About Us

Solving college advertising

Our Story

The concept behind flytedesk isn’t all that complicated. Advertisers spend $70B each year targeting 18-24 year olds and split their budgets mostly between ads on TV and ads online. But when they’re 18-24, they are in school, on campus – and 63% of them block ads online and 57% of them don’t have cable. In short, as much as advertisers target them, they aren’t reaching them.

We’re student media nerds, with deep roots in college marketing. Before flytedesk, the $6B in ad inventory on college campuses – split between college newspapers, campus out of home, student sites, sports arenas, and more – wasn’t accessible at scale. What used to take months to find, contract, and manage – flytedesk does in 5 minutes. That opens up a new world of opportunities to the partners we work with today.

Our Mission:

We’ll always be college newspaper nerds – and that informs all we do. We know our audience better than anyone else and that allows us to reach that audience where it matters most. It’s our mission to build the financial engine of student media by solving the biggest pain point in advertising.

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The Team

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Aaron Mew

Production Designer

Alex Kronman

CEO & Founder

Anna Hauschild

Manager, Influencer Marketing

Brian Krebs

Head of Elections & Advocacy

Clare Rubel

Senior Director, Client Services

Dan Newman

Chief Engineer

Elliott Kirby

Senior Product Designer

Gary Passero

Staff Engineer

Harrison Peel

Account Executive, Elections & Advocacy

Jeff Wible

Senior Product Manager

Jon Dunning

Manager, Campaign Operations

Jon Wood

VP, Product

Jonathan Bonaguro

Marketing Scientist

Josh Cariveau

Chief Business Officer

Justin Shepard

Chief Financial Officer

Karl Hofmann

SVP, Platform

Leen Obeidat

Director, Business Development

Maddie McCormack

Manager, Digital Ad Operations

Michelle Hendrickson

Director, Campaign Operations

Monica Brigham

Sr. Account Manager, Supply Operations

Niya Johnson

Account Manager, Supply Operations

Olivia Fechner-Lewis

Account Manager, Supply Operations

Piper Jackson-Sevy

Co-Founder

Ryan Chesnut

Accounting Manager

Zach Wineburg

Elections & Advocacy

Cheeba Toevs

Chief Security Officer

Abby Hauschild

Head of Squirrel Maintenance

R2-ShihTzu

Digital Prophet

Aspen Obeidat

General Mischief Officer

Graham Cracker Doherty

Director of Digging

Peter G. Krebs

Head of Mealtime Protocol