Daniel Yomtobian, Advertise.com’s CEO, Helps Fund Women’s Education in Afghanistan

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As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advertise.com, Daniel Yomtobian is one of Internet advertising’s top innovators and is a recognized expert in online marketing. Last fall, Yomtobian started to support the efforts of Roya Mahboob who was named to the Time 100 2013 Most Influential People in the World in April 2013. Mahboob started WomensAnnex.com as a not-profit entity (501 c-3, applied for*) that is an interactive platform that promotes and supports women’s empowerment through videos, instructional programs, and blogs.

Topics include education, arts, business, and sports. Women’s Annex receives 6,000 license free professional films and videos from Film Annex, and the platform enables women to self-distribute and monetize their film and written content, and to connect with female role models through videos and blog posts. WomensAnnex.com encourages women all over the world including developing countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to be financially independent self-starters.

Daniel Yomtobian has ethnic heritage in the region and he recognized that in the future, online advertising ads network would grow in Central and Southern Asia. Now with the expanding reach of Central Asia, advertisers, filmmakers, and content creators have new markets to grow into.

In this film, he speaks with Fereshteh Forough of Women’s Annex about Afghanistan’s Education and Economy:

Daniel began founding successful Internet companies while still in college in the mid 1990’s. Daniel co-founded Way Internet and Findology, his first advertising companies, and sold his shares in 2001 to pioneer ABCSearch, which has since become the largest privately-owned pay-per-click search network. In 2008, Daniel expanded his search marketing expertise in a new direction with the launch of the exciting new social search engine; Scour.com. Scour has since gone on to win two prestigious awards: a Mashable Award and the CNET Webware 100 Award. Daniel’s vision of creating a comprehensive, one-stop solution for the Internet Advertiser has come closer in 2009 with the acquisition of the brand, Advertise.com. Daniel has since rebranded ABCSearch and is in the process of building up Advertise.com into the Internet’s premier marketing site. Currently, Advertise.com serves over 10 billion ad impressions each month, and is growing exponentially. Daniel is a driving force in the Internet space, and brings his cutting-edge expertise to shaping Internet advertising’s unlimited future.