Matt Prohaska, CEO and Principal, Prohaska Consulting, is a 28-year media veteran and consulting executive to leading digital media and advertising technology firms and executives.
Matt has contributed to the growth of online advertising since its commercial inception in the early 1990s, first by creating the online media practice at BBDO (now part of Omnicom) in 1994 and later opening CNET’s New York sales office as its first Regional Sales Manager in 1996. In April 2013, Matt became the Programmatic Advertising Director for The New York Times, where he led more closed deals in programmatic direct sales than any publisher globally during his tenure.
As head of Prohaska Consulting, Matt, with a leadership team of 10 executives and a network of more than 400 senior executives in 45 cities across the globe, works with CEOs, CROs, COOs, CFOs, and CTOs to drive revenue and/or reduce costs on a strategic and/or tactical level by improving sales, marketing, operations, product, and/or tech.
In more than six years, more than 400 clients – including top organizations such as Google, Univision, Under Armour, Toyota and IAB – have chosen Prohaska Consulting for a variety of services, including strategic guidance, project leadership, training, and/or operating street teams. The team has trained more buyers and sellers of programmatic advertising globally than any other independent organization.