About Elise James-Decruise

Elise is MediaMath’s Head of Multicultural Marketing and Inclusion. In her role, she helps MediaMath think about and better position diversity and inclusion within the workforce, workplace and marketplace, and inspires others to do the same. Previously, she founded and led MediaMath’s global educational arm New Marketing Institute, which includes internal and external training initiatives, certification, enterprise education and global program development. Successfully transitioning from the financial sector as a global trainer at Thomson Financial (Thomson Reuters), Elise started out her digital marketing career at Right Media (acquired by Yahoo) where she transformed their internal training program and founded Right Media University for the Sales, Operations and Technical Support Teams.

Latest articles by Elise James-Decruise


Six Tips to Build a Culture of Learning

This blog post is a part of IAB's The Advantage: Knowledge for an Ever-Changing Industry series. I joined MediaMath in 2012 and shortly after, helped launch the New Marketing Institute. The NMI ... Read more


Celebrating International Women’s Day

“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” – Oprah Winfrey This quote resonated with me on so many levels as we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements ... Read more


Why Don’t Schools Teach Programmatic?

As graduation season rolls around each year, I often attend career fairs with recent grads who are interested in a career in ad tech.  I can expect to come across some bright young people who are e... Read more