President, Global Advertising and Strategy, AOL
As President of Global Advertising and Strategy at AOL, Jeff Levick is responsible for AOL's overall revenue strategy. This includes working with global agencies and advertisers to create brand experiences that take advantage of AOL's premium content and substantial worldwide audience, scaling AOL's advertising products and third-party ad network, Advertising.com, and offering advertisers unique consumer insights to help them better understand how consumers engage with them.
Levick joined AOL in May 2009 from Google, where he served as Vice President, Industry Development and Marketing, Americas. In that role, he led marketing, industry advertising sales development, and global accounts for the 10 vertical industries covered by Google's America's Media Sales and Marketing Organization.
During his Google tenure, Levick spent two years in London as Director of the European Vertical Markets Group and a member of Google's executive management team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In that role, he was responsible for Google's pan-EMEA industry sales and strategy teams, which advised Google's largest global clients across more than countries and a range of industries, including financial services, retail, travel, entertainment, consumer goods, healthcare, technology and automotive. Prior to this, Levick also ran Google's Financial Services group in the U.S., where he was responsible for developing and managing Google's relationships with North American financial services companies and publishers.
Prior to joining Google in 2001, Levick served as Senior Director of Strategic Alliances and General Counsel for ClearGauge, a leading online business-to-business marketing consultancy. Before that, he was Vice President of Business Development at an online business-to-business portal for independent retailers, and also worked as a corporate attorney at the international law firm of Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman in Chicago.
A frequent lecturer on topics related to media, marketing and global advertising trends, Levick also serves on the Board of Directors of Church & Dwight, the Board of Directors of the IAB and the Executive Board of the College of Communications at DePaul University. He holds a B.A. from New York University and a law degree from DePaul University in Chicago.
Last Updated: 2010