Laura Desmond assumed the role of DoubleVerify Interim CEO in February 2020. In this capacity, Ms. Desmond is focused on leading all Company growth initiatives, including product innovation and expansion into new markets. She is supported by an Office of the CEO, comprised of members of the DoubleVerify Board and senior management. Laura also serves as Lead Director of the Board, a post she has held since Providence Equity Partners acquired a majority stake in the Company in 2017. Ms. Desmond is a marketing industry veteran who has held several senior executive positions at Publicis Groupe over a two-decade tenure at the company, including CEO of Starcom Mediavest Group, which ranked as the largest media agency globally.