Growing up in Palo Alto, Todd Krizelman was born and raised near the epicenter of technology innovation. Krizelman joined veteran web architect Jesse Keller to found MediaRadar in 2007. After years of thorough research, development and data collection, MediaRadar is now the most comprehensive data company focused on the ad sales market. He previously co-founded one of the world’s first social media sites, theGlobe.com and led the site from inception to taking it public on NASDAQ. Krizelman is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Business School.
Why does Todd love MediaRadar? - “We’re continually investing in building advanced solutions – online, in print, and in social media – as the publishers we serve expand into new media. Innovating new technologies that give our clients a competitive advantage is central to who we are.”
In 1996, Jesse joined JobDirect.com as a founding employee and CTO. The site was the first to connect job seekers with postings automatically, combining a résumé database with search functionality.Jesse’s next endeavor, PersonalsTrainer.com, enhanced the world of online dating. Partnering with Yahoo! Personals, Jesse designed a system to traffic data and connect singles who needed help crafting profiles. In 2007, Jesse brought his veteran background to join Todd Krizelman in developing MediaRadar. Jesse is a graduate of Yale University.
Why does Jesse love MediaRadar? - “MediaRadar really works: we help actual people make actual sales every day. MediaRadar’s technology is able to crunch through mountains of data to find the one detail that’s going to solve someone’s problem today.”
Jen Wilga is a dynamic sales champion who is leading MediaRadar’s global expansion efforts. She joins us with over 20 years of experience in SaaS solutions. Prior to joining our team, Jen played a critical role in developing and executing the sales strategy for Careerbuilder’s HR SaaS solutions. She has a proven ability to build new business and develop broad support for successful product adoption among clients. Jen received her BA from Misericordia University.
Why does Jen love MediaRadar? - ”One of the things I love most about MediaRadar is how passionate our clients are about our solution.”
Eugene Shustef joined MediaRadar in 2011. He has over a decade of experience building SaaS and data products for Fortune 1000 companies. Prior to MediaRadar, Eugene led the cloud and mobile services development for Xerox Global Services as Chief Engineer. He received his BS in Computer Science and MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Why does Eugene love MediaRadar? - “MediaRadar is filled with bright, passionate people who build complex tools that make solutions for our clients’ problems. This company is growing fast, and we continue to build a must have product.”
Meghan is MediaRadar’s most recently added leader, joining us in 2017 to lead our expanding Product Management team.
Prior to joining MediaRadar, Meghan had proven success in multiple senior level roles with S&P Capital IQ, Dun and Bradstreet, and most recently, StellaService. At StellaService, Meghan repositioned the data benchmarking product to make it more profitable, and launched the SaaS solutions that have driven the company’s growth and client retention. She has a BA from Yale University, and an MBA from Wharton (UPENN).
Why does Meghan love MediaRadar? - “I spent some time selling ads as the Publisher of the Yale Daily News, and I wish MediaRadar had been there to help! Our innovative product truly transforms ad sales for publishers.”
James Muentener brings more than 15 years of financial experience in the software industry to MediaRadar. He is responsible for MediaRadar’s finances, operations, facilities, as well as managing relationships with lending institutions and external auditors. Prior to MediaRadar, James served as SVP of Finance and Administration at Integrated Trade Processing, Inc. At ITP, he was responsible for all areas of corporate finance, taxation, human resources, and administration. James is a graduate of Pace University.
Why does James love MediaRadar? - “What I like most about MediaRadar is that we have a tremendous product that solves real world problems. It’s exciting to talk about how innovative our products are and how much our customers love us!”
Jaci Hoffmann joined MediaRadar in 2010 after spending over six years in the publishing industry with Gannett Company, Inc – US Community Publishing Division. At MediaRadar, she leads the Marketing and Public Relations team. Jaci is a graduate of Salisbury University.
Why does Jaci love MediaRadar? - “MediaRadar’s technology breaks down complex and massive amounts of data into easy-to-understand, actionable insights. Not a day goes by that a client doesn’t tell us how much they love and rely on our tools. It’s a great feeling to know your company and its products are in such high demand.”
Jennifer brings over 12 years of operations experience to MediaRadar. Currently she leads MediaRadar’s data maintenance division. With teams in four countries, this division is key to ensuring the company’s tremendous data needs are met, today, and in the future. Prior to MediaRadar she was a Six Sigma Black Belt at GE Energy and is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy.
Why does Jennifer love MediaRadar? - “My team processes thousands of pieces of data each day, and ad sales is constantly changing. MediaRadar welcomes this challenge, and our team truly cares about our customers and strives to go above and beyond for them.”
Elizabeth has over a decade of experience in human resources, team building and talent management. She’s worked with leading companies across different verticals for DialogueDirect and Physique57. While at DialogueDirect she co-founded the Future Leaders Fellowship management program. Elizabeth is a graduate from Boston College (BA) and NYU (Masters in Human Resources). At MediaRadar she leads our training and recruiting efforts.
Why does Elizabeth love MediaRadar? - “Employees at MediaRadar have so many opportunities- to build an outstanding product, to provide our clients with award-winning customer service, to develop wide-ranging skills and problem solving muscles, and to work with some of the most talented and driven people I’ve ever met, all while having a good time along the way!”