Since 2008, Martini has been the leader in reaching and engaging the affluent online. Leveraging proprietary insights on where and how the affluent consume media, Martini provides sophisticated solutions for delivering compelling brand campaigns across the passion-based, niche sites this audience interacts with, at work and at play. The Martini team prides itself in in creating compelling and unique solutions for the world’s top brands.
Our Leadership Team
Erik Pavelka – CEO
What is your role at Martini? Setting the vision for the company and motivating our team to succeed.
What is the best part of your job? Working with an incredibly talented and dedicated group of individuals that make up the Martini team.
Where were you before Martini? Chief Strategy Officer, Hands On Mobile
What makes you most proud to work at Martini? Aside from the people, it’s having a unique and differentiated product that truly provides value to our customers.
Paul Hsu – SVP, Operations
What is your role at Martini? Making sure we create and deliver the best ad products for our clients. Empowering our employees to make decisions that will benefit Martini, and their own careers.
What is the best part of your job? Seeing great ideas come and executed by our people.
Where were you before Martini? Jumpstart Automotive Group, part of HFM.
What makes you most proud to work at Martini? The people and their passions for not only Martini, but in their lives.
John Ruvolo – Chief Revenue Officer
What is your role at Martini? I’m responsible for bringing revenue into the company.
What is the best part of your job? Working with my team to solve the marketing problems our brands and their agencies present us.
Where were you before Martini? Running global sales for PulsePoint.
What makes you most proud to work at Martini? The bespoke solutions that Martini can provide the marketplace. We guarantee we will show an ad to an affluent audience, with great creative on great content.
Paige McCrensky – SVP, Marketing
What is your role at Martini? Communicating Martini’s unique positioning in the marketplace.
What is the best part of your job? Working with the most talented and fun team in the business and creating meaningful insights and marketing solutions for our partners.
Where were you before Martini? Bloomberg, American Express Publishing, Travel + Leisure, and Time Inc.—some of the world’s most successful and affluent media brands.
What makes you most proud to work at Martini? Martini’s singular focus on being the leader in reaching and engaging the affluent. Our mission enables us to be smart, creative, and insightful.
John Southard - VP, Finance
What is your role at Martini? If there are dollars in or dollars out involved, chances are, I’m leading the discussion.
What is the best part of your job I really enjoy being involved with every single person within the company.
Where were you before Martini? I was at CBS in New York for six years.
What makes you most proud to work at Martini? – We have a fantastic team. The tone set from the top really makes everyone feel welcome and free to express ideas and challenge concepts. We work hard, we work together and we’re working to a common goal. Those things sound simple, but I do believe we stand out by creating such a great working environment.
Peter Nanjo – VP Engineering
What is your role at Martini? Leading the talented team of engineers at Martini to build targeting and validation solutions for our advertisers. Our solutions are architected to be robust and scalable while leveraging the latest innovations in technology.
What is the best part of your job? Working at a place where risks can be taken and new ideas are encouraged and championed at all levels of the company.
Where were you before Martini? I was VP, Technology at Jumpstart Automotive Group.
What makes you most proud to work at Martini? The people here make my time a truly humbling experience. They are talented, incredibly knowledgeable, and driven to succeed.