We're proud to announce that Brad Elders has returned to the AOL Sales team as Senior Vice President, East Coast Sales. Brad will oversee sales, account management and marketing on the East Coast and will be responsible for building advertising solutions for major advertisers in New York, Boston, Atlanta, and across the eastern seaboard. Elders will be based in the New York office and will report directly into Jim Norton, Head of AOL Sales.

Elders most recently served as Senior Vice President, Sales at Function(x), where he was responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy and building a national sales team to support Viggle, the company's recently launched Social Television Platform. Prior to Function(x), Elders served as the Vice President of Video Sales for AOL, through AOL's acquisition of 5min Media in September 2010. Prior to that role, Elders served as the Chief Operating Officer of TidalTV, a video advertising start-up, and also served as the SVP of North American sales for IPTV provider Joost. Earlier on in his career, Elders ran national sales for Massive Incorporated, a video game advertising pioneer (acquired by Microsoft) and built and led a new business development team at MTV Networks whose core mission was to diversify MTV's advertising business.

Elders joins the team as they continue to focus on content creation and distribution across multiple platforms which was evident at AOL's NewFront presentation that took place on April 24th in New York City. To learn more about the event click here.