NEW YORK, October 13, 2020 – DPAA, the leading global organization driving out-of-home into its digital future, announced today at its annual Video Everywhere Summit that Nandini Ramani, Chief Operating Officer of Outcome Health, has been voted onto the organization’s Board of Directors.
Ramani is a seasoned technologist with a career spanning both hardware and software for enterprise and consumer organizations. She has provided broad oversight across product strategy, architecture, development, services and support, and has been instrumental in bringing in new ideas, products and managing organizational change for teams of 750+ people across continents and countries.
Barry Frey, President & CEO of DPAA, said, “Nandini Ramani is one of the most accomplished executives in our industry – in any industry, for that matter – and I am thrilled to have her as a member of our board. Her wisdom and counsel will be invaluable as we continue to grow both our association and the industry at large.”
Ramani said, “I greatly admire what Barry and his team have accomplished at DPAA and when the opportunity to join their board was presented to me, I did not have to think twice. I look forward to working with Barry and my fellow board members to advance digital out-of-home’s role in the media ecosystem.”
As COO of Outcome Health, the leader in healthcare innovation transforming the point of care experience, she leads the revenue, product and operations functions. Her teams ensure the most rigorous health information platform and campaign audit standards in the industry for Outcome Health’s network, which has the largest digital out-of-home reach into physician offices and health systems.
Before joining Outcome Health, Ramani was Vice President of Engineering at Twitter. During her three-year tenure, she owned product strategy for emerging markets and led engineering effectiveness for the social media company’s 1,300-person technical organization. Prior to Twitter, Ramani led the $320M Java business unit for Oracle, and previously served as Senior Director of the Client Software Group at Sun Microsystems.
Ramini joins a DPAA board that includes Chairman Francois de Gaspe Beaubien, Chairman & Chief Coaching Officer, Zoom Media; Jose Avalos, VP IOT Group and GM Visual Retail, Intel; Debbie Drutz, President, NOVUS Media; Dave Etherington, Chief Commercial Officer, Place Exchange; Jonathan Gudai, CEO, Adomni; Marc Kidd, CEO, Captivate Network; Peter Krieger, CFO & COO, Lightbox OOH Video Network; Mike Maas, CEO, AMI Entertainment; Sean McCaffrey, CEO, Gas Station TV; Steven McCarthy, President, GroundTruth; Cameron Milne, VP/GM Central Region, Pattison Outdoor; John Partilla, CEO, Screenvision Media; Michael Provenzano, CEO & Co-Founder, Vistar Media; Burr Smith, Chairman, President & CEO, Broadsign; and Andreas Soupliotis, Founder & CEO, Hivestack.
The setting for today’s announcement, DPAA’s annual global Video Everywhere Summit, is being held as a livestream production over three days from October 13-15, 11am – 2:30pm ET each day. Content pillars for the OOH industry’s tent pole event include: 1) Omnichannel and Programmatic, 2) Diversity and Inclusion, and 3) Globalization of Media and Brands, with additional content showcasing the aggressive growth of digital out-of-home advertising.
DPAA is the leading global trade marketing association connecting out-of-home media with the advertising community while moving OOH to digital. Membership in the DPAA community brings many business acceleration benefits, including a wide array of products such as “DPAA Short Connects,” “DPAA Homeroom,” “DPAA Town Hall,” “DPAA Davos” and “DPAA Task Force.” DPAA also offers members an extensive database of research, best practices and case studies; tools for planning, training and forecasting; social media amplification of news; insights on software and hardware solutions; further integration into the advertising ecosystem as part of the video everywhere conversation and marketing campaign; and more.
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