Trainers

Meet Our Team

The facilitators who lead our sessions are training professionals and experts in Digital Advertising, with many years of experience in tutoring brand marketers and agencies alike. They create a friendly atmosphere for you to learn and have fun at the same time.

Tommy Schanzer

Tommy Schanzer

Senior Trainer, Quantcast

Tommy Schanzer has trained over 5,000 participants in programmatic advertising and consulted with hundreds of agencies and marketers including Amazon, Publicis, Major League Baseball, WPP, Uber, L'Oreal, and American Express. Tommy is based in San Francisco.

Kate Lord

Kate Lord

Senior Sales Trainer, Quantcast

Kate's role includes facilitating company-wide onboarding sessions, leading ongoing cross-functional trainings and coordinating external events, such as the Real-time Advertising Academy (RTAA), which has been delivered to 5,000+ attendees, in 10 different markets and 4 languages. Kate joined Quantcast as an Account Executive, then transitioned to training for a more agnostic, educational career path. Prior to Quantcast, Kate excelled in sales roles at Google and Say media, where she began her career in ad tech before jumping into the programmatic world at Quantcast. Kate is an Honors cum laude graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, with a BS in Public Relations. Kate is based in San Francisco.

Clare Hanson

Clare Hanson

Global Client Training Manager, Quantcast

Managing both internal and client facing training initiatives in the Americas and EMEA, Clare possesses a unique global perspective of the programmatic advertising space and its particular challenges, opportunities and nuances.

Clare has an MSC in Advertising and over 10 years experience in Digital Advertising. She began her career, planning and buying media in Initiative Media for the Diageo client portfolio. From there she has worked in advertising and training roles for various market leading tech companies, including Facebook and Paypal. She has trained over 1,000 clients and agency contacts in programmatic advertising with the Real-time Advertising Academy in 7 markets. Clare is based in New York.

Alex Petrilli

Alex Petrilli

Sales Training Manager EMEA, Quantcast

Over the past 15 years Alex has worked in the technology sector for large organisations such as Quantcast, Facebook, IBM, Sony Ericsson, Vodafone. He also ran his own business with 55 employees. At Quantcast, Alex looks after internal training for sales managers and external training for clients with the Real-time Advertising Academy (RTAA) programme. Alex is based in Dublin.

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