As the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of Digilant, Nate oversees the company’s day to day operations.
Previously Nathan served as Senior Vice President of Havas Digital’s corporate development team. During his tenure he won two Innovation Awards, Advertising Age’s Up and Coming Marketer of the Year, Media Week’s BestMedia Campaign and a MIMC award for Best Advertising Campaign ROI Measurement.
Nathan began his career at HookMedia. He received his MBA from Babson Olin School of Management and his BA from Boston College.
Krishna is responsible for product management and technology at Digilant. Previously Krishna served as a software engineer for the world’s first 64-bit operating system. He also served as a technical architect where he built Media Contact’s Artemis Analytics platform in the early days of Internet advertising. As a principal at CSC, Krishna was the data architect for NHTSA’s early warning safety detection platform where he prototyped a complete re-design of the Air Traffic Control System for the FAA. Krishna also co-founded Vega IT systems.
Krishna received M.S. from MIT Sloan School of Management and his M.S. from Northeastern University.
Rick is responsible for the company’s financial management strategy and operations. He ensures the company is fiscally responsible and fully accountable to our shareholders, investors and governing bodies.
Prior to joining Digilant, Rick was the Assistant Corporate Controller at Mercury Computer Systems where he helped with the company’s acquisition strategy and assisted with the follow-on public stock offering raising over $100m. Earlier in his career, Rick had been a Manager with Ernst and Young’s assurance practice and spent three years in technical accounting consulting providing specialized services to Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups. He is a CPA and holds a BBA in Accounting from Radford University.
Dan serves as Vice President of US Operations and Global Trading. He heads up the Ad Operations and Planning teams in the US, as well as inventory and data partnerships, exchange management, and Trading functions at the global level.
Previously Dan worked at Media Contacts/Havas. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, with a B.A. in English Literature.
Patrick serves as the Head of Indsutry, overseeing Digilant’s retail and CPG category sales group. Patrick has been in the Internet advertising space for over a decade, including seven years bringing Careerbuilder.com and several of its international sites to market. He currently sits on the board of advisors for Ourlifebuilders, an online platform designed to help adolescent kids work through the social pressures that come with our changing society. Patrick earned his BS in Finance and Marketing from Miami University of Ohio. He is currently working toward his Executive MBA at Harvard University.
Raquel serves as SVP of Network Sales at Digilant. Her responsibilities include overseeing all sales directors, account executives and account managers for Digilant’s agency team. Previously Raquel served in various sales and sales management roles at AudienceScience, Belo Interactive, VNU and Doubleclick.
Raquel attended Ithaca College’s School of Communications and graduated with a B.S. She is a native New Yorker living in Dallas Fort Worth with her Husband and twin boys.
Melissa serves as the Director of Marketing at Digilant where she oversees the company’s marketing initiatives and sales strategy. Prior to Digilant, Melissa was a sales representative at Parametric Technology Corporation and a Merchandising Manager at Jack in the Box restaurants.
Melissa attended San Diego State University where she received a B.S. in integrated marketing communications.
Based in Bogotá, Diego develops business and relationships from Colombia to Chile and other andean countries.
Before joining Digilant, Diego designed and implemented the most relevant online journalism community in Latam, foster by Nobel price Gabriel Garcia Marquez; worked for WPP in Studiocom as it was Coke´s digital agency of record in the US and launched a USD $20 MM fundraising program for colombians abroad which channels resources to a portfolio of NGOs and projects with high social impact in their homeland.
Diego received his MBA from Universidad de Los Andes, a BA in Communications from Universidad Javeriana also in Colombia and a couple of high proficiency certificates in languages and cultures in Germany and Canada.
Pedro Robert is the Managing Director of Digilant Spain.
Before joining Digilant Pedro worked for a Spanish online travel agent Atrapalo.com as Online Marketing and Product Development Director. Previous to that he worked for Havas Digital and Media Contacts in the United Kingdom.
Pedro received his BA from the University of CUNEF and his MBA from Chicago Booth School of Business.
As Managing Director, Mauricio Vázquez oversees all functions of Digilant throughout Mexico.
Prior to joining Digilant, Mauricio worked at INFOSEL, Grupo Reforma (part of Terra Networks), Media Contacts and Havas Digital. He has also served as the Vice President of the IAB, was a founding member of the Digital committee at Consejo de Investigación de Medios (CIM) and he was a member of the Asociacion Mexicana de Publicidad y Comercio Electronico (AMIPCI).
Mauricio studied at the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas IPADE and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESEM).
Fernando Rodés Vilà
Investor and Board Member
Fernando Rodés is Founder and Shareholder at ISP Holdings, which is a principal investor in Digilant, Accesso, In-Store Media and Antevenio. Having served as former Chief Executive Officer of Havas Global among other media ventures, Fernando brings a wealth of experience to Digilant, advising on global strategy and overseeing ISP’s investment in the company.