Kerel Cooper is President of Advertising at Group Black where he leads Group Black's revenue operations, revenue strategy & planning, and insights teams. He works closely with the executive team to deliver seamless experiences for both clients and customers. Cooper is an award-winning executive with more than 20 years of digital media experience building Advertising Operations, Account Management, and Marketing teams. Before joining Group Black, Cooper was the Chief Marketing Officer at LiveIntent, where he led teams that managed campaigns for key publishers and advertisers. He is the co-founder and co-host of Minority Report Podcast which highlights people of color, women & LGBTQ+ leaders within business, media, and technology. He has been widely recognized for his leadership and innovation. Kerel was included in Crain's New York Business Notable Black Leaders and Executives 2021 list. He is the recipient of the 2021 AdWeek Readers’ Choice best of tech diversity advocate of the year award, the 2021 Diversity Advocate of the Year award by Campaign Tech Awards and 2021 Award of Excellence by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts.