Joshua Smith has joined The Trade Desk (NASDAQ: TTD) as Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy and Product Counsel.
He will report to Jay Grant, The Trade Desk’s Chief Legal Officer, and will be based in the company’s San Jose office.
Joshua Smith has more than 20 years of legal experience within the technology and digital fields, most recently as Director and Associate General Counsel, Product at Facebook. Prior to that, he was Senior Legal Director, Privacy for Yahoo!.
In these roles, he advised senior management on privacy, public policy and governmental issues related to product and platform development. He started his career in private law practice at the law firm of Peterson & Ross in Chicago.