Doug Knopper formerly Co-CEO and Co-Founder FreeWheel
Doug Knopper has successfully led many media technology companies, most recently as Co- CEO of FreeWheel, the prominent provider of digital television advertising technology. Doug co- founded FreeWheel in 2007, sold it to Comcast seven years later for $375 million, and spent exactly 3.5 years at Comcast post-acquisition.
Today, Doug works as an advisor and board member to many companies, collaborating with CEOs, boards, management teams, and venture capital partners, to help them scale and out- perform.
Previous to FreeWheel, Doug spent six years as General Manager at DoubleClick in New York and London, and was part of the team responsible for its $1.1 billion sale. Doug also served as CEO of Bitpass, a financial technology company sold to Digital River in 2007.
Prior to that, Doug held senior roles at advertising agencies and broadcasting companies, including Chiat/Day, Lowe, JWT, and Bonneville Broadcasting.
Just a city boy, born and raised in South Detroit, Doug holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan. He currently resides in Palo Alto, CA with his family and beagle.