Leadership

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Leadership

  • Farshad Fardad

    Farshad Fardad

  • Lee Lipman

    Lee Lipman

  • Patrick Finn

    Patrick Finn

Farshad Fardad

Chief Executive Officer

GlobalWide Media is led by Farshad Fardad, Chief Executive Officer. An entrepreneur with a history of achievements, he has been involved in the internet space since the late 1990's as an entrepreneur, investor, and executive. Prior to GlobalWide Media, Mr. Fardad co-founded Hi-Speed Media, a digital media company and served as its President until December 2003 when it was acquired by ValueClick. He entered the technology space from the financial services industry where he served as Vice President for Bank of America. Mr. Fardad is a graduate of the The University of Virginia Darden School of Business Executive Program.

Lee Lipman

Chief Financial Officer

Lee Lipman serves as GlobalWide Media's Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Lee leads the company's global financial functions including accounting, audit, treasury, corporate finance, and strategic leadership. Lee is also very active in the operations of the business.

Before joining GlobalWide Media in 2012, Lee held management positions in both public and privately held companies in digital, technology and entertainment sectors, including Conversant Media (formerly Value Click), Ticketmaster and video game developer Codemasters.

Lee holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University in Western Australia and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Patrick Finn

Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Patrick Finn, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for GlobalWide Media, has been responsible for overseeing the company's list management and cost-per-click (CPC) divisions since 2006. With more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, Patrick brings a creative approach to problem solving and trend adaption to the ever-changing digital industry. Prior to joining GlobalWide, Patrick held executive roles at SpeedyClick.com, Hi-Speed Media and ValueClick. He also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from Boston College.

  • Bjorn Hougaard

    Bjorn Hougaard

  • Justyna Herman

    Justyna Herman

  • Sara Menashe

    Sara Menashe

Bjorn Hougaard

Senior Vice President of Sales and Media Strategy

As Senior Vice President of Sales and Media Strategy, Bjorn Hougaard leads GlobalWide Media's daily activity and growth. A native of Denmark, Bjorn has nearly 20 years of experience in driving international development for mobile and digital companies and is currently furthering the expansion for GlobalWide Media's activities in Europe.

Justyna Herman

Vice President of Legal & Compliance

As GlobalWide Media's legal advisor and Vice President of Legal & Compliance, Justyna Herman negotiates and structures client transactions while ensuring compliance with regulatory and industry standards. Justyna is a driven and committed lawyer with a mission to facilitate valuable transactions. She has experience in a variety of corporate commercial transactions and is a member of the British Columbia Bar.

Sara Menashe

Vice President of Sales and Media Strategy

As Vice President of Sales and Media Strategy, Sara Menashe is responsible for leading the performance media team, key growth initiatives, analytics, media buying and emerging business models, as well as developing client relationships. Utilizing GlobalWide Media’s industry-leading solutions, Sara builds long-term partnerships with the world’s most prominent global marketers to develop, strategize and deliver maximum ROI’s for their brand. A digital marketing professional with over 15 years of advertising, media and entertainment experience, Sara has worked in national media buying for Newscorp at Fox Broadcasting and as an Account Executive for CBS. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara.