Jaan Janes

VP, Publisher Partnerships at PubMatic

Jaan Janes is Vice President, Customer Success, Americas at PubMatic. He is responsible for managing and growing the company’s publisher customer relationships—and their revenue—with a current focus on wrapper technology, programmatic video and in-app monetization. Jaan also provides strategic insights to the senior leadership teams of PubMatic’s publisher partners.

Jaan is a 20+ year veteran of digital media with extensive experience in sales, business development and strategy. He joined PubMatic from Yieldbot, where he was the SVP, Market Development. He joined the real-time consumer intent targeting start-up pre-revenue and led publisher sales and service efforts, later adding responsibilities for learning and development, plus product marketing. Jaan has held sales and sales strategy roles at AOL, sales management responsibilities at Showtime, was CEO of sponsored links ad network Pulse 360, launched the first major professional sports league website on the Internet in 1996—NFL.com. He has also led business development efforts for sports broadcast technology provider Sportvision, whose innovations include the Emmy Award winning, virtual first down “yellow line” for football.

Jaan is a graduate of Cornell University and lives in Verona, NJ, with his family.


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  • VP, Publisher Partnerships

    Current role

  • VP, Customer Success, Americas