Author Archives: Brian O'Kelley

The White Whale

At a company meeting in late 2008, an employee asked me what my goal was for AppNexus. With a cheeky grin, I said “to be a billion dollar company!” After the meeting, Mike Nolet, my co-founder, said I had missed … Continue reading

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The Princeton Offense

When I walked onto the Princeton campus as a freshman in 1995, I liked basketball. It was fun, good exercise, and social. When I left Princeton, I loved basketball: the constant decisions, the intricate teamwork, the ebb and flow of … Continue reading

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AppNexus Raises $75 Million in Series D Round

I’m excited to announce that AppNexus has closed on a Series D round of $75 million, led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). There are so many people to thank – our early investors (especially Ben, Marc, Ron, and Josh), our … Continue reading

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