Darren Herman is the VP of Content Services at Mozilla. Mozilla's products (Firefox, Firefox for Android, Firefox OS) reach close to 500 million users each month across 110+ countries. Darren Herman is responsible for diversifying revenue and sustaining Mozilla’s mission through innovation in global content and personalization products and services. He joined in 2013 after overseeing digital
Darren Herman is the VP of Content Services at Mozilla. Mozilla's products (Firefox, Firefox for Android, Firefox OS) reach close to 500 million users each month across 110+ countries. Darren Herman is responsible for diversifying revenue and sustaining Mozilla’s mission through innovation in global content and personalization products and services. He joined in 2013 after overseeing digital media for MDC Partners' Maxxcom Media Group and created the MDC Partners/kbs+ corporate venture fund, focused on advertising and marketing technologies.
Herman has invested in Nuzzel, Yieldbot, PlaceIQ, SeedCX, StageTEN, Adaptly, and other content/marketing/advertising businesses.
Previously Darren co-founded the first programmatic trading desk on Madison Avenue, Varick Media Management. Prior to joining the agency world in 2007, Herman spent 12 years as a successful marketing technology entrepreneur and raised over $40 million for his own ventures from top tier venture capitalists such as Intel Capital and NBC Universal.
Over the years, Darren has received several awards, including being named as one of the Top 25 Marketing Innovators and Thought Leaders by iMedia, Business Insider's Silicon Alley 100 list, and named a Media All Star by Media Post. He has been a member of the IAB and 4A's Digital Innovations Committee.
In his spare time, he runs Silicon Alley Sports, a not-for-profit dedicated to raising money for various charities through golf and tennis events aimed at technology entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in New York City. He has a wife and two children and live in Westchester County, NY.
Vice President, Content Services @ Member of executive team responsible for building user driven content and advertising experiences and platforms across Firefox. Setting vision for and leading a global multi-functional product team comprised of engineers, product, marketing, account management, sales, and business development.
Initiated and executed a dozen+ content partnerships including but not limited to Conde Nast, Time Inc, NY Times, multiple sports leagues, and more. From December 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) Mentor @ From January 2011 to Present (5 years) Greater New York City AreaFounder @ Brings together digital media executives, founders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and ecosystem supporters to play sports and raise money for various charities including but not limited to Robin Hood, Venture for America, and Charity Water. Hosted the Silicon Alley Golf Invitational for past 10 years having over 500 different senior level participants.
To get involved, go to http://www.siliconalleysports.com From 2004 to Present (11 years)
Darren Herman is skilled in: Advertising, Digital Media, Strategy, Digital Marketing, Online Advertising, Marketing Strategy, Media Planning, Online Marketing, Blogging, Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Mobile Marketing, New Media, Media Buying, Venture Capital
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