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Ossa Collective Welcomes Adam Gilbert as Chief Revenue Officer to Spearhead Future Innovations and Growth

Ossa Collective Welcomes Adam Gilbert as Chief Revenue Officer to Spearhead Future Innovations and Growth

Ossa Collective

January 30, 2024

Ossa Collective (“Ossa”) is proud to announce the appointment of Adam Gilbert as Chief Revenue Officer. Adam brings a wealth of experience from his previous sales leadership roles at prominent audio companies, including Westwood One/Cumulus, SiriusXM, and iHeartRadio. A pioneering figure in the podcast industry, Adam Gilbert initiated the first podcast campaign for Stamps.com in 2011 and has remained a significant contributor to the industry ever since.

Since its founding in 2019, Ossa has been at the forefront of amplifying underrepresented voices and making podcast advertising more accessible to brand partners. It provides monetization opportunities and support to over 1,800 hosts who currently reach an audience of more than 56 million monthly listeners.

Ossa has been a beacon of innovation, especially with the launch of its proprietary technology last year designed to streamline the pre and post-sale processes of podcast advertising. This technology solution enhances operational efficiency and sales dynamics, particularly for teams managing a vast array of independent creators.

Adam Gilbert’s arrival marks a pivotal moment in Ossa’s journey toward making tech enabled sales management solutions more accessible to the podcasting industry. With a background spanning various facets of the audio and podcasting industry, Gilbert’s expertise and visionary outlook are set to navigate Ossa through its ambitious growth and innovation roadmap.

On joining Ossa, Gilbert expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “The podcasting industry is at a turning point, brimming with potential for groundbreaking advancements. Witnessing the ingenuity behind Ossa’s technology, I was instantly convinced of the transformative impact we could achieve together. I’m excited to be part of a team that’s not just building cutting-edge solutions but also shaping the future of the industry.”

Marla Isackson, Founder and Chairman of Ossa, highlighted the strategic significance of Gilbert’s appointment: “Adam’s arrival is not merely an addition to our team but a major leap forward. His shared vision, cultural alignment, agency/client relationships, and extensive industry experience enrich our capabilities, enabling us to explore new horizons and redefine what our technology can accomplish.”

Anne Kavanagh, CEO of Ossa, also remarked on the expansion of the leadership team: “Adam’s comprehensive and unique experience in the podcast ecosystem allows our organization to expand our outlook to broader horizons. With upcoming new content development services and sales partnerships, we are not just growing; we are transforming. We are on the cusp of a major growth phase and look forward to revealing what the future holds”

About Ossa Collective:

Founded in 2019, Ossa Collective is a network and technology platform dedicated to empowering podcast hosts and networks by providing monetization, support, and innovative solutions to enhance the podcasting industry’s efficiency and effectiveness.

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