Trade Desk Taps Ex-Facebook, Yahoo Atty As Product Counsel

Law360 (June 8, 2021, 4:30 PM EDT) -- The Trade Desk Inc., a global advertising technology company, has appointed former Facebook and Yahoo attorney Joshua Smith to serve as its chief privacy and product counsel.

The Trade Desk said Monday that Smith will report to Chief Legal Officer Jay Grant and work out of the company's San Jose, California, office.

Smith told Law360 in an email Tuesday that his focus will be to help The Trade Desk navigate a privacy and regulatory environment that is rapidly changing and to "build a world-class team of legal experts that are specialized in all the regional consumer privacy differences that are critical...

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