As Chief Operating Officer at Ask.com, Shane oversees product and revenue, as well as business development and marketing in an effort to ensure a more harmonious balance between the Ask business and the experience of our users. A longtime Ask.com executive, Shane is responsible for user acquisition, business development and revenue at Ask, in addition to P&L oversight. Shane also manages all online and offline marketing programs, business intelligence and consumer research, as well as product management and yield optimization. Earlier in his career at Ask, he served as chief revenue officer as well as senior vice president where he managed research, analytics and monetization, along with spearheading site behavioral analysis, traffic and revenue forecasting.
Shane previously held senior analytical roles in business and advertising operations at NBCi.com and McCann-Erickson advertising. He has a B.A. in International Relations and Economics from the University of California, Davis.