Since 2002, our deep-rooted connections within the world of online publishing have assisted our clients in gaining a competitive edge. Our unique insight of buying and selling media provides us with media insight that no other firms can provide. Our ability to manage media from start to finish ensures that our clients are hitting their core metrics. ROI allows our partners to focus on their business and rest assured we are taking care of their media goals.
ROI Media Consultants’ founder and President, Bill Whitham, started ROI in 2002. He moved to Seattle in 1999, working for Microsoft as an Account Executive at MSN. Prior to Seattle, Bill worked in NYC, selling both newspaper and magazine advertising for large publishing houses. His roots are in Utah, where he attended Utah State University, working his way through school by selling local newspaper advertising. He utilizes his online and traditional advertising expertise, as well as industry-wide connections to provide clients optimum online exposure and efficencies. Additionally, his extensive media buying experience, leverageing data and cutting edge techniques, enables ROI to successfully develop media buying and selling processes. Bill’s publisher relationships and business development experience has been instrumental in forming many strategic partnerships within digital display, video, and mobile advertising industry, as well as many other online platforms. Bill focuses on the holistic picture to forward ROI and their partners’ ultimate success, continually increasing exposure and monetization of their platforms.
Director of Operations
Brandon attended the University of Washington and the Foster School of Business in Seattle where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree. From there he went on to work at an IT consulting firm named Avanade as a financial analyst. While working there nearly 5 years, his duties ranged from financial analytics, reporting and operations. After his time there he then moved over to an operations role at ROI, where his main responsibilities include operations, reporting, statistical analytics and optimizations to help increase efficiencies and profits for all of our business partners.
Director of Video Ad Operations
After graduating from Gonzaga University with a Bachelors in Public Relations, he worked as an Account Manager at Porch.com, helping home professionals promote their businesses get connected with their local customer bases, and maximizing their return on investment.
After leaving Porch.com, Chris entered the Digital Advertising Industry as an Ad Operations Specialist at Zumobi, Inc. As an Ad Ops Specialist, he was responsible for running direct and programmatic advertising campaigns for various agencies and brands. For the two years he was at Zumobi, his responsibilities included managing B2B relationships, analyzing and optimizing ad campaigns, and reporting. After leaving Zumobi, Chris spent time freelancing for multiple small businesses; providing advertising and marketing expertise.
As Director of Video Ad Operations at ROI, Chris has used his experience and expertise to help grow our video business by maintaining relationships, analyzing and optimizing campaigns, and reporting. He has expertise with multiple Ad Servers, DSPs and SSPs, including: LKQD, Springserve, AOL 1, Inner-Active, Freewheel and Beachfront.
Chris also volunteers as Assistant Director of Emerald City Supporters FC, where he helps grow and maintain Washington’s largest Adult Soccer Club.
In his personal life, Chris is a passionate outdoor enthusiast and soccer fan, who stays active by playing competitive soccer, hiking, and skiing.