GM, Client Development, The Trade Desk
Patrick Albano is a sales and marketing leader, helping drive growth for tech, media and direct-to-consumer companies. He’s currently GM of Global Client Development at the Trade Desk, working with some of the world's largest marketers to grow their businesses and define the future of advertising.
Prior to the Trade Desk, Patrick was the Chief Revenue and Marketing officer for Blade Urban Air Mobility, a leading tech-aviation platform which IPO’d in 2021.
Previously, Patrick was the CRO at AdTheorent, one of Inc.com’s fastest growing companies focused on using artificial intelligence to transform advertising. Prior to joining AdTheorent, Patrick spent nearly six years in senior leadership roles at Yahoo including an international assignment based in London and in the US as VP, Social, Mobile and Innovation he led sales for Yahoo’s high growth divisions.
He joined Yahoo in 2010 when his start up Citizen Sports was acquired. Patrick has also held senior sales roles at Sports Illustrated, About.com and various startups earlier in his career.
Patrick has a passion for helping the industry evolve around new technology, having held board positions with the IAB, MMA and regularly speaking about industry trends. He’s a native New Yorker living in Brooklyn with his wife Beth and two daughters, Maggie and Juliet.