Andrew Ward brings extensive experience in the media and cable industries to his role as president of Ampersand. Over the course of his career, Ward has been a key figure in the development of the cable and advanced advertising ecosystem, working with Fortune 100 marketers, agency holding companies and technology partners to bring new advertising solutions to market.
Prior to Ampersand, Andrew spent 13 years at Comcast Spotlight, serving most recently as Vice President of Comcast Media 360 (CM360) sales. While at Spotlight, Andrew pioneered the organization’s addressable advertising platform, spearheaded new data and analytic capabilities and designed and deployed Spotlight’s Audience Intelligence platform across 25 Spotlight markets.
Earlier in his career, Andrew served a previous stint at NCC Media as EVP, Director of Sales. He was also a founding employee of New England Cable Rep, one of the first companies focused on the spot TV market and which eventually grew to become National Cable Communications.
Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in American politics from Wesleyan University.