A seasoned & passionate team came together from the auto industry and media industry to create DTM. Extensive automotive industry experience and relationships has enabled DTM to forge partnerships with leading auto manufacturers and infotainment systems providers to gather this data for the very first time. On the media side, DTM’s founders have owned and operated radio stations, built the first internet radio ad network, and developed the audience measurement platform that is the standard in internet radio analytics industry today.
Rod has a long career in the auto industry, having gained 20+ years broad automotive product development experience in USA and Europe with Ford, BMW and Land Rover. At XM Satellite Radio, Rod led the development of XM’s Advanced Applications strategy, including the development of the industry-standard real-time traffic platform for automotive and breakthrough in-flight weather capability for aviation. Prior to DTM, he led the Harman global business development team that won Aha Radio adoption by 14 automotive brands. Aha is a global automotive content aggregation platform.
Bob has owned and operated radio stations and communication tower companies. He co-founded the first internet radio rep firm (Net Radio Sales, LLC), sold to Katz Media in 2008. In 2004 Mr. Maccini and Mr. Gallagher co-founded Ando Media, LLC to create Webcast Metrics, the first internet radio measurement platform which is now the standard in measuring internet radio audiences. Ando Media was sold to Triton Digital in 2009. Prior to Ando Media, Bob was an investment banker serving the media industry.
Joe has owned and operated radio stations and communications tower companies. He co-founded the first internet radio rep firm (Net Radio Sales, LLC), sold to Katz Media in 2008. In 2004 Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Maccini co-founded Ando Media, LLC to create Webcast Metrics, the first internet radio measurement platform which is now the standard in measuring internet radio audiences. Ando Media was sold to Triton Digital in 2009.
Prior to joining DTM, Rob was the General Manager and Chief Compliance Officer for measurement at Triton Digital, and led the development and accreditation of WebCast Metrics and WebCast Metrics Local audio measurement products. Rob is a two-time recipient of the Advertising Research Group award for Innovation in Measurement.
Before joining DTM, Rafa was the original architect for the Aha Radio global automotive content aggregation platform, and continued as Aha’s head of technology when acquired by Harman. Previously, Rafa developed the first server-based GPS navigation system while at a California start-up, which led to their acquisition by Motorola, and his continued role as navigation achitect. He has been consultant and advisor for several startups over the last decade.