Brian Silver is the Vice President of Business Operations and Monetization at Yahoo. A seasoned digital advertising executive, he has gained deep industry knowledge while serving in CEO and management roles over the past decade. Brian’s main charters include driving revenue across all Yahoo owned and operated properties, and driving data understanding and utilization for sales. Previously, Brian led Yahoo’s programmatic and platform sales for the Americas. Prior to joining Yahoo, Brian was president and CEO of Travel Ad Network, which operated the leading vertical ad network in online travel. Previously, Brian was COO of NetCash and Did-it Search Marketing where he oversaw client services, strategy, analytics, product development and technology solutions. Brian also served as Vice President of Operations for IAC Advertising Solutions, particularly the advertising solutions and sales division of Ask Jeeves. He was Vice President and General Manager for MaxOnline, where he facilitated the merger between interactive firms L90 and DoubleClick Media. Prior to MaxOnline, Brian developed large-scale websites for high end clients as a senior product manager for NOVO Media Group, now Semaphore Partners. Before his interactive career, Brian spent 11 years in operations management for manufacturing facilities.