Harry Kargman is the founder and CEO of Kargo, the leading mobile brand advertising marketplace. Under Harry’s leadership over the last twelve years, Kargo has transformed from a small start-up into one of the advertising industry’s fastest- growing technology companies — announced as an Inc. 500 winner in 2015.
Today, Kargo works with the world’s most prestigious media companies and brands to deliver high quality mobile brand advertising. Kargo’s technology and ad experiences are integrated into the sites and apps of more than 300 of the largest publishers, and its technology powers the campaigns of more than 200 of the most influential brands. Kargo has won more than 7 Mobi and OMMA awards for creative innovation.
Harry’s experience building Kargo from the ground up has given him a deep understanding of the latest trends, consumer behavior, and the broader forces reshaping the media and advertising landscape. He holds over fifty patents related to Kargo’s technology and continues to drive the company to innovate around mobile advertising solutions, data products and programmatic technology. Harry is a frequent speaker at advertising and technology conferences including CES, IAB and Advertising Week, and has been featured in The New York Times, The Today Show, AdAge, The Wall Street Journal, NPR and dozens of other media outlets.
Harry graduated with honors from Harvard College where he is now an advisor to young entrepreneurs through the Harvard Innovation Lab. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.