DSPolitical Puts Down West Coast Roots in San Francisco

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DSPolitical, the nation’s leading voter targeted digital advertising network, today announced the opening of its West Coast office and named Ryan Fanning to oversee the San Francisco-based venture as Vice President of Advertising Operations.

“DSPolitical has constantly pushed the envelope in its pursuit for new advertising technologies that can help clients reach the precise voters they need to win,” said Jim Walsh, DSPolitical’s co-founder and CEO. “We’re excited to be setting up shop on the West Coast where the technology we pioneered