Innovative Advertising Solutions

Polar has been a trusted advertising software provider to hundreds of publishers globally since 2013

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A truly global team

55

Polar team members

20

Countries with clients

150

Publishers and media platforms partnered with Polar

 
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Kunal Gupta

Founder & CEO

Kunal is the Founder & CEO of Polar, a creative advertising software business that partners with trusted publishers around the world. In 2021, Polar launched Nova, a new brand focused on bringing Polar’s proven advertising solutions to brands and agencies.

Kunal advises several mental health organizations, teaches meditation and yoga, and writes regularly about leadership, culture and mindfulness on his blog.

Connect with Kunal on LinkedIn.

Proven Leadership

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Sadad Anwar
Global Solutions Director

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Carlo Barrettara
Head of Engineering

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Gavin Merwood
General Manager, APAC

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Michael Russo
Chief Technology Officer

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Kendall Schultz
General Manager, EMEA

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Leah Malone
Chief Revenue Officer, Nova

Matt Crenshaw
Chief Commercial Officer

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Product

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Product

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Alan
Services

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Andre
Engineering

Andres
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Andy
Product

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Chris
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Eric
Engineering

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Go-to-Market

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Go-to-Market

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Services

Jonathan
Engineering

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Product

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Engineering

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Engineering

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Go-To-Market

The Future of Work

Work From Anywhere

Polar permanently closed its physical office spaces in New York, Toronto, London and Sydney, and has embraced a fully distributed culture on a long-term basis.

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Flowday & Flowtime

Tuesdays and Fridays at Polar have been renamed to Flowday, with no internal meetings to encourage distraction-free days.

Additionally, Polar has a meeting-light, Slack-light and no internal email culture to encourage Flowtime daily.

Profit Share Plan

Everyone at Polar participates in an annual profit share plan, which is budgeted in advance. This additional recognition is designed to reward effectiveness and efficiency in our business.

 

This type of incentive keeps everyone aligned and encourages collaborative work, regardless of role, location or experience.

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Unplug

We have made an explicit commitment to take responsibility in doing our part to support our team’s mental health and emotional wellbeing at work.

 

Our minimum time away (vacation) policy is four weeks per year. And time away means time away from the screen. 

Co-op Recruitment

Over the past decade, Polar has hired over 300 co-op students from the University of Waterloo and many have gone on to start companies. We pride ourselves on creating an amazing environment for students.

 

We believe in providing regular and structured feedback to students and ask for it often as well.

 
 
 

Build bridges, not walls

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