It takes a village! The executive team is below, or check out our LinkedIn page to see the full group of people building AddThis products and services every day.
Ramsey McGrory brings a diverse background to his role as CEO at AddThis. Most recently, he led Yahoo! display platforms, including the Right Media Exchange and US data business. He oversaw Yahoo!'s strategic partnerships with major agency holding companies and led a team that drove participation and growth of the Right Media Exchange which was acquired by Yahoo! in 2007. He spent six years at NationsBank and Citigroup in the Treasury and Derivatives Trading Groups. He was in the US military from 1985-1993. He thrives in fast paced environments having served in the Persian Gulf war, working on the Clinton presidential election cycle in 1992 and in media and tech sales of DoubleClick in the late 90s. Ramsey received a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of the South, and a Master's degree in Management from Georgia Tech. He is based in New York City, where he is active in the William J. Clinton Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, co-founded billions.org and sits on the board of The Jericho Project.
Stewart leads platform development efforts at AddThis and is responsible for AddThis' platform design and implementation. He has been an early or founding member, of six technology start-ups. Most recently, he was CTO and VP Engineering at WebMethods. His work has led to the foundational web standards such as XML-RPC and SOAP, laying the groundwork for Web 2.0.
Andy is responsible for product and engineering across AddThis. With a background that includes internet technology companies such as Netscape, AOL, and Yahoo!, Andy has over 20 years of experience in design, development, and product management. Prior to AddThis, Andy was Chief Product Officer of Austin-based UnboundID where he remains on the Board of Directors. He holds BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia.
Robert is responsible for AddThis' overall financial activities. Prior to joining the team, Robert was the Senior Director of Financial Planning & Analysis at Corporate Executive Board. Before CEB, Robert spent many years at AOL within the corporate finance and access teams focusing on profitably growing its membership base. Earlier in his career, he held various financial positions with Teleglobe International, MCI and Gyrofalcon Group. Robert earned his BA from the College of William and Mary and his MBA from the University of Maryland.
Key is responsible for leading and growing our data business. Key was previously the CEO of XGraph (acquired by AddThis), a leading data science company focused on modeling and monetizing the web-wide social graph. Prior to XGraph, Key founded or co-founded three other companies: Solbright (acquired by Operative), which provides the online advertising industry with software systems to manage the advertising sales, operations and billing; Mimeo, an innovator of online, on-demand cloud printing services with over 4,000 clients and digital print facilities in both the U.S. and the U.K; and SoundSpectrum, a software firm that provides music visualization software and services. Key has an MBA from the Columbia Business School and the London Business School and a BA with honors in Economics and English from the University of Vermont.
Peggy is responsible for our growth strategy with advertisers and the AddThis publisher networks. Prior to joining AddThis, Peggy was vice president of Ad Sales for Netflix, where she developed and launched an online and offline targeted advertising platform for the entertainment community. Peggy has also served as president of Smashing Entertainment and vice president of interactive marketing for the AOL Entertainment Group at America Online.
Mike leads corporate development, legal and policy initiatives for AddThis. He has held senior executive positions at the heart of the Internet, including eight years at AOL in mergers and acquisitions and business development and three years as CEO of a start-up. Mike earned his AB cum laude from Harvard College and his JD cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center where he was an Articles Editor on the Georgetown Law Journal.
Board of Directors and Observers
AddThis is privately funded by leading venture firms Institutional Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Rho Ventures as well as Internet angels Steve Case, Ron Conway, and Ted Leonsis.