Brian Colbert is the Chief Revenue Officer for About.com, where he oversees premium and programmatic sales, ad ops, sales development and yield management.
Prior to joining About.com in October of 2013, Brian was Vice President of Mobile Advertising Sales at Pandora where he played an integral role in shaping the company’s mobile monetization strategy and helped establish Pandora as one of the leaders in the mobile advertising space.
Previously, he was the Senior Director of Mobile Advertising Sales and Strategy at ESPN where he helped build the mobile business since 2007 and made mobile a core component of ESPN’s cross-platform media offering. Before ESPN, Brian held senior roles in the music space at MTV and Music Choice.
Brian has a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business in Finance and Strategy.