We’ve often wondered, when we’re alone at night before we go to sleep, where former Cramer-Krasselt “digital innovation director” Brian Mandelbaum could have gone after he allegedly “just picked up and left” his post at C-K and fled into the cold Chicago night. Yes, that Brian Mandelbaum, the one of reality show fame and studly Hollywood good looks – the man who once danced with Wyclef Jean and was fired by Donald Trump for being late. Where would this ad veteran with over a decade of industry experience under his belt go to next?
Well, he’s joining AdoTube as vice president of platform development in the company’s Chicago office. What’s AdoTube? We’re glad you asked. AdoTube is “a complete in-stream/in-video solution that enables each part of the industry (agencies, advertisers and publishers) to have easy and efficient access to in-stream ads.” We’re left to wonder, is this move away from agencies permanent for Mandelbaum? Or, is he just taking a much-needed break after a career that’s included stints at C-K, Saatchi & Saatchi and Razorfish? While you’re left deep in thought, here’s Mandelbaum and Wyclef to hold you over.