As the vice president of the Yahoo Search Advertising, David Pann is responsible for Yahoo's Search advertising business and marketplace across Yahoo's sites and partner properties. David is responsible for the business ownership and day to day operations of Yahoo's search advertising platforms.
Specifically, David's team works on network yield management, network traffic and quality management, and end to end business ownership of Yahoo's multi-billion dollar search advertising business. Recently, David played a vital role in the development and launch in early 2007 of Yahoo!'s new platform, called "Panama."
David's career in the computer software industry spans over 19 years at various private and publicly held companies, including management positions at IQ Labs, Aceva, and Netscape. Prior to joining Yahoo!, he served as vice president and general manager at system management software firm, NetIQ, following a promotion from his post as vice president of product marketing and management.
David is a graduate of the University of Vermont.
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Vice President & GM, Search Advertising
Oct, 2008 - May, 2010
Vice President Yahoo Search and Display Network
2006 - Jan, 2009
Vice President and General Manager
2003 - Jan, 2006
Vice President of Marketing
2001 - Jan, 2003
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2000 - Jan, 2001
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