Industry Pioneers Clark Landry and John Vincent Join Madison Alley as Special Advisors
New York, June 10, 2014 – Madison Alley Global Ventures, the preeminent strategy, M&A and capital advisory firm specialized in building and realizing premium value for digital market leaders, is delighted to announce that Clark Landry, a pioneer of digital advertising and social media technology and John Vincent, a prominent entrepreneur and investor in video and rich media advertising technology, have both joined the firm as Special Advisors.
Clark Landry joins Madison Alley as Special Advisor of Social Media and Ad Tech Platforms, bringing deep expertise in those areas. Landry is currently Founder and Executive Chairman of SHIFT, the leading platform provider of social media planning, buying and analytics, and is a founding investor in Adconian. Landry is an entrepreneur and investor with successful exits in the online advertising, enterprise software, and consumer Internet sectors. Prior to founding SHIFT, Landry was co-founder and CEO of Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. (TLDH), and co-founder of TagWorld, a social networking company acquired by Viacom.
John Vincent joins Madison Alley as Special Advisor of Video and Rich Media Platforms. Vincent is the former CEO of EyeWonder, the rich media ad tech platform that Madison Alley advised on its sale to Limelight Networks for $110 million. EyeWonder is a recognized pioneer of online video and rich media ad formats which set the direction for the future of online rich media. Vincent sits on the board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and is a member of the Rich Media Task Force for IAB standards, the Interactive Broadcasting Committee and a Presidential Advisory Board member of Jumpstart Automotive.
“It is an honor and privilege to have Clark Landry and John Vincent join Madison Alley as Special Advisors,” said Michael Seidler, Founder and CEO of Madison Alley. “As entrepreneurs and investors, their achievements are model case studies for the successful development and realizing of premium value for digital market leaders. Adding Clark and John as Special Advisors will enhance Madison Alley’s expertise in social media, video and rich media advertising technologies.”
About Madison Alley Global Ventures
Madison Alley is a preeminent strategy, M&A and capital advisory firm specializing in building and realizing premium value for digital market leaders. The firm exclusively focuses on digital marketing, media and advertising technologies and services with emphasis on mobile, social media, rich media & video, programmatic media buying, and digital marketing services. Clients are digital market leaders, institutional investors, and multinational corporations. Founded in 2003, Madison Alley is based in New York City and Palo Alto, CA. Its wholly-owned affiliate, USCVG Inc., is a registered broker-dealer and FINRA member firm.