Executive Team

Lorne Brown

Lorne Brown

President & CEO, Founder

Since founding Operative in 2000, Lorne Brown has played a critical role in building the company’s market leadership as a global software provider for digital media companies. Throughout the years, Lorne’s entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to clients helped fuel rapid growth with premier brands such as Google/Doubleclick, MSN, and NBC Universal. As of December 2012, Lorne serves as CEO and member of the Board of Directors, responsible for leading Operative’s overall strategy and company growth.

Prior to Operative, Lorne served as Vice President of Sales and Operations at BCJ Systems, an Internet consulting company. Earlier in his career, Lorne worked at Royalblue Technologies, a financial software company, where he implemented and managed a client and server web-based trading system for several major banks and brokerage houses including HSBC, Bear Stearns, SG Cowen and BNP Paribas. In addition, he worked in CMP Media’s Online Advertising Production group, one of NetGravity’s first clients, managing inventory and traffic for various online magazine sites including NetGuide, Techweb, Network Computing and Windows. He has a degree in Finance and MIS from the State University of New York at Albany.