Rick E. Bruner is Vice President of Research and Analytics at Viant. With 20 years of experience in the field of interactive advertising and marketing, his work has been nominated twice for I-COM's Data Creativity Award (2015, 2016), he was a recipient of the Advertising Research Foundation’s David Ogilvy Award in 2009 and co-chaired the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s Research committee in 2008-2009. He has previously run advertising research departments at MTV Networks, Google and DoubleClick. He is the co-author of “Net Results: Web Marketing that Works” (Hayden, 1998) and “Net Results.2: Best Practices for Web Marketing” (New Riders, 2000). Rick began his career as a journalist. He covered Internet advertising for Advertising Age 1997-98, and in the early 1990s, he co-founded and edited Budapest Week, Hungary’s first independent English-language newspaper. He is a cume lade gratuate of Columbia University in English Literature and Writing. He plays ukulele with gusto.