Dave is the third-generation family owner and CEO of Goodway Group. He nurtures Goodway’s long-term client relationships and builds relationships with those Fortune 500 and smaller businesses serviced by ad agencies that require sophisticated programmatic, local market expertise and quick retail execution, Goodway’s key strengths. Dave graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He enjoys spending time with family, a variety of sports, strumming guitar and cruising in his restored ’67 Vette.
Jay is president of Goodway Holdings and CvE. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Jay is a nationally recognized and accomplished digital media expert, speaker and author who is regularly tapped to share his insights with industry and national publishers alike, such as eMarketer, Digiday, Adweek, AdExchanger, Fast Company, NPR Inc., and Huffington Post. In recent years, he saw a gap in the market for advertisers specifically seeking hyperfocused, financially-minded, global marketing expertise. So, in 2018, Jay established CvE to partner with these marketers who seek truth, answers and performance from their advertising in the form of measurable profit for their businesses. The result is a nimbler, more forward-thinking agency that shifts how marketers view their relationships with advertising partners. Jay is also president of Goodway Group, a subsidiary of Goodway Holdings and a trusted digital media partner to U.S. advertisers for over 90 years.
Brody is executive vice president (EVP), global business development of CvE. In this role, he leads a global team who work with ambitious CEOs and CMOs to build customer-centric and data-driven campaigns that grow business performance. At Goodway Group for the past three years, Brody served as a key component of the executive team, transforming the sales organization and guiding its explosive growth. Brody still maintains a stakeholder role as EVP of Goodway Group, supporting their most sophisticated clients in establishing honestly smart digital media organizations. With Microsoft for more than a decade prior to that, he led the charge in guiding Fortune 500 CMOs to re-imagine their data strategy and embrace emerging technologies. Prior successes also include three years leading U.S. Xbox advertising sales, and five years launching and growing Microsoft Advertising’s inside sales organization into a thriving $120M+ channel. Brody holds a bachelor’s from Seattle University and lives and breathes for digital advertising and the Seattle Seahawks.
Corean is chief operating officer (COO) of Goodway Group. She continuously seeks out new knowledge and ideas to provide innovative creative solutions and excellent customer service to clients. Helping people, teams and businesses reach their highest potential is her true passion. Corean has hosted a top radio morning show, climbed the ladder at a digital advertising agency, built social media strategies for top brands and managed websites for top retailers. She enjoys performing improv, reading and watching documentaries.
Mark Meade is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Goodway Group. Mark leads accounting, finance and human resource management at Goodway and helped transform Goodway into the sophisticated programmatic partner it is today. An industry veteran, he got his start as controller for Reads Moving Systems, overseeing financial operations and information technology. A Bloomsburg University graduate, he earned his executive MBA from Temple University in 2007. He is an avid cyclist who loves the outdoors and the Green Bay Packers.
Kandi is vice president (VP), people and organizational development of Goodway Group. She has extensive experience in people operations, process management, strategic planning, leadership development and corporate training. Previously, she led Park Place Dealerships to multiple prestigious performance awards, and she helped Coca-Cola Enterprises implement an adult education program for manufacturing employees and a first quality system (similar to ISO). Kandi has a bachelor’s from McMurry University and is a graduate of Southern Methodist University’s executive education program.
John is chief technology officer (CTO) of Goodway Group. He’s passionate about solving business problems and improving product development and engineering processes. He’s held technology leadership roles at Plated, Yodle, Didit and DoubleClick, the latter at which he helped design and develop the first public API to the new DART 5 system, which is still in use today. John received his bachelor’s and master’s from Johns Hopkins University. He enjoys flying airplanes and helicopters, scuba diving and hacking electronics.
Huanlei is vice president (VP), marketing and analytics of Goodway Group, and he oversees the marketing, analytics, product, and data science teams. Earlier in his career, he worked at NYC start-up and growth-stage companies ranging from ad tech to healthcare tech, for such companies as Adaptly and Zocdoc. Huanlei holds a bachelor’s in economics, a bachelor’s in mathematics and a master’s in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and he’s an avid sports fan, especially of the Premier League.
