iMedia Digital Services (“iMDS”) is the leading video advertising platform for online publishers, MVPDs, and ISPs. iMDS monetizes more than 200 million monthly users by utilizing proprietary tech and interactive sites to drive engagement, traffic, and conversion for its clients.

iMDS is a division of iMedia Brands, Inc. (“iMedia”) (NASDAQ: IMBI) with headquarters in Buffalo, NY on the shore of Lake Erie, just steps from the downtown district. We cross international borders with our satellite office in Ottawa, Canada, and nearly half of our staff is in remote locations across the United States. Our Buffalo and Ottawa teams have freedom to work remotely, as well! Our technology and close-knit collaborative projects keep us in touch, no matter where we are. Our team culture feels like a start-up, but we reap the full benefits and access to innovative tools and tech being under the iMedia umbrella.

Our team is packed with experts in the field, dedicated to creative solutions that drive consumer engagement and skyrocket revenue. And with a diverse team that's as close as ours is, no project ever lacks in creativity. Here, there's no ladder that you can only climb when someone above steps down; anyone can be a leader and a trailblazer in their niche.

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Meet The Team

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Matt Leardini

President

Matt Leardini was appointed President of iMedia Digital Services (“iMDS”) in January 2022. Matt joined the Portal and Advertising segment in 2006 leading revenue, development, advertising products, yield management, publisher account management, and ad operations. Matt holds an MBA degree in Strategic Management from Niagara University and BS/BA in Management Information Systems from Bowling Green State University.

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Gabor Vida

VP, Engagement Solutions

Gabor Vida is the VP of Engagement Solutions, overseeing our Engagement Products and Operations portfolio. Prior to joining our Company, Gabor was the founder and CEO of an award-winning product consultancy, Teknision, which was acquired by the Portal and Advertising segment in 2013. Gabor holds an Advertising and Marketing Communications Management degree from Algonquin College.

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Bill Neff

Chief Technology Officer

Bill Neff is the CTO and leads the engineering and technology teams for iMDS. Prior to joining the Company, Bill led multiple on and off-shore teams in the development of consumer-facing news, entertainment, streaming video, advertising, and email applications. Bill holds a BS degree in Computer Science from Cornell University and an MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Katie Mika

VP, Advertising Solutions

Katie Mika is the VP of Advertising Solutions, overseeing ad products, ad operations, and yield functions for the organization. Prior to joining the Company, Katie held positions of increasing responsibility in product management, advertising operations, and account management during a 15-year tenure at Synacor. Katie holds a BA degree in Public Policy from the University of Buffalo.

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Keith Pieper

VP, Retail Media Exchange

Keith Pieper is the VP of Retail Media Exchange (“RME”) and leads the technology and data experience for iMDS. Prior to joining the Company, Keith worked in product and operations for tech brands including SpotX, Sovern, Ameritrade, Microsoft, Universal McCann, DoubleClick, MatchLogic and Excite@Home. Keith holds a BS degree in Business Administration from Creighton University.

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Nick Fuest

VP, Finance & Business Affairs

Nick Fuest is the VP of Finance & Business Affairs where he leads the finance, accounting, and business intelligence teams for iMDS. Prior to joining our Company, Nick served multiple advertising strategy, operations, and finance roles with Synacor from 2007 to 2021. Nick holds an MBA degree in Strategy and Operations and a BS degree from Niagara University.

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How We Strive For More

iMDS is based in Buffalo whose motto is “the city of good neighbors”. To contribute to our city and the communities that our remote teammates reside in, iMDS gives back in a variety of ways. Through donation drives, community clean-ups, and other community service projects, iMDS strives to leave each place better than we found it and to give to those in need.

Be a Part of the iMDS Team

Looking to put your expertise to the test? Join our team to collaborate on digital services projects including monetization, content curation, Retail Media Exchange™, and more. We're always experimenting with new ideas, strategies, and creative solutions - come be a part of it!

  • Remote work capabilities
  • 401(k) matching
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Health benefits
  • Start-up culture
  • Paid time off, plus holidays
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