Senior Vice President, East Coast Sales
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Brad Elders is the Senior Vice President, East Coast Sales for AOL. He oversees sales, account management and marketing on the East Coast and is responsible for building advertising solutions for major advertisers in New York, Boston, Atlanta and across the eastern seaboard.
With over 20 years of experience in media, Elders most recently served as Senior Vice President, Sales at Function(x), where he was responsible for developing the company’s go-to-market strategy and building a national sales team to support Viggle, the company’s social television platform.
Prior to Function(x), Elders served as the Vice President of Video Sales for AOL; Chief Operating Officer of TidalTV; and SVP of North American sales for IPTV provider Joost. Earlier on in his career, Elders ran national sales for Massive Incorporated, a video game advertising pioneer, and built and led a new business development team at MTV Networks dedicated to diversifying MTV's advertising business.
Elders is a frequent industry speaker on topics that include online video and emerging media platform monetization. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College and lives in Darien, CT with his wife and three children.