Chief Executive Officer
Megan Clarken is the Chief Executive Officer at Criteo. She previously served as Chief Commercial Officer of Nielsen Global Media, where she spent over 15 years in a variety of roles leading initiatives that allowed the 90+-year-old company to adapt and prevail in a time of change. Before she was dubbed “one of the most important people in media,” by Adweek, Megan was an Olympic class athlete, using her perseverance and resilience to pivot into a successful career in technology. Today, she’s received several accolades including the 2020 HERoes 100 Women Role Model Executives, 2019 National Organization of Women: Women of Power and Influence and the 2016 Multi-Channel News: Wonder Women. Originally from New Zealand, Megan held senior leadership positions for large publishers and online technology providers in Australia, including Akamai Technologies and ninesmn.
Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Glickman is Criteo’s Chief Financial Officer. She has over 30 years of global finance and transformation experience. In October 2021, Ms. Glickman was appointed to the board of directors of bluebird bio, inc., a biotechnology company that develops gene therapies for severe genetic disorders and cancer. Ms. Glickman previously served as Acting Chief Financial Officer for 20 months at XPO Logistics, a Fortune 200 company and leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, where she previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Transformation. Prior to XPO Logistics, Ms. Glickman held operational Chief Financial Officer roles at Novartis and Honeywell International as well as executive roles in shared services and operations, internal audit, transformation and controllership at Honeywell International and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Ms. Glickman started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is a U.S. CPA and a U.K. Fellow Chartered Accountant with a degree in economics from the University of York, England. Ms. Glickman has extensive global experience in strategic decision making, driving operational excellence and strong financial performance and leading transformative change, including M&A. She is passionate about fostering a culture of collaboration, inclusiveness and equality.
Chief Technology Officer
Diarmuid Gill is our CTO, having joined Criteo in 2014. He is in charge of managing Criteo’s R&D teams in Europe and the United States, delivering on their mission of providing high performance AI powered advertising at scale. Hailing from Cavan in Ireland, he has an honours degree in Electronic Engineering (1994) and a First-class honours MBA (2014), both from Dublin City University. Previously he worked for General Electric, IONA Software, ICL Fujitsu and AOL.
Chief Product Officer
Todd Parsons joined Criteo as Chief Product Officer in August 2020. He is responsible for product strategy and new product innovation to diversify and transform Criteo's platform offerings. For over a decade Todd has built marketing solutions at the intersection of consumer identity and data. Prior to Criteo, his team established OpenX as the first people-based programmatic marketplace. As CPO of SocialCode, Todd developed products to activate and measure first-party audiences across Facebook, Amazon, YouTube and other platforms. Earlier, Todd led Acxiom's Marketing Services business and founded two venture-backed startups; Aditive, acquired by Acxiom in 2014, and BuzzLogic, the first SaaS for social media measurement and analytics.
Chief Marketing Officer
Brendan McCarthy is Chief Marketing Officer at Criteo. He has nearly 20 years of strategic marketing and communications experience, having led several successful corporate reputation and brand strategy assignments for Fortune 500 companies. Before Criteo, Brendan was Head of Communications and Product Marketing for Nielsen Global Media. During his five years at Nielsen, he focused on transforming the company’s reputation from a legacy television ratings provider to a leading-edge data and technology company. Previously, Brendan led high-profile assignments for large corporate and technology clients at Edelman, the global public relations agency. He also held positions at cause marketing agencies in both Washington, D.C. and New York where he supported a range of political and public interest campaigns. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, and holds a master’s degree in Global Affairs from New York University.
Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Development Officer
David Fox is Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Development Officer at Criteo. He is responsible for overseeing the growth of our Marketing Solutions among agencies, brands, and channel partners, in addition to corporate development and strategic partnerships at Criteo. Prior to this, David spent 25 years working at Fortune 500 companies and start-ups and sits on several boards of directors and advisory boards. David has deep international and marketplace experience having lived abroad for several years for Akamai Technologies and also founding two successful technology platforms in the business aviation and supply chain industries, Stellar Labs and Agistix. David graduated from Denison University and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University. He has been a member of YPO since 2007.
Chief Transformation Officer
Matthijs van Geldere is Criteo’s Chief Transformation Officer. His remit is to lead strategic change initiatives across Criteo and accelerate the company’s business transformation. Matthijs joined Criteo in 2016 and since then, has occupied various HR leadership positions, most recently serving as Vice President, People Services and Insights. With an HR career in technology businesses spanning over 20 years and having lived and worked in various countries around the world, Matthijs is passionate about driving business transformation and operational excellence in international environments.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
As General Counsel, Ryan oversees Criteo’s legal, data privacy and government relations functions. Ryan joined Criteo in 2018 to lead Criteo’s mission to shape the future of compliance and help drive business expansion. Prior to Criteo, Ryan served as SVP and General Counsel at Riverbed Technology, and also held senior legal roles at Charles Schwab and Gunderson Dettmer. He has a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Chief People Officer
Manuela Montagnana is Criteo’s Chief People Officer. She brings more than 20 years of experience as a people executive, leading global teams in the manufacturing, service, and technology industries. Manuela has a proven track record of accelerating performance through human capital management in a transformation context in both highly matrixed organizations and those undergoing hyper growth. Most recently, she served as Vice President, Head of Human Resources for Product and Engineering at Compass, where she built and led her Human Resources team in the US and India while serving as the business partner to the Chief Technology and Chief Product Officers. While at Compass, Manuela led major transformational projects including the opening of a new development center in India and the talent integration of two tech startups following their acquisition. Manuela grew up in Germany and attended the University of Paris X and Strasbourg studying Law, later completing her Masters in Business Administration at IAE - Écoles Universitaires de Management in Strasbourg, France.
Executive Managing Director, Global Retail Media
Sherry Smith is Executive Managing Director, Global Retail Media at Criteo, in which she oversees daily operations and strategy for Criteo’s Retail Media commercial teams globally. Prior to joining Criteo, she served as the Chief Executive Officer of Triad Retail Media, GroupM’s retail media specialist company. She has over 20 years of experience in the digital marketing space, having helped retailers unlock new revenue streams and mature into multi-million-dollar media publishers through data-powered, holistic strategies with their brand partners. Sherry earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Cal State Fullerton.