Management Team


Scott Meyer
CEO | scott@ghostery.com

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@ghostery.com

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.


Emily Riley
COO | emily@ghostery.com

Emily drives Ghostery, Inc.’s enterprise marketing and company database operations. Most recently Emily was VP, Product and Marketing at Audience Science where she led the company’s repositioning from an ad network into an industry-leading data management and media buying platform.  Prior to that, Emily worked as an Analyst and VP Research Director at Forrester Research and as an Analyst at Jupiter Research, Emily delivered insightful guidance to global Fortune 100 brands as well as major media companies, agencies and technology companies. Emily’s background also includes running digital marketing for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, where she helped re-launch its web site as an advertising-based content site. She started her career as a delivery analyst at Advertising.com where she honed her quantitative understanding of the digital marketplace. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University.


Adam Fleming
VP, Financeadam@ghostery.com

Adam is the VP of finance at Ghostery. Most recently Adam was the corporate controller for 1010data, a SaaS analytics company headquartered in New York City. While at 1010data, Adam was oversaw the build-out of the finance and accounting department. Prior to 1010data, Adam held various consulting positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Duff and Phelps where he specialized in independent arbitrations, forensic accounting, and patent infringement damage calculations. Adam received his Master and Bachelor degrees in Accounting from Brigham Young University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.


Todd Ruback
CPO todd@ghostery.com

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.


Damian Scragg
Managing Director, EMEA | damian@ghostery.com

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