Person Overview

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Primary:
CEO at ShareThis
Past:
CEO at SocialMedia.com, President & COO at Jupiter Media Metrix, See All (3)
Education:
Cornell University, Harvard University

Detailed Description

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Kurt Abrahamson is CEO of SocialMedia.com. Kurt has an accomplished history of growing and leading successful businesses and his experience working with the web’s leading publishers gives him the ability to understand the complex needs of media companies.

Kurt came to SocialMedia.com from Google where he first served as Director of the Content Media Group, leading the global launch of Google AdSense. Kurt managed the direct sales channel for publishers and secured long-term deals with five of the top ten web properties. He also served as the Director of Global Sales & Operations Strategy and as Director of Sales Operations for North America.

Prior to working at Google, Kurt served as COO of Jupiter Communications and President of Jupiter Media Metrix from 1994 to 2003. He helped build Jupiter’s business from a 12-person office to one of the leading Internet research organizations, with over 520 employees worldwide. He grew and guided the sales team to secure over 40% market share, establishing Jupiter’s position as one of the leading sources of Internet research.

Experience (4)

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    ShareThis

    CEO
    Jul, 2011
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    SocialMedia.com

    CEO
    Jan 6, 2010 - Jan, 2011
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    Google

    Director, Sales Operations, North America, Director, Global Sales & Operations Strategy, Director, Content Media Group
    2003 - Jan, 2010
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    Jupiter Media Metrix

    President & COO
    1994 - Jan, 2003

Advisory Roles (1)

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Education (2)

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Investments (2)