John Small Joins AiAdvertising as Chief Financial Officer
March 21, 2023
C-Suite Executive and Capital Markets Industry Veteran to Oversee Company Finances as It Enters the Next Phase of Growth
SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AiAdvertising, Inc. (OTC: AIAD), a next-generation AdTech company focused on harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for today’s marketing leaders, today announced John Small has joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer. He succeeds Isabel Gongora, who held the position since October 2021. Small brings over 30 years of financial experience with a focus on strategy & operations, mergers & acquisitions, business development, and raising capital. In his role, he will be responsible for managing AiAdvertising’s finances, including tracking cash flow and overseeing financial planning.
“John is a results-driven industry veteran with significant executive leadership experience and capital markets knowledge,” stated Jerry Hug, CEO of AiAdvertising. “We welcome him to our team and know his expertise will be critical to our company as we continue to leverage the latest technologies to create the most exceptional solutions for CMOs and marketing leaders.”
“AiAdvertising is at the forefront of the AdTech industry, and I am thrilled to be joining the company,” said Small. “I look forward to bringing the expertise I have developed during my career to AiAdvertising in order to successfully manage the company’s finances as it continues its rapid growth and advancement.”
Prior to his current position, Small previously held CFO and COO roles across a variety of industries including media, cryptocurrency, software, and fintech. Notably, he served as CFO of Roman DBDR Tech Acquisition Corp., where he oversaw a successful merger transaction that was closed in December 2021, bringing CompoSecure Inc. (NASDAQ: CMPO) public with a $1.2 billion enterprise value. Small holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University.
AiAdvertising, Inc. (OTC: AIAD) is a next-generation AdTech company that is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to build software for today’s marketing leaders. We are focused on eliminating waste and maximizing the return on digital ad spend.
Our flagship product, the Campaign Performance Platform, is a subscription-based, end-to-end Ad Management solution. The platform empowers brands and agencies to easily target, predict, create, scale, and measure hyper-personalized campaigns.
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