General Manager SEA, HK and Taiwan
Alban Villani has been the Commercial Director for Criteo Southeast Asia since October 2013. Among the first three Criteo employees who launched Criteo’s Singapore office and operations in Southeast Asia, Alban has been instrumental in laying the company’s commercial foundations across nine countries – Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines. This included negotiating strategic alliances with regional agencies, driving revenue growth from top advertisers in the retail, travel and classifieds sectors and establishing relationships with key customers.
An entrepreneur at heart, Alban has more than 12 years of experience and a solid track record in the media and internet industries across Europe, the US and Asia. Alban was named ‘Digital Entrepreneur 2012’ by MillionaireAsia Magazine. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences and events organised by Web in Travel, ad:tech, eCommerce Show, Casual Connect, The Asian Banker and Data World Group.