President & Chief Executive Officer
Michael Barrett was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rubicon Project, one of the world’s largest advertising exchanges, before the company merged with Telaria to form Magnite where he now holds the same title.
Before joining Rubicon Project, Michael was President and Chief Executive Officer at Millennial Media, a leading independent mobile ad technology company. In October 2015, AOL/Verizon acquired Millennial Media. Previously, he served as President and Founder of Ichabod Farm Ventures LLC, a private investment firm he established after working as Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of Yahoo.
Earlier, Michael worked at Google, where he led integration efforts following the acquisition of Admeld Inc., where he also served as Chief Executive Officer. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer at Fox Interactive Media, Executive Vice President of Sales and Partnerships at AOL Media Networks, and in senior sales positions at GeoCities and Disney Online.
Michael was an economics major at The College of the Holy Cross, and currently serves as a Trustee of the College.
He and his wife, Cheryl, have three children, Stephanie, Anne, and Christine.