At the Application Developers Alliance, publishers, including Viacom Networks, Newsweek/Daily Beast, and Mobile Deluxe, talk about mobile monetization.
Head of Publisher Development, TapJoy
CEO, Mobile Deluxe
VP of Digital, Newsweek / DailyBeast
Jake Ward oversees operations and programming for the Application Developers Alliance, including media relations, marketing, membership and corporate partnerships. He has more than 10 years of experience in public relations, marketing and public policy. He has led strategic communications and issue-advocacy campaigns on behalf of Fortune 100 companies, public-interest group and industry associations.
Ward served as a vice president of public affairs at the Washington-based PR firm the David All Group, where he worked with tech industry clients and global brands. He also served as executive director of AMP Summit, an annual forum for influencers in the activist, media and policy spheres. Ward was also a vice president at the PR firm Brodeur Partners and a director at Qorvis Communications, both in Washington D.C. Ward formerly served as press secretary to Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and as communications director to Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif.
Ward holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wheaton College and a master’s degree from Northeastern University.