Rocket Fuel CEO, George John to Speak at Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing Summit in New York

Will Share Best Practices and Lessons Learned in “Madison Avenue’s New Age Mad Men” Discussion

Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing Summit 2014

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--()--Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising and marketing solutions for global agencies and brands, today announced that CEO and co-founder, George John, will speak at Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing Summit on Thursday, October 16, 2014. The Next Big Thing Summit brings together innovators, investors and entrepreneurs spanning media, technology and entertainment to discuss the most promising emerging technologies.

George John and Ned Brody, Head of the Americas at Yahoo, will be interviewed by Oke Okara, Bloomberg’s Global Head of Mobile and Connected Devices. Their session entitled “Madison Avenue’s New Age Mad Men” begins at 10:05 AM ET.

Other Speakers Include:

Paul Hudson, President, AstraZeneca US
Adriana Cisneros, CEO and Vice Chairman, Cisneros
Tom Rogers, CEO, TiVo
Danae Ringelmann, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer, IndieGoGo
Julia Hartz, Co-Founder and President, Eventbrite
Larry Jasinski, Chief Executive Officer, ReWalk Robotics, Inc.
Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder, reddit; Partner, Y Combinator; Author, Without Their Permission
Eric Anderson, Co-Founder, Space Adventures; Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, Planetary Resources

To learn more and view the full list of speakers please visit

Bloomberg’s Next Big Thing will take place on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM ET at Location 5 (509 W. 34th Street ) in New York City.

About Rocket Fuel

Rocket Fuel delivers a leading programmatic media-buying platform at Big Data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve marketing ROI in digital media across web, mobile, video, and social channels. Rocket Fuel powers digital advertising and marketing programs globally for customers in North America, Europe, and APAC. Customers trust Rocket Fuel’s Advertising That Learns® platform to achieve brand and direct-response objectives in diverse industries from luxury cars to financial services to retail. Rocket Fuel currently operates in more than 20 offices worldwide and trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “FUEL.” For more information, please visit or call 1-888-717-8873.


Rocket Fuel
Kenya Hayes, 650-481-6178

Release Summary

Rocket Fuel CEO, George John to speak at Bloomberg Next Big Thing in NYC on October 16th. John to be interviewed by Bloomberg's Oke Okara during a session entitled “Madison Avenue’s New Age Mad Men”.


Rocket Fuel
Kenya Hayes, 650-481-6178