Management Team


Scott Meyer
CEO

Scott created Ghostery, Inc. (formerly Evidon Inc. and Better Advertising) while an Entrepreneur in Residence at Warburg Pincus LLC, the global private equity firm that is supporting the company. From 2005-2008, Scott was President and CEO of About.com, a part of The New York Times Company. He spent eight years with The New York Times Company in a number of senior management roles. In addition to his role at About.com, he was the General Manager of the company’s flagship website, The New York Times on the Web. He also served as vice president, strategic planning for The Boston Globe. Before joining The New York Times Company, Scott was with Multex.com (a venture-backed company which was acquired by Reuters in 2003 after a successful IPO in 1999), where he was Vice President and General Manager of its business-to-consumer division.

Before beginning his media career, Scott worked in management consulting at The Boston Consulting Group and in investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co. Scott holds an A.B. in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University, where he was a winner of the Rouse Prize for Economics. Scott also interned in the US Senate and in the Office of Management and Budget as a recipient of a White Internship from the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Mark Rudolph
CRO

Mark is the Chief Revenue Officer at Ghostery, Inc.. Most recently, Mark Rudolph was Vice President of North American Sales & Customer Success for the Gomez product line at Compuware. Prior to its acquisition by Compuware, he held a similar position as Vice President of North America Enterprise Sales for Gomez. Mark started at Gomez in 1999, and held various sales/sales management postions, and was considered a integral part of the organization which helped drive Gomez into becoming the leading external performance monitoring provider. Mark holds an MBA from Boston College, as well as a BS in Management from The Georgia Institute of Technology.


Allen Anderson
CTO

Allen is the Chief Technology Officer at Ghostery, Inc. Since the 2007 sale of his company GCS, now Richer Components, he has worked in both executive management and architecture roles for SaaS companies. In these roles, Allen actively participated in designing and implementing enterprise scale systems, such as horizontally scaling caching system at Dealertrack, facilities maintenance system with 100k+ users for the LDS Church, and the transition of premise based software to full SaaS system for MPi. He brings over 23 years of deep hands-on experience in software, hardware, and systems architecture going back to the programming days of Super Nintendo hits like “ Rock N Roll Racing” and “ Wing Commander.” Allen’s interest in embedded systems, robotics programming, and design has led him to create ‘fun’ projects, such as his own sprinkler control system, based around NetDuino, and Parallax processors that he contributes back to the community.


Todd Ruback
CPO 

Todd is the Chief Privacy Officer at Ghostery, Inc.. His responsibilities include interfacing with regulators, legislators, and privacy thought leaders, as well as supporting product and business development. He has been a privacy attorney with the law firm of DiFrancesco, Bateman, Coley in Warren, New Jersey since 2009, heading the Privacy and Technology Law Group. He is a CIPP/US/IT and is also President of the Privacy Special Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He has assisted organizations implement best privacy practices, performed privacy assessments, and has been appointed to numerous insurance carrier panels as a preferred privacy attorney to oversee complex data breaches. He has authored or co-authored numerous privacy publications and has been a guest speaker at many privacy events. Todd attended the University of Denver where he received both his BA and his JD.


Allie Glasband
Director of Human Resources

Allie is the Director of Human Resources at Ghostery, Inc.. Most recently, Allie was a Consultant for OperationsInc, a Human Resources Consulting firm primarily servicing the CT and NY Metro Area. While at OperationInc., Allie provided Human Resources solutions specifically designed for small businesses in a variety of industries. Allie’s main area of focus is in organizational effectiveness, employee relations, change management and performance development. Prior to that, Allie worked as the Human Resources Manager for Progenics Pharmaceutical and as a Human Resources Generalist for BTS where she was involved in strategy execution and implementation of new policies and procedures. Allie’s background also includes sales and operational roles in the hospitality and retail industries. Allie received a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire.


Damian Scragg
Managing Director, EMEA

Damian heads up client services and development across the EU region for Ghostery, Inc.. Damian was most recently Vice President of International Sales & Services at Auditude Inc., the leading US-based video ad management platform, where he developed the European go-to-market strategy, helping to build a presence in the UK and Europe. Damian has significant experience in the online advertising sector, including three years as European Sales Director at Right Media, the first and largest online advertising exchange, implementing their European strategy prior to, during and after its takeover by Yahoo!. Damian’s 14 years of sales experience include roles at Transactis UK, Abacus Direct, CACI Ltd and Centaur Communications Ltd.


Directors


Andrew Park

Andrew Park joined Warburg Pincus in 2008 and focuses on investments in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Park worked in the Investment Banking Divisions at DLJ and UBS and in Private Equity at The Carlyle Group. He received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Park. is a director of TradeCard, Ghostery and The Gordian Group.


Mark Colodny

Mark M. Colodny joined Warburg Pincus in 2001 and focuses on TMT investments in media, Internet and information companies. Mr. Colodny also leads the firm’s West Coast office. Previously, he served as senior vice president of corporate development at Primedia where he ran the mergers and acquisitions group. He began his career as a journalist at Fortune magazine. Mr. Colodny received an A.B. from Harvard University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is a director of A Place for Mom, CAMP, Ghostery, GlobalSpec, iParadigms, MLM Information Services, Multi View, OnTargetJobs and Spigit. Mr. Colodny is also chair of ProPublica’s Business Advisory Board.


Jonathan K. Hsu

Jonathan is Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of AppNexus. A respected media and tech industry veteran, he previously served as CEO of Recyclebank, one of Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.” Prior to that, Jonathan spent 11 years in a number of executive roles – including CEO, COO, and CFO – at 24/7 Media, leading the company through its $649 million sale to WPP, the world leader in marketing communications. Jonathan was also an M&A investment banker at JP Morgan. Jonathan is a Director on Ghostery’s Board, an advisor to Tribeca Venture Partners, and a mentor in the NYC Venture Fellows Program. He has served on the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers Council, Media.NYC.2020 Committee, Green.NYC.2025 Committee, and White House Forum on Business Innovation. Jonathan holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA in Strategic Management and Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Vishnu Menon

Vishnu Menon is based in San Francisco, joined Warburg Pincus in 2005 and focuses on investments in the media, data and information, and software sectors. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Menon worked at Perry Capital and Texas Pacific Group focusing on investments in public and private technology and media companies. Prior to that, he worked at Symphony Technology Group and J.P. Morgan Capital focusing on investments in similar sectors. Mr. Menon is a director of A Place for Mom, Ghostery, iParadigms and Slickdeals. He received a B.A. with distinction, in international relations from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Advisory Team


Ed Kozek


Co-Founder
Technology and Product Advisor



Colin O’Malley


Co-Founder
Corporate Strategy & Privacy Advisor



Mark Naples


Communications and Privacy & Government Affairs Advisor



Lydia Parnes


Privacy & Regulatory Counsel



Emily Riley


Senior Advisor