Publica, a leading connected TV ad platform owned by Integral Ad Science appointed Sean Galligan as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) to further expand its global growth.
Galligan brings extensive publisher and advertising technology experience to extend Publica’s leading market position, delivering award winning CTV ad serving and ad decisioning technology to some of the world’s biggest smart TV manufacturers, broadcasters, AVOD and FAST apps. Galligan will be tasked with growing the global adoption of the Publica CTV ad server, unified auction and server-side ad insertion products.
Galligan is a go-to market and sales leader with proven experience in building, leading and scaling high-performing teams and growth business in the SaaS and media industries.
Galligan recently led Twitter’s Enterprise Sales and Partnerships org for their developer platform business. His team worked with many of the largest technology companies in the world driving several hundred million dollars in annual software licensing revenue. Prior to joining Twitter, Galligan joined Verizon Media through its acquisition of Yahoo. He led Verizon Media’s Technology & Telecom vertical, where he developed its GTM strategy, led the media sales organization and integrated the AOL and Yahoo sales teams. Prior to joining Verizon Media, he led Yahoo’s Media, Technology and Telecom vertical, where his team helped leading streaming media companies drive their subscriber growth strategies. Galligan earned his bachelor’s degree in economics at Purdue University and his MBA from Cornell University.
Commenting on his addition, Co-Founder and CEO of Publica, Ben Antier said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Sean to Publica. Sean has proven experience in building customer centric commercial teams, executing go-to market strategies at scale and will now be responsible for the continued growth, partnerships and adoption of Publica CTV technology globally. We will continue to build the Publica team this year to meet our customers’ needs, and Sean will be instrumental in developing our commercial growth strategy.”
Galligan will report to Publica Co-Founder and CEO Ben Antier and will be based in the San Francisco office.