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Gianluca Carrera - Chief Operating Officer

Gianluca Carrera Chief Operating Officer

Gianluca oversees all company operations at Reward. His chief responsibility is to scale the business in revenues, customers, capability and partners, through different geographies.

Gianluca has recently been VP International at PubMatic, the leading sell side platform, with overall responsibility of building and growing their international business, setting up the UK, German, French and Australia/APAC offices and strong publisher networks supported by local sales, account management and marketing teams.

Before PubMatic, Gianluca has been VP New Media for Truvo, with overall responsibility for the company new media products, where he built the New Media team and launched a series of innovative online products that significantly grew online revenues, and where he introduced, a local community and search site. Truvo operates in three markets: Belgium, Ireland and Portugal.

Prior to joining Truvo, Carrera was VP Operation Strategy for Europe at Yahoo, where he contributed significantly to the optimization and rationalization of several products, services and properties throughout Europe.

Gianluca holds a degree in statistics and finance from the University of Milan, and started his career at Citicorp / Salomon Brothers in the fixed income quantitative research group. He left the banking industry to start the first European sponsored search engine in 2000, and he was later head hunted by Overture to first set up the Italian operations of their sponsored search business, and later, as VP commercial strategy, Europe, to oversee the European commercial strategy and to manage the suite of search, advertising and local search products.

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