Matt Derella - Director
Head of Agency Business Development, Google
Matt joined Google in 2007 and leads a team responsible for cultivating Google's relationship with advertising agencies across the U.S. Prior to his current role, Matt led a team focused on growing Google's video advertising partnerships with agencies and clients.
Before joining Google, Matt worked at The Weather Channel companies where he was Director of Integrated Marketing and later Vice President of Sales.
As a direct result, he
can happily point out the differences between Cumulonimbus and Nimbostratus cloud formations (in either case, have an umbrella handy).
Prior to that, he worked at News Corp on the integrated marketing team that helped to create and activate a multi-platform launch of The Simpson's 10th Anniversary.
graduated from Georgetown University
and lives in Manhattan with his
In 2006, Matt
founded and co-chairs CAREOKE for the KIDS, a media-industry karaoke event that has raised more than $750K+ for The Valerie Fund
, an organization dedicated to helping children with cancer and rare blood disorders.