Amanda is vice president (VP), enterprise partnerships of Goodway Holdings and CvE. Driven by her entrepreneurial spirit and intellect for solution development, Amanda identifies and develops strategic relationships to ensure CvE’s clients receive best-in-class, results-yielding ad tech strategies. Highly in tune with the ad tech industry and market trends, she leverages her progressive foresight to inform CvE’s strategic road map and arm the organization with the external context needed to continually cultivate innovative thinking. With deep roots in interactive sales, account strategy and campaign management, Amanda has comprehensive and extensive understanding of the fundamental components required to produce successful digital media campaigns. She thrives in the fast-paced, always-evolving ad tech industry and is passionate about helping others, empowering and equipping people with the needed tools and skills to take their careers to the next level. Amanda is also vice president of Goodway Group, a subsidiary of Goodway Holdings and a trusted digital media partner to U.S. advertisers for over 90 years.
Paul is president, Europe for CvE. Having previously served both as CEO of a tech scale-up, Tink Labs, and as CEO of a major UK and Ireland media network, Havas Media Group, Paul’s experience makes him uniquely suited to deliver the CvE promise of helping international brands grow through a smarter, honest, data-driven approach to digital.
The Evening Standard newspaper in London included Paul in their ‘Progress 1000 Brand Builders 2016’ while The Drum voted him the ‘5th Most Influential Person in UK Digital’. Paul was also honoured to accept Twitter’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. An active advisor and investor in the start-up community, Paul is also an influencer on LinkedIn and Twitter. He serves as Chair of Big Youth Group, dedicated to improving job prospects for young people. An advocate for diversity and inclusion, Paul is an advisor for Women in Marketing and was named one of Management Today’s ’30 Male Agents of Change.’ When not working or speaking at industry events, Paul focusses on family life and his five children. He is an honors graduate of The University of Southampton.
Justin is vice president (VP), global business strategy of CvE and leading the launch of our Singapore office in 2019. He comes to us after more than a decade with ad tech giants, like AOL, Yahoo, Oath and most recently Verizon Media, where he spent the past four years developing their programmatic sales team into a $300M+ business unit. During his time with Verizon, Justin also focused on helping CMOs of high-profile brands drive programmatic growth in the APAC region. He holds a bachelor’s in business from Bryant University. Having lived in Hong Kong as a teenager, Justin is excited to return to Asia and in his spare time, test out new waters with his boat captain’s license.
Ned is vice president (VP), global business strategy of CvE. After nearly 15 years leading both traditional and digital media teams, he is in a unique position to personally understand the challenges and needs of CMOs planning and executing high-impact advertising. Most recently, he worked at Quantcast and then Accordant Media, where he leveraged emerging machine learning and data-management techniques to get more out of digital investments for a wide range of brands from startups through the Fortune 500 level. Ned holds a bachelor’s from Ohio Wesleyan University and enjoys skiing, hiking and tennis, when he isn’t chasing after his growing toddler.
Doug is vice president (VP), global business strategy of CvE. He brings three decades of success in brand development as well as an unparalleled passion for ad tech to the company. Having worked with 100+ brands in his career, Doug built a strong reputation for strategic marketing and digital media know-how through leadership positions with great branding agencies, such as Wieden+Kennedy, Leagas~Delaney, The Richards Group and Moroch. He holds a bachelor’s from the University of Oklahoma and has served on several boards, including the Dallas Chapter of the 4A’s, employAbility, Family Compass, and the Board of Visitors for the Gaylord College at the University of Oklahoma. Doug currently lives in Richardson, Texas, with his wife and two kids. In his spare time, he’s typically either cheering on his kids’ soccer teams or managing Home Team, a charity he created in 2002 to refurbish homes for underserved families.