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  • Kevin is one of the most accomplished and well known Internet entrepreneurs in New York City, having been involved with numerous success stories. From 1996-2005, first as President and later CEO, he helped build DoubleClick from a startup of 20 people to a very profitable global leader with over 1500 employees. During his tenure, Silicon Alley Reporter named DoubleClick "New York Company of the year" and he was named one of Crain's' "50 Most Influential Business People". DoubleClick was sold in 2005 for $1.1 billion to Hellman and Friedman. Kevin was also an early investor and board member of HotJobs, which was sold to Yahoo for $450 million in 2002. Prior to DoubleClick, he worked at United Media, Euro Disney and Prudential Investment Corp, in senior operational or financial roles. Kevin is also CEO and Co-Founder of the shopping search engine ShopWiki. In addition, he is on the board of Human Rights Watch, the advisory board of Doctors Without Borders, and a member of the Insead International Council, Yale International Council and the Council of Foreign Relations. He has served in the past on the boards of the Direct Marketing Association, the AdCouncil and NYC 2012. Kevin has a BA from Yale and an MBA from INSEAD. He draws on his international experience including 14 years living in Paris, Geneva, London and Rome.
  • Kevin P. Ryan is an Internet entrepreneur in the United States who has founded several New York-based businesses, including Gilt Groupe, Business Insider, and MongoDB, and helped build DoubleClick from 1996 to 2005, first as president and later as CEO. He fostered DoubleClick's growth from a 20-person startup to a global leader with over 1,500 employees. Ryan built DoubleClick into a multi-billion dollar global industry leader. Under his direction, DoubleClick was awarded the title of "New York Company of the Year" by Silicon Alley Reporter. DoubleClick was sold in 2005 for $1.1 billion to Hellman and Friedman LLC, and Ryan stepped down as CEO shortly thereafter. DoubleClick was acquired by Google for $3.1 billion in March 2008. After leaving DoubleClick, Ryan, along with former DoubleClick CTO and co-founder, Dwight Merriman, founded AlleyCorp, a network of three affiliated Internet companies of which he is Chairman and CEO. Ryan was named one of the "50 Most Influential Business People" by Crain's New York Business, and was included in Vanity Fair's 2011 New Establishment List.

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