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The Trade Desk

October 02, 2014 09:00 ET

The Trade Desk, Inc. Named One of OUTSIDE's Best Places to Work 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2014) - The Trade Desk, a global demand-side platform in advertising's $5B real-time bidding industry, has been selected as one of OUTSIDE's Best Places to Work 2014. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play. These companies encourage employees to lead an active lifestyle, are eco-conscious, and prioritize giving back to the community. The entire list of winners appears online at

To find the best places to work in the United States, OUTSIDE conducted a rigorous eight-month vetting process in partnership with the Best Companies Group to assess the policies, practices, and demographics of hundreds of companies, and went straight to the employees to hear about factors like corporate culture, role satisfaction, work environment and overall employee engagement. The Best Places to Work list represents the cream of the crop: companies who cultivate a comfortable and collaborative workplace, enable their employees to enjoy the great outdoors and take pride in their roles in the community and the environment.

"We hired the best team in advertising and asked them to bring their passion with them. We invest deeply in our company's vision and mission, but we invest first and foremost in our people's lives. We're headquartered half a mile away from C-Street, a world-famous surf spot in Ventura, California. Our Boulder staff hits the trails at lunch. Being on The Trade Desk team is beyond doing meaningful work. As a company, we are committed to enhancing people's lives -- both in and out of the office," says Jeff Green, founder and CEO of The Trade Desk. "We couldn't be more excited to be named to OUTSIDE's Best Places to Work and are so grateful for the recognition." 

Barry Marshall, The Trade Desk's Vice President of People & Culture, adds: "We are incredibly excited about this award. It's affirmation that we've approached our recent growth with the right focus on finding good people and retaining strong talent."

The Trade Desk has grown to more than 150 employees worldwide since its founding in 2009, when Green left Microsoft after they acquired his first venture, AdECN. The Trade Desk has quickly come to the front of the pack among other demand-side peers on the scene by committing to its role as a pure buying tool, and as a technology-first organization that ships product weekly. The Trade Desk now has more than 10 offices in markets worldwide, and serves clients globally.

"If you're considering a career change or searching for your dream job, OUTSIDE's Best Places to Work list is the first place to look," said OUTSIDE Executive Editor Michael Roberts. "These companies set the standard for workplaces that really value their employees and offer an experience that's fulfilling inside and outside the office."

The complete list of Best Places to Work winners is featured online at

About The Trade Desk, Inc.
The Trade Desk powers the most sophisticated buyers in advertising technology. Founded by the pioneers of real-time bidding, The Trade Desk has become the fastest growing demand-side platform in the industry by offering agencies, aggregators and their advertisers best-in-class technology to manage display, social and video advertising campaigns. The Trade Desk empowers buyers at the campaign level with the most expressive bid capabilities in market, full-funnel attribution, and detailed reporting that illustrates the consumer journey from initial impression to conversion. By maintaining a pure buy-side focus, The Trade Desk delivers on branding and performance for clients worldwide.

Headquartered in Ventura, Calif., The Trade Desk has offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.

About OUTSIDE: OUTSIDE is America's leading active lifestyle brand. Since 1977, OUTSIDE has covered travel, sports, adventure, health, and fitness, as well as the personalities, the environment, and the style and culture of the world Outside. The OUTSIDE family includes OUTSIDE magazine, the only magazine to win three consecutive National Magazine Awards for General Excellence, The Outside Buyer's Guides, Outside Online, Outside Television, Outside Events, Outside+ tablet edition, Outside Books, and now Outside GO, a revolutionary, 21st-century adventure-travel company. Visit us online and on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.

ABOUT THE BEST COMPANIES GROUP: Best Companies Group works with national and local partners around the country and internationally to establish and manage "Best Places to Work," "Best Companies," and "Best Employers" programs on a national, statewide, regional and industry basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment, utilizing employer questionnaires and employee-satisfaction surveys, BCG identifies and recognizes companies who have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.

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