General Counsel

Department: Legal
Location: US - New York
Updated on: November 06, 2020

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About Us

MediaMath is a leading global independent advertising technology company, working with brands and agencies. We created the first software for real-time media buying in 2007 and today work with over two-thirds of the Fortune 500 and more than 3,500 brands and their agency partners to grow and deepen direct customer relationships.

We have recently launched SOURCE by MediaMath which provides our clients with the most trusted, efficient, and effective way to connect their brands with consumers: real impressions on real media properties with policies and practices that respect the humans behind billions of screens and speakers every day.

Key Responsibilities

MediaMath is seeking a General Counsel to lead MediaMath’s legal function. Reporting directly to the President Konrad Gerszke, you will be a key a member of the MediaMath Executive team, driving MediaMath’s legal strategy, overseeing a best in class team Legal team, and serve as a business-oriented legal advisor to the Executive team and Board of Directors.

You will lead the day to day operations of the MediaMath legal team, and provide counsel on issues related to transactions, corporate strategy, employment, policy interpretation, compliance, security, corporate governance, commercial contracts, financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution. You will be responsible for MediaMath’s overarching legal strategy and scaling a global legal function to support growth.

You will:

  • Lead MediaMath’s global legal function and provide strategic legal advice on issues related to corporate strategy, policy interpretation, financings, and M&A
  • Oversee the drafting, reviewing and approval of all company agreements, including key agreements relating to customers, partnership arrangements, suppliers and vendors
  • Be a transformational leader who will lead and integrate a newly formed team of legal and privacy professionals
  • Participate as a key member of the MediaMath Executive team, providing thought leadership and strategic input to help drive MediaMath’s long term strategy and success
  • Develop, drive, and implement MediaMath’s global legal strategy
  • Provide legal counsel to the MediaMath Executive team and Board of Directors
  • Support in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs, as well as compliance with data privacy, laws, and regulations
  • Anticipate and identify any changes to existing or proposed regulations or laws and develop effective strategies and solutions to mitigate any risk/impact to MediaMath
  • Provide counsel and oversight for all litigation, selecting and supervising outside counsel, judging the merits of major litigation, and approving settlements of disputes if warranted
  • Advise on labor and employment matters

You are:

  • Experienced within the advertising technology space and with data and consumer privacy regulations (including GDPR and CCPA)
  • Strategic and operating legal executive who can establish and integrate legal and other corporate processes to lead to improved efficiency and productivity with a lean team
  • Experienced on a wide range of legal issues with a global focus

You have:

  • Juris Doctor degree from a highly regarded law school
  • 15+ years of post-bar experience, including experience at a leading law firm and in-house
  • Experience with being an active member of an Executive team and providing input and guidance to the company’s strategy and vision
  • Experience managing a global legal team and creating and driving the team’s goals and strategy
  • Proven experience with M&A and capital raising within an established technology organization
  • Worked closely with a company’s board of directors and provided updates/presentations when required

 

Why We Work at MediaMath

We are restless innovators, smart, passionate and kind.  At the heart of our culture are six values that provide a framework for how we approach our work and the world: Teams Win, Scale + Innovation, Obsess Over Learning & Growth, Align then Execute, Do Good Better and Embrace the Journey. These values inform how we energize one another and engage with our clients. They get us amped to come to work. And, let’s face it, so do the free snacks, great benefits, and unlimited vacation. 

We were named a Leader in both the 2018 and 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrants for Ad Tech, won four awards from the IAB for Sales, Service and Education Excellence, and received Best DMP in the 2019 Digiday Technology Awards. We have offices in 16 cities worldwide and are headquartered in New York City.

MediaMath is committed to equal employment opportunity. It is a fundamental principle at MediaMath not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related  medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.