clypd is the advertising technology platform built exclusively for the television industry

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clypd is the advertising technology platform built exclusively for the television industry, empowering media owners with programmatic ad solutions. Founded in 2012, the company’s TV sales platform delivers workflow automation, data-enhanced decisioning and provides media partners with tools to manage their sales efforts. clypd’s innovations around programmatic television are opening doors for incremental digital budgets currently not available to the TV media owners. The clypd team is comprised of both TV and digital advertising experts, which uniquely positions the company to understand and meet the needs of the television industry while leveraging the best programmatic strategies from the digital world. For more information, please visit


Blog Posts

clypd Profiles: 9 Questions with Lillian Carrasquillo
Thursday, April 16, 2015
In this blog series, we interview a member of the clypd team every month. Find out what drives us, what makes us tick, and what we do outside of the clypd office. In this month’s clypd Profile, we tal
Strategische investering RTL in programmatic
Monday, April 13, 2015
Tegen een waardering van honderd miljoen euro neemt RTL Group, samen met een aantal financiële partijen, een belang in Clypd uit het noordoosten van de V.S. Clypd is een bedrijf dat het proces van tv-
The Rise Of The SSP For Programmatic TV
Friday, April 10, 2015
In Monday’s RTBlog, I wrote about the expanding programmatic TV marketplace, but perhaps I should have waited until Friday, because the industry went through another growth spurt through the cou
RTL leads US$19.4m round in ad technology firm Clypd
Friday, April 10, 2015
Clypd said it will use the series B round, which was also contributed to by TiVo, to accelerate growth of the company’s platform “to help TV media owners in the adoption of programmatic TV.” Boston-ba
Clypd Collects $19.4M in ‘B’ Round
Friday, April 10, 2015
Clypd, a sell-side programmatic advertising tech company, has landed a $19.4 million Series B round led by RTL Group with help from Atlas Venture, Data Point Capital, Duke University, TiVo, Transmedia
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Meet Our Management Team

Joshua Summers
Chief Executive Officer and co-founder

Joshua is the CEO and co-founder of clypd and leads the organization through day-to-day operations, product direction and strategic relationships. Joshua is a hands- on leader with extensive experience building companies from scratch and driving towards revenue. Joshua is also Chief-recruiter, Chief-foodie, Chief-talker and a dad of 2 great kids.

Doug Hurd
EVP of Business Development and co-founder

Doug is the co-founder and EVP of Business development at clypd and leads the organization’s growth by building long-term strategic partnerships. Doug leads by example with extensive experience striking deals with customers and partners that help fuel the company’s growth.

Jason Burke
VP Product

Jason drives product direction, execution and marketing strategies. As a recovering engineer, Jason enjoys working closely with development teams to solve challenging technical problems that drive business value and help bring the industry where it has never gone before.

Joel Melby
Chief Technology Officer

As clypd's CTO, Joel leads the company's platform and partner-specific solutions development teams. As both an experienced video solutions developer and a recovering product guy, Joel drives technology development to deliver substantial and relevant value for clypd's partners.

Mark Mitchell
Chief Supply Officer

As Chief Supply Officer, Mitchell develops partnerships with the owners of television advertising inventory. He has worked much of his career as a sales leader in management roles spanning the spectrum of traditional TV ad sales (ABC Network), venue-based video networks (PRN, Screenvision), the internet (Pogo) and advanced technologies for TV (Canoe).

Bret Brase
Head of Demand

Bret heads up Demand at clypd, working closely with Advertising Agencies, Infrastructure Companies and Data Providers. For the past seven years Bret has been building Data Driven Advertising Decisioning Software and Transaction Automation Solutions for TV, working deeply with media data, math modeling and workflow process. Bret has successfully launched several media and technology companies over his career. He says that he fell in love with clypd from the first time he saw it.

Jeff Walker
VP of Engineering

Jeff is passionate about building awesome products, technology and teams. He has had the fortune of working on all sorts of cool stuff over his career, such as advertising, mobile, insanely complicated military products, and streaming audio/video. When he is not building software, he is probably building something out of wood or floating on a lake in his little sailboat.

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clypd raises $7.25M in funding
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