Dan Hodges joins Verve as Chief Revenue Officer, working directly with agencies and brands providing solutions and partnerships across Verve's national footprint of premium local media properties.
Dan was most recently Head of Global Sales at the Associated Press where he led all monetization efforts for the AP's award winning products in mobile and digital media. Prior to the AP, Dan ran the
largest dedicated mobile sales force in the world as Head of Global Sales for Nokia Interactive. Dan joined Nokia through the acquisition of Enpocket, one of the pioneering companies in mobile
advertising, where he was Head of U.S. Sales. Prior to Enpocket, Dan held several executive sales positions at Discovery Communications where he was part of the team that was rated the number one
sales organization in the entire media industry for eight years in a row. During those years, advertising revenue grew eightfold, from $125 million to $950 million. Dan will be based in Verve's New
York City office.