Drew Stein

Founder & CEO, Audigent

Drew Stein is the Founder and CEO of Audigent, the leading data activation, curation, and identity platform, and has been its Chief Product Officer since its inception in 2018. He has been hands-on in pioneering the development of Audigent’s industry-leading private marketplace products, including SmartPMPs, ContextualPMPs, and CognitivePMPs.  A programmatic innovator, Drew is the architect of the industry’s first cookieless header bidding solution and Hadron ID, Audigent’s privacy-centric, cookieless identity framework. More recently, he has become a driving force behind many of the industry’;s most prominent curated marketplaces - helping agencies, brands, and publishers develop consumer-friendly, high-performance programmatic solutions.

Passionate about data and AdTech, Drew brings over 15 years of years executive leadership and product experience to Audigent, having previously founded Dashbid - a video advertising SSP that ranked as the #2 fastest growing tech company in NYC by Crain’s 2016 as well as advising prominent venture and private equity firms in the ad tech space.

Drew started his career on the creative side of advertising, where he continues to be Chairman of a thriving suite of advertising production companies he founded in 2004.  An avid art fan, he is the Chairman & President of The Harriet & Esteban Vicente Foundation - a charitable foundation focused on furthering the arts.  He is a proud alum of Northwestern University and Horace Mann.