Lisa Utzschneider joined IAS in 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. Under her leadership, she will focus on expanding the business into new global markets and enhancing IAS’s offerings, including OTT video and audio.
Previously, she was the Chief Revenue Officer at Yahoo until the acquisition of Yahoo by Verizon in mid-June 2017. In this role, she led Yahoo’s sales organization globally to serve the needs of advertisers worldwide.
Prior to joining Yahoo, Lisa worked as Amazon’s Vice President of Global Advertising Sales, where she developed the company’s global advertising business through product, marketing, sales, and operations strategies, driving consistent revenue growth. Prior to Amazon, Lisa spent 10 years at Microsoft leading strategic and organizational advertising initiatives in product development, sales, and online industry standards that increased customer satisfaction and revenue growth. Her most recent position at Microsoft was General Manager of the national sales and service teams, focused on driving revenue for the company’s top online advertising accounts. She also developed the U.S. advertising go-to-market approach.
Lisa was a board member of the IAB as well as a member of the organization’s executive committee. She was also a board member for the Ad Council. Lisa has been honored in the Adweek 50, Business Insider’s “Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising”, New York Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” and Working Mother’s “50 Most Powerful Moms”. Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree from Bates College and a master’s degree in public administration from New York University. She is currently a trustee of Bates College. Lisa resides in Connecticut with her husband and two daughters.