Lorrie Dougherty brings more than 20 years of experience and a diverse people skillset to PubMatic as the VP, Human Resources (HR). Lorrie represents the HR function by providing thought-leadership and insight into the best global people practices for PubMatic. Lorrie manages with a collaborative focus and goal to integrate global business and personnel strategies to deliver optimal results. She leads the global HR team to create and execute policies and programs that promote retention through learning and engagement, foster a positive employee experience and support a diverse and inclusive culture. Lorrie is committed to continually assessing the competitiveness and resulting impact of PubMatic’s people programs and practices to always do better for our employees.

Lorrie’s experience spans strategic talent acquisition, compensation strategy and design, global benefits, learning and development, corporate culture, employee engagement, plus immigration and diversity and inclusion. She has held influential HR and recruiting positions across multiple industries including higher education (as the Director or Recruitment for the MBA program at Seton Hall University), pharmaceuticals (as the HR Business Partner for National Sales at Organon), media (Director of Recruiting for MTV Networks) and advertising (Senior Director, HR for Viacom).

She admittedly fell in love with the advertising industry when she joined Viacom in 2007 and set out to build their first digital advertising sales department. Her success led to a supporting role in building out other complimentary businesses including, MTV Games and EPIX. She worked with Viacom until 2015, holding a Senior Director role supporting the Kids & Family Advertising Sales Division at Nickelodeon before coming to PubMatic.

Lorrie graduated from the Honors Program at Seton Hall University with a bachelor’s degree in communications/psychology and successfully completed her professional studies in the field of Human Resources, obtaining both PHR and SPHR certifications.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 20+ years of human resources experience
  • Built Viacom's first digital advertising sales department
  • Fell in love with advertising in 2007

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