Kodi Foster
Vice President, Commercial Technology
The Washington Post
Kodi Foster is the Vice President of Commercial at The Washington Post, where he lead teams across the organization with a focus on innovation and monetization including Zeus Technology, emerging technology, advertising product and product marketing. 

Throughout his career he has helped to change how audiences discover and consume content, and has been at the forefront of adtech revolutionizing how advertisers reach customers. Prior to joining The Washington Post, he was Senior Vice President of Data Products at ViacomCBS. In this role, he had product oversight for “InView,” ViacomCBS’ comprehensive reporting platform designed to service TV and Video buyers, and led machine learning projects across Ad Sales, Streaming, and Integrated Marketing. He has also served as Head of Brand Initiatives at Outbrain and Vice President of Business Development & Strategy at Sahara Media Holdings.

He is a Principal Investor at NextGen Venture Partners, a network driven VC firm, an advisory board member at Flowt.io an ML powered resource for modern day grief management, a member of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and a frequent speaker on topics including the intersection of media, emerging technology, D&I, and tech for good.
Kodi Foster