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Philip Smolin

Senior Vice President, Market Solutions

Picture of Philip SmolinPhilip brings more than 15 years of experience in digital advertising and is a recognized industry expert on programmatic media buying, audience targeting, and the emerging business models redefining the industry. He has been a driver in the evolution of the online advertising space since its inception, working to revolutionize the role technology plays for advertisers, publishers, and consumers.

At Turn, he oversees the company’s business lines as well as the global packaging of Turn’s products, services, and partnerships. Before his current role, he served as both vice president of product and general manager, where he was instrumental in leading the industry definition and adoption of Demand Side Platforms (DSPs) and real-time bidding (RTB) technologies.

Prior to joining Turn in 2005, Philip held product director positions at MatchLogic, Excite @Home and PayChoice, where he developed many of the industry’s first third party ad serving platforms, rich media tools and CPM yield management systems for internet portals and top tier publishers.


Philip holds a B.A. from the University of Buffalo, an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, Columbia University and an M.B.A, from Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

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