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Ad Tech Rising Star celebrates the unsung heroes of ad tech, who consistently deliver and make an impact, and who are rising the ranks to become the next faces of the industry. From a brilliant list of nominations, we opened up the shortlist of 20 rising stars to a public vote, and we have since announced the top 12. The Ad Tech Rising Star 2021 winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on 4 November 2021.

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**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Aditya Labhe

Client Solutions Analyst

ChannelSight


Amelia Parsons
Head of Publishing

Azerion UK


Amy Yeung
General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer
Lotame

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Athénaïs Derrien
Business Development Manager

ID5


Carlo A. De Matteo
Chief Operating Officer

Mint

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Dikshant Joshi

Director- Publisher Development

AdPushup Inc


Gabriella Spyrou
Global Director of Data Operations
Teads

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Hannah Marshall

Associate Director

Matterkind

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Hayley Turner

Senior Programmatic Account Manager
Croud


James Dempsey
Head of Data Solutions 

ArcSpan

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Julia Rast

Global Solutions & Innovation Manager
Xaxis

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Karan Singh

Senior Commercial Director, Advertiser Partnerships
Xandr


Lindsay Shelton
Partnerships Director

A Million Ads

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Lishwen Ng

Client Success Manager

Twitch


Marcin Hajduk
Strategy Manager

Yieldbird

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Rory Latham

Director, Global Investment, Programmatic
GroupM

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Satoshi Kawasaki

Head of Programmatic

MediaCom Japan


Shawn Farrington
Director, Ad Technology

EW Scripps

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Shelley Stone

Director of Media Services

Brkthru Digital

**TOP 12 SHORTLIST**
Francesca Warne

Associate Director, Advertiser Solutions
PubMatic