Vice President of Agency Strategy and Development
Jonathan Perelman is the VP of agency strategy and industry development at BuzzFeed. At BuzzFeed he works closely on all aspects of the business, with a particular focus on educating advertising agencies on the BuzzFeed platform and ad products.
Prior to BuzzFeed, Jonathan spent six years at Google, most recently as the global lead for industry relations. He was responsible for brand identity initiatives and relationship management within the advertising and media industries. This also includes aligning Google's business and public policy priorities. Google’s Operating Committee awarded the prestigious OC Award to Jonathan for his work on mergers and acquisitions. Prior to Google, Jonathan worked at financial services firm Unifund, and also was the deputy finance director on Cory Booker’s 2002 mayoral run in Newark, N.J. The campaign was captured in an Academy Award nominated film, Street Fight, released in 2005
Jonathan is a Sr. Fellow at the Center for the Digital Future, at the USC Annenberg School. In addition, he serves on the board of Advertising Week, Ad:Tech, the International Association of Internet Professionals, along with other industry groups.