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James Avery is the Founder and CEO of Adzerk.
Adzerk is an API-based ad server that provides the infrastructure for publishers, communities, marketplaces, and utilities to customize and scale advertising. Previously, James founded TekPub (sold to PluralSite), The Lounge (sold to Code Project), and Ruby Row (sold to CarbonAds)
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