Ben Samuel

Worldwide Marketing Technology Director, PHD

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2002 – Ben began his career in an international role selling print and digital ad space to the world’s biggest law firms.

2004 – He moved to Australia and took on a role for Australian Associated Press looking after provision of digital news content feeds to major news websites and Telcos.

2005 – He was promoted to head up the Digital content business across Australia.

2006 – He joined Doubleclick to manage relationships with Australia’s top agencies and publishers for adserving and measurement technology.

2008 – After the acquisition of DoubleClick by Google, Ben decided to move back to London to look after the DoubleClick suite of technology products across a challenging set of agency groups and direct marketers, including WPP, IPG and Nokia.

2010 – Back to the sunshine but still at Google… Ben returned to Australia as the sole member of the Doubleclick commercial team to re-boot the Doubleclick buy-side adserving business in AU/NZ.

2013 – Ben helped drive the launch of Invite Media and DoubleClick Search into AU/NZ. He was instrumental in growing the team to over 15 people and becoming the clear market leader in technology for adserving, search bid management and programmatic buying in the region.

2015 – Ben moved his family back to London (again…) and joined PHD to head up marketing technology for PHD Worldwide.