AdColonized: Getting to Know Cody Thompson

Posted Feb 16, 2017

Engineer- someone who designs structures, codes materials, or brings creative to life Seattle- home to the Mariners, Nirvana, and awesome nature The combination of the two? Meet Cody Thompson, Senior Software Engineer, manager of the DEC team. Who knew that the combination of coding and nature walks were BFFs? It’s time to tell us more…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Kirsty Boyd

Posted Feb 9, 2017

Working in a suit and heels everyday wasn’t an ideal lifestyle for Kirsty Boyd. For several years, she helped others find work with cool media companies through a recruitment firm. Kirsty moved into ad sales at an online start-up, and then transitioned to a larger firm that represented large UK online publishers like, The Independent. Now that Kirsty…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Jake Mehring

Posted Feb 2, 2017

Los Angeles is home to surfers, filmmakers, celebrities, and street tacos. Only a few minutes from the beach sits AdColony’s LA office, a second home to a variety of teams including the Director of Brand Ad Operations, Jake Mehring. When he’s done saving those involved on AdColony’s brand side, you can find Jake playing soccer at his local…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Olga Kravtsova

Posted Jan 26, 2017

What does the St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Trinity College, AdColony, and Olga Kravtsova have in common? They all reside in Dublin, Ireland! AdColony may not be on Travel Advisor’s top 10 Dublin sites to see, but Olga confirms that the company is one of the friendliest places in the country’s capital. With a love for music and film festivals,…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Calvin Han

Posted Jan 19, 2017

Originally based out of the AdColony Los Angeles office, Calvin now resides and works in AdColony’s Shanghai office. With a background in tech entrepreneurship, design, marketing, and global management, Calvin strived to enter the world of mobile gaming. Prior to his role as Senior Sales Executive at AdColony, he developed two mobile games at a mobile…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Ceji Bourgeois

Posted Jan 12, 2017

Ever wondered what it would be like to manage multiple offices across the country and keep all seven branches happy? Meet Ceji Bourgeois, the Manager of Office Administration at AdColony! She first gained experience at an independent film finance and production company, taking on many duties such as the executive assistant/office manager/production coordinator. With a passion for…

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Shannon in Japan

AdColonized: Getting to Know Shannon Ray

Posted Jan 5, 2017

Most people have lived in only one or two states, but there’s one AdColony team member who has lived in six! After growing up in Austin, Shannon earned her degree in Graphic Design at Auburn University. She gained a lot of invaluable experience at the web shop, carbonhouse, delivering web products for theatres, auditoriums, and concert halls. Some of her clients…

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Kate Onk, Sr. Performance Manager

AdColonized: Getting to Know Kate Onk

Posted Nov 10, 2016

Ever wonder why LeBron James chose Miami? Did you find it peculiar that he chose the Sunshine State just after Kate Onk chose to study Business Administration at Florida Southern College? While they both share similar journeys as Ohio-an’s turned Floridi-an’s, Kate, unlike Lebron, has gone on to have a successful career in data analytics…

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AdColonized: Rui Li, Sr. Ad Ops Manager

AdColonized: Getting to Know Rui Li

Posted Oct 13, 2016

Ever heard of Chi-beria? Me neither. If you ask Rui Li, however, she’d tell you immediately that it’s what Chicago turns into when it’s so cold out you wonder whether you might actually be on the frozen tundra of Siberia. Before moving to sunny Los Angeles, Rui lived in Chicago for 7 years, a large…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Bryce Nankervis

Posted Sep 1, 2016

It’s mid June 2015, and the AdColony Marketing team has just signed a sponsorship contract for GDC Europe/Gamescom later that year. Who else would be solidifying our sponsorship on the UBM side, but Bryce Nankervis, our usual rep? Little did we know, Bryce was on the cusp of becoming an AdColonist. A couple of weeks later,…

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