SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acxiom® (NASDAQ: ACXM), an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, today announced that Travis May, president and general manager of LiveRamp™, an Acxiom company, has been named to Ad Age’s “40 under 40” list. This is the second major recognition in 2016 for the LiveRamp co-founder, who was recently named to the Forbes “30 under 30” Marketing and Advertising list. May has been instrumental in establishing LiveRamp as the leading provider of data connectivity and onboarding services.
“We are extremely proud of Travis’ leadership and success in making Acxiom’s LiveRamp one of the most exciting places to work in ad-tech,” said Scott Howe, president and CEO, Acxiom. “In addition to honoring LiveRamp’s president, this recognition is a reflection of the important role LiveRamp plays in the industry by providing a connectivity layer that makes everything in the marketing stack work together better.”
In his current role as President and General Manager of LiveRamp, May is responsible for driving data connectivity market leadership and overseeing the strategic direction of the LiveRamp Connect product suite. Over the past six months and under his leadership, Acxiom’s Connectivity division has:
- Achieved a $100 million annualized revenue run rate at the end of Q3 for fiscal 2016, up more than 60 percent year-over-year
- Doubled the number of records onboarded per month to 60 billion
- Added 50 new integrations, expanding LiveRamp’s ecosystem to more than 300 partners
- Hosted LiveRamp’s annual RampUp conference with nearly 1500 attendees, a 30 percent increase from the previous year
“I am honored to be recognized amongst so many other respected leaders by a publication as prestigious and influential as Ad Age,” May said. “I look forward to our continuing efforts to push the boundaries of innovation while raising the bar in client service excellence, two key measures of success that are extremely important to us.”
“Ad Age’s 40 Under 40 recognizes some of the smartest and most groundbreaking talent in marketing today,” said Judann Pollack, Deputy Editor of Advertising Age. “The selection this year was particularly hard-fought with many excellent contenders and the final list is a global who’s who of the brightest minds in agencies, marketing and media companies, talent agents, social media and more. This year’s class includes executives who are making a mark in politics, data science, advertising and marketing at companies from AB InBev to Walt Disney Co. One of our 40 Under 40 is even helping street vendors around the world monetize their wares. While their achievements are varied and their experiences diverse, all our 40 Under 40 have one thing in common: they are smart young innovators who will be driving business for years to come.”
Acxiom is an enterprise data, analytics and software as a service company that uniquely fuses trust, experience and scale to fuel data-driven results. For over 40 years, Acxiom has been an innovator in harnessing the most important sources and uses of data to strengthen connections between people, businesses and their partners. Utilizing a channel and media neutral approach, we leverage cutting-edge, data-oriented products and services to maximize customer value. Every week, Acxiom powers more than a trillion transactions that enable better living for people and better results for our 7,000+ global clients. For more information about Acxiom, visit Acxiom.com.
LiveRamp connects more than 300 digital marketing platforms and data providers. By onboarding customer data into the targeting, measurement, and personalization products developed by our partners, we help leading brands eliminate data silos and run more efficient marketing programs. LiveRamp is an Acxiom company, delivering privacy safe solutions to market and honoring the best-practices of leading associations including the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) ICON and App Choices programs. For more information, visit www.LiveRamp.com.