Seth Demsey

CTO at AOL Platforms

As the chief technology officer for AOL Platforms, Seth Demsey is responsible for the strategic vision as well as all product, engineering and research efforts for the company’s industry-leading advertising platforms, which are designed to simplify media planning, buying and selling for today’s global digital advertisers and publishers.

Since joining AOL, Seth has launched and innovated several core AOL Platforms technologies – all of which empower the world’s top marketers and publishers to engage with their consumers across all screens, formats and types of inventory.

Prior to joining AOL Platforms, Seth served in senior positions at a number of highly respected global technology companies, including Google and Microsoft. During his tenure at Google, he was a key contributor to the development of Google Webmaster Tools, Google Talk and DoubleClick AdPlanner.

At Microsoft, he was a part of the original .NET team, helped build and release the first two versions of the platform and co-authored the .NET ISO standards. Seth’s career in technology spans over 15 years, and in this time, he has invented several technology and hardware solutions. He has 25 US and foreign patents to his name.

Seth holds a B.S. in computer engineering from Bucknell University and is a fellow at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. When he’s not building AOL’s advertising products, you can find him with his family, playing guitar or skiing.