Dick has been a media industry veteran for the past 25 years, with the last 18 years devoted to senior and founding roles in digital media and marketing. Dick founded Local Yokel Media (LYM) in 2010, turning it into a leading hyperlocal digital marketing platform. After achieving seven-figure revenues, LYM was acquired by Yellow Hammer Media in 2015.
Before launching LYM, Dick served as Vice President of Global Strategic Partnerships at Yahoo. He created global partnerships with Yahoo’s top clients and led his team to develop and execute new revenue strategies for video, mobile and social media.
Prior to Yahoo, Dick was Senior Vice President General Manager of AOL Media Networks (sold to Verizon). Before joining AOL, Dick was General Manager of the Business and Technology Networks at DoubleClick (sold to Google).