General Manager of AOL Content Studios
Brad Elders is currently General Manager of AOL Content Studios where he leads creative strategy and development of branded content solutions for the top 200 advertisers in North America. Additionally, he leads the monetization strategy for all of AOL’s major tentpole programs. Previously he served as Senior Vice President of AOL Advertising’s East Coast US Sales, leading sales, account management and marketing all across the Eastern seaboard.
Before joining up with AOL, he was the SVP of Sales at Function (x), where he was responsible for developing the company’s go-to-market strategy and building of a national sales team to support Viggle, their social TV platform. Prior to Function(x), Brad served various executive leadership and operating roles for media and internet companies across the country. He is a frequent industry speaker on the subjects of online video and emerging media platform monetization. Brad has more than two decades of experience in media under his belt, and you could probably paper a wall with all his old business cards.
Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College, and lives in Darien, CT with his wife and three children.