, 2015||Venture Beat - Manifest’s new ad tool wants to turn product catalogs into hit machines|
|Jul 7, 2015||Bloomberg - Reddit Revolt Shows Site’s Users Rule No Matter Who Has CEO Role|
|May 5, 2013||TechCrunch - Facebook Ad Startup SocialWire Raises Another $1M, Chief Revenue Officer Bob Buch Becomes CEO|
|May 2, 2013||TechCrunch - Facebook Ad Startup SocialWire Raises Another $1M, Chief Revenue Officer Bob Buch Becomes CEO|
|Nov 13, 2012||TechCrunch - SocialWire Gets $2M From First Round Capital And Others To Be A One-Two Punch For Facebook Ads|
|Apr 16, 2012||TechCrunch - TechCrunch: It's Not a Bubble, It's Valleywood|