Travis Hockersmith | VIZIO - VP of Platform+

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Travis combines the experience of a client-side marketer at a top global brand with extensive ad tech industry experience. As VP of Platform+ at VIZIO, he leads the operational aspects of the VIZIO Ads business and business development for the Inscape data licensing business. He joined VIZIO from Rakuten Marketing where he served as Senior Vice President of Client Services overseeing performance marketing solutions for leading retailers like Walmart, Macy’s and Sephora. Travis has led multiple award-winning organizations including the Advertiser Perceptions Highest Rated Media Brand for Advertiser Satisfaction in the U.S. at YuMe and mThink’s Best Affiliate Network for service and innovation each and every year he was at Rakuten. Prior to moving into the ad tech industry, Travis was at Intel Corporation where he held a number of strategic marketing and media positions including oversight of all media spending for consumer campaigns globally. Travis currently resides in Park City, UT with his wife and two kids. Outside of work you can find them skiing, mountain biking, fly fishing and generally exploring the outdoors. Travis holds a BS, Computer Science from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Southern California.