Apex Executive Search, LLC places Vina Leite as Chief People Officer at Publicly Traded, Global Tech Leader, The Trade Desk (TTD)

Experienced Leader Focuses on Employee Development during accelerated company growth.

Executive search firm, Apex Executive Search, LLC, has placed Vina Leite as Chief People Officer at The Trade Desk (NASDAQ:TTD). Vina will lead the company’s human resource strategy and operations around the world. Her team is responsible for developing and managing employee programs to help nurture and grow the unique and special culture at The Trade Desk. The executive search was directed by Founder and Managing Director, Bev Wiesen.

Vina has experience in high growth tech environments and brings an extensive background in HR leadership. Her passion for employee development and engagement is a great addition to the unique culture at The Trade Desk. Previously, as Chief People Officer at AI-driven cybersecurity firm Cylance Inc, Vina led the company through rapid growth. During her tenure, the firm was recognized as one of the Great Places to Work in Orange County in 2018. Prior to Cylance, Vina held several other HR leadership roles in the technology sector, including Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) at QLogic and Unicom and VP of HR at EMC.

Vina’s track record of successfully leading organizations through periods of rapid growth will be invaluable as we continue to scale our teams around the world,” said Jeff Green, CEO and Founder at The Trade Desk. “Her passion for employee development and engagement is key to nurturing our company’s amazing culture as our global growth accelerates.”

“The people at The Trade Desk and their commitment to the core values of EQ, grit and humility are what attracted me to the company,” said Vina Leite, Chief People Officer at The Trade Desk. “I am excited to join the leadership team and help to successfully evolve the culture of such a dynamic and fast-paced organization.”

Vina will report directly to CEO and Founder, Jeff Green.

About The Trade Desk

The Trade DeskTM (Nasdaq:TTD) is a technology company that empowers buyers of advertising. Through its self-service, cloud-based platform, ad buyers can create, manage, and optimize digital advertising campaigns across ad formats and devices. Integrations with major data, inventory, and publisher partners ensure maximum reach and decisioning capabilities, and enterprise APIs enable custom development on top of the platform. Headquartered in Ventura, CA, The Trade Desk has offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

About Apex Executive Search, LLC

Apex Executive Search, LLC is an executive search firm that puts fit first. The Apex team is driven to help build strong foundations by identifying talented individuals who align with their client’s vision and who are completely invested in the overall success of the organization. The Apex team becomes an extension of their client’s team by learning more than their business. They learn about the culture and the senior team dynamics, enabling them to determine the best people for their client’s team after a thorough intake and vetting process.

For over two decades, Apex has partnered with organizations across the U.S. seeking knowledgeable and passionate executive talent, from startups to PE-backed companies to Fortune 500 corporations. Apex builds synergistic executive teams by selecting candidates who truly fit into their client’s company culture. To learn more, visit ApexExec.com.

*Quotes are from The Trade Desk April 1, 2019 press release.