Alex Stil - President [m]PLATFORM EMEA, GroupM, Netherlands

Alex Stil is currently Chief Commercial Officer at GroupM Connect Worldwide. GroupM Connect (GMC) brings together the people, operations, technology, data and inventory across search, performance (e-commerce), social, programmatic buying, mobile and all other real time and biddable media. Connect acts as a consolidated services platform for the four GroupM media agencies Maxus, MEC, MediaCom and Mindshare and operates a worldwide network of digital specialist agencies (including Catalyst and Quisma) for direct clients.

Previous to his current job Alex had multiple positions at Mindshare , starting as COO in the Netherlands followed by head of digital in EMEA and his last job was global head of programmatic.

Alex started his career In 1998, as he co-founded AdValue, the first online media agency in the Netherlands which expanded successfully to other markets with offices in Germany, France, UK and USA. Key digital clients were Monster, Unilever, KPN, and ING. The company name was changed in Reddion in 2001 and was successfully sold to Groupm in 2006.