USTN is comprised of a highly reputable and knowledgeable team. With expertise in Advertising, Traffic Content, and Traffic Products, we are always creating new ways to continue to lead the industry.
As president of United States Traffic Network (USTN), Ivan brings with him over 25 years of experience and a sterling reputation in the advertising and broadcast industries. Prior to USTN, Ivan served as president of Radiate Media and before that he spent five years as president of The Canadian Traffic Network (CTN), were he directed a seven-fold growth in revenue while growing an affiliate base from 35 to 91 stations. Before joining CTN, Ivan founded The Sports House in Houston, Texas and before that spent over 15 years at Metro Networks/Westwood One. In his time there, Ivan rose from the ranks from on-air personality and sales representative to ultimately becoming Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, running a sales force of 267 that generated over 250 million dollars in sales. Ivan received a B.A. in Advertising from The University of Alabama.
Executive Vice President
Dave has over 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry and has served in various roles including affiliations, operations, and on-air. As Executive Vice President of Broadcast Operations, Dave is responsible for leading the Media Affiliates Team and Traffic Gathering Organization. These groups continue to successfully grow and maintain radio and television station partnerships as well as provide traffic incident data to all of USTN’s products and services. Previously, Dave served as Senior Vice President of Broadcast Operations for Radiate Media and was Director of Television Affiliations for NAVTEQ. He was an original member of the traffic.com team as their Director of Traffic Operations for the Northeast Region. He has also held management positions with Shadow Traffic and Smart Route Systems in Philadelphia. Dave received a B.A. in Communications Arts from Villanova University.
Financial Planning & Analysis
Christine has over 14 years of experience as a finance professional in the media and tech business. Her focus has been on building financial models to monetize traffic, weather, and other consumer content products with various advertising platforms. Christine oversees all legal and HR related functions, as well. Previously, Christine served as Finance Manager under Radiate Media and Pricing & Planning Manager under Nokia. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University.
Executive Vice President
As Executive Vice President of Sales, Brian brings over 20 years of experience in the broadcast space. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Sales for Radiate Media. Brian began his traffic career in sales with Shadow Broadcast Services and then moved to traffic.com, developing customized traffic solutions for advertisers in both radio and television. Brian was promoted from sales and spent five years as the Director of Sales for the Central Region for traffic.com then NAVTEQ Media Solutions where he was responsible for creating programs that combined radio, television, and mobile applications for a team of sellers to offer the advertising community. Brian has a B.S. from Arizona State University.