Paul Bannister
Chief Strategy Officer
Paul Bannister is the Chief Strategy Officer at CafeMedia. In his role, he leads the programmatic sales and video monetization teams that create compelling media experiences that connect the world’s largest brands with the company’s nearly 4,000 independent publishers.

He joined CafeMedia in 2006 and held a series of senior strategy and development roles before being appointed Chief Strategy Officer in 2020. During his tenure he has been a key architect in building the company’s industry-leading programmatic approach and shaping the company’s cutting-edge products and programs.
Before joining CafeMedia, he founded Online Gaming Review, one of the first websites dedicated to computer games, authored two books on computer games, and held roles at USWeb/CKS, Ameritrade, and CMP Media.

He serves on the board of the IAB Tech Lab and is actively involved in the W3C and Prebid communities that are driving the future of advertising.
Paul Bannister