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The experienced management team at Marin is dedicated to fostering an environment of mutual respect among team members that rewards hard work and initiative.


David A. Yovanno


Dave is responsible for Marin’s overall strategic direction and execution. Prior to joining Marin in May 2014, Dave first joined Conversant, Inc. (formerly ValueClick, Inc.) in 2000 and held a number of leadership positions for U.S. media including executive vice president of sales and marketing, general manager and chief operating officer until 2008. Dave left Conversant in 2008 to be CEO of Gigya, a high-growth social technology SaaS company based in Silicon Valley, and then rejoined Conversant in 2011. Most recently, Dave served as President, Technology Solutions (formerly Mediaplex) for Conversant from 2011-2014 and was responsible for the company's Technology Solutions globally, Media Solutions internationally, the company's DSP solution, driving cross-solution synergies and assisting with the Company's corporate development program. Dave served on the board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau and in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant and CIO. Dave is a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he earned his bachelor's degree in marketing and master's degree in health services administration.

  • Avik Dey

    EVP, Technology

    Dey has over 25 years experience in technology management, with extensive expertise in platform development, business and technology strategy definition, team development, and program management. Dey joins Marin from Intel, where he was most recently Director of Hadoop Engineering and was responsible for managing a team of over 50 architects and engineers building world-class Apache Hadoop projects. He previously led large development teams at eBay, where he helped redefine strategy for Hadoop engineering investments and oversaw delivery of a large-scale in-house cloud environment, and Yahoo, where he was Lead Program Manager and delivered a Hadoop-as-a-Service product used by 1,000 users on 40,000 nodes.
  • Catriona Fallon

    Chief Financial Officer

    Catriona Fallon is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer reporting to CEO David A. Yovanno. In her capacity as CFO, Catriona serves as Marin Software’s principal financial and accounting officer, responsible for directing all aspects of Marin Software’s financial operations. Prior to joining Marin Software, Catriona worked at Cognizant, a global leader in business and technology services. At Cognizant, Catriona was a Vice President of Finance and Chief of Staff to the CFO from 2013 until July 2015. Prior to Cognizant, Catriona held several leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, including Vice President of Strategy and Financial Planning (2012 to 2013), Director of Investor Relations (2010 to 2012), and Director of Strategy and Corporate Development (2009 to 2010). Previously, Catriona was a top ranked Wall Street analyst covering media and technology companies at Citigroup Investment Research. Catriona’s professional experience also includes roles with Piper Jaffrey & Company, McKinsey & Company and Oracle Corporation. Catriona has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from UCLA.
  • Brian Kaminski

    Chief Customer Officer

    Brian leads the global customer success team where he is responsible for ensuring that customers are fully leveraging the Marin platform. In his role, Brian works closely with customers on new innovative means to meet their digital marketing goals. He also contributes to the overall strategic direction of Marin’s platform. Previously, Brian served as President of Business Performance at iProspect, leading new business development, marketing, and strategic client relationships. Brian joined iProspect in 2000 and contributed significantly to the firm’s growth in various leadership roles including founder and executive director of the San Francisco office, and Chief Operating Officer. He currently serves on the SEMPO Board of Directors, and enjoys presenting at client conferences and industry events around the world. Brian holds a B.A. in Political Science from Colgate University.
  • Stephen E. Kim

    EVP, General Counsel

    Stephen brings more than twenty years of legal experience to Marin. Prior to joining Marin, Stephen worked at Diamond Foods, Inc., a consumer packaged goods company headquartered in San Francisco. During his tenure at Diamond, Stephen was EVP, General Counsel and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer from March 2014 to September 2014; SVP, General Counsel from January 2008 to March 2014; and VP, General Counsel from March 2005 to January 2008. Previously, Mr. Kim served as General Counsel for Oblix, Inc., an enterprise software company in Cupertino, California, from 2000 to March 2005, at which time Oblix was acquired by Oracle Corporation. Before joining Oblix, Mr. Kim was an attorney with Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati, a law firm located in Palo Alto, California, from 1996 to 1999 and Weil Gotshal & Manages, a law firm located in New York, New York, from 1994 to 1996. Mr. Kim received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was an editor with the NYU Law Review, and earned his B.A. from Johns Hopkins University.
  • Chris Lien

    Founder and Executive Chairman

    Chris supports Marin’s overall strategic direction and execution. Chris founded Marin in 2006 and shortly thereafter invited Wister Walcott and Joe Chang to join him on the quest to develop an enterprise-class, online advertising management platform. Chris served as Marin's CEO from founding until May 2014 at which time he assumed the role of Executive Chairman. Prior to Marin, Chris served as Chief Operating Officer of Adteractive, an online performance marketing company, from 2004 to 2005. In 2001, Chris co-founded Sugar Media, a broadband services platform, which was sold in 2003 to 2Wire, a leading supplier of DSL equipment and services, which was subsequently acquired by Pace plc in 2010. Prior to founding Sugar Media, Chris served in various capacities, including as Chief Financial Officer and acting Chief Executive Officer, of, Kmart’s e-commerce and Internet service provider subsidiary. Prior to, Chris spent 10 years executing merger and financing transactions at investment banks, including Morgan Stanley and Evercore Partners, with his last role as managing director. Chris graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
  • Russell Wirth

    Chief Sales Officer

    As Chief Sales Officer, Russell is globally responsible for all new business revenue across both Agencies and Advertisers. Russell has extensive experience ramping up revenue and deploying effective & scalable sales practices for rapidly growing companies in the business intelligence, media and analytics industries. Prior to Marin Software, Russell was SVP Sales at several SaaS start-ups including Overtone, a social sentiment analytics provider and PopularMedia a creative media optimization platform. Previously, as VP Sales at Coremetrics, Russell oversaw revenue growth for this Web Analytic innovator from $4 to $45 million with an increase in customers from 100 to over 1,000 in a 4 year period. Earlier in his career, Russell also served as VP of Business Development at IRI Software, a Nielson competitor, and headed up Western Regional Sales for enterprise reporting provider Crystal Decisions. Russell graduated with honors from Colorado College with a degree in Business / Economics.