Meet our Team, Board of Directors, Advisory Board and Investors

Management Team

Alex Rahaman CEO

Alex Rahman

Alex is an experienced mobile advertising entrepreneur. He leads the strategic direction and day to day running of the business.

Gavin Stirrat - Chief Operating Officer

Gavin Stiratt Chief Operating OfficerGavin is COO of StrikeAd responsible for Operations functions of StrikeAd led in London, as well as having overall responsibility for StrikeAd’s EMEA and Asian operations.

Jay Hirschson - Chief Financial Officer

Jay Hirschson Chief Financial OfficerJay is an entrepreneurial financial executive who brings to StrikeAd his extensive experience in the advertising technology industry.

Ryan Murray GM, Americas

Ryan Murray US Sales DirectorRyan is responsible for driving sales of StrikeAd Fusion across the United States. He joined after 5 years at a New York-based company.

Dmitry Sverdlik VP, Engineering

Andrew Morsy VP Sales, EMEA

Andrew Morsey  UK Sales DirectorThis year marks Andrew's eighth in Advertising Sales, spanning Press, Paid Search, Digital Display and Mobile.

Board of Directors

Alex Rahaman CEO

Alex is an experienced mobile advertising entrepeneur. He leads the strategic direction and day to day running of the business.

Thomas Falk Non-Executive Director

After founding Falk eSolutions in 1998, Thomas steered his company to become one of the most sought-after suppliers of adserving-solutions.

Simon Wajcenberg Non-Exec Director

Simon is an entrepreneur with a stellar track record in founding pioneering global digital businesses.

TX Zhuo

TX is the Managing Partner of Karlin Ventures and an Associate of Chartered Accountants (U.K.) affiliate.

Stuart Chapman

Stuart is the Managing Partner of DFJ Espirit and is a member of the British Venture Capital Association Council.

Advisory Board

Tim Brown

Tim has over thirteen years experience in the digital advertising business.

Stephen Taylor

Stephen is a senior business leader and adviser - focused on internet, media and commerce.

Reza Benham

Reza is an accomplished business professional with more than 13 years Internet industry experience.

Will Margiloff

CEO at IgnitionOne, as well as CEO and Founder at Innovation Interactive.


DFJ Esprit

Experienced technology investors with proven track record of helping entrepreneurs build successful companies.

Draper Fisher Jurvetson

California-based venture capital firm behind well-known technology companies including Hotmail, Skype and Overture.


European venture capitalists for innovators in the high growth digital media space.


West coast-based and one of the most active investors in early stage consumer Internet and mobile start-ups.

Siemer Ventures

A boutique, early-stage venture capital firm helping motivated entrepreneurs build sustainable technology-related businesses.

Gil Elbaz

Entrepreneur, pioneer, founder of Factual and co-founder of Applied Semantics (acquired by Google in 2003).

Karlin Ventures

Karlin Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles.