Josh Jacobs is global CEO of Accuen Media, Omnicom’s Programmatic Media Buying Platform. At Accuen Josh is responsible for planning and executing the strategy for Omnicom’s programmatic media buying business.
Prior to Accuen, Josh was SVP of Advertising Products and Global Marketing at Glam Media. Josh joined Glam Media from Yahoo! where he was VP and General Manager of Marketing Technology and was responsible for driving Yahoo!’s advertising technology and publisher network display partnership strategy as well as General Manager of the RightMedia Exchange.
Prior to Yahoo! Josh was President of privately held software company X1, and was a senior executive at several early internet media startups including Bigstep.com, which he co-founded. Josh began his career as a software engineer, leading the development teams for several award winning consumer products including NetObjects Fusion.
President, Kik Services
May 19, 2015 - Current (over 1 year)
2011 - Current (over 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
|Jul 18, 2016||Venture Beat - Human answers to bot questions from MobileBeat 2016|
|Jul 17, 2016||Venture Beat - Kik president Josh Jacobs explains why all bots should be cross-platform|
|Jul 7, 2016||Venture Beat - MobileBeat 2016 shows bots are hitting critical mass (full agenda)|
|Jun 14, 2016||Venture Beat - Here’s the agenda for MobileBeat 2016, the first major event about bots|
|Jun 8, 2016||AdExchanger - FOX’s True[X] Brings Engagement-Based Video Ads To Messaging App Kik|
|Jun 7, 2016||Forbes - Yahoo Launches First Chat Bots On Kik For Weather, News And Monkeys|
|May 16, 2016||Venture Beat - MobileBeat 2016 will be the first major event to tackle the world of bots|
|Apr 20, 2016||Tech Vibes - Wirkn Launches First Job Search Chatbot for Kik Platform|