Dina M. Roman is the Senior Vice President, Sales for Simulmedia. Prior to Simulmedia, she served as Chief Revenue Officer at Sharethrough, an omnichannel ad exchange, where she led the global sales organization. Prior to that, she served as Executive Vice President & General Manager – Video Studios and Advertising Sales at IDG (International Data Group), where she applied her two decades of digital video technology and content expertise to the vision, launch and operational leadership of the company’s multi-brand video business.
As an innovator in the TV and video space throughout her career, Dina previously led go-to-market revenue strategies for video technology start-ups Brightcove and Adap.tv and built new revenue streams and top-grossing digital products for renowned multi-platform media companies such as The New York Times, Disney, Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive.
Dina has been active in IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) initiatives and in Digital Content Next, the nonprofit international trade association for the digital content industry. She was also on the steering committee for IDea, an early interactive TV consortium. She is a graduate of Fordham University.
All-time favorite TV show: One that would rank at the top is The Sopranos. Then there’s Game of Thrones, The Handmaid’s Tale, Downton Abbey, The Queen’s Gambit… too many to count.
TV show more people should watch: Call the Midwife and Killing Eve.
All-time favorite video game: I haven’t played console games much, but I do enjoy word games on my tablet.
Favorite snack when watching TV or out at the movies: The Daily Crave Lentil Chips -- Himalayan Sea Salt flavor.
Charity more people should know about: Feeding Westchester, which is part of Feeding America’s network. I’m amazed at how many Americans may experience food insecurity at some point in their life... Also, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Where I volunteer: I hope to begin volunteering at Feeding Westchester in the future.
The skill I have that might surprise people: I love to cycle/road bike and used to be a regionally ranked tennis player and instructor.
Favorite hobby: Gardening -- time with Mother Nature helps to keep me centered. And she can be a tough customer, so I like when her terrain challenges me, and I come through the experience in one piece, it makes me feel I accomplished something special that day.
Greatest personal accomplishment: My volunteer work with Global Volunteers of America – working with children, teachers, and doctors in Vietnam, Indonesia, Romania and Africa.
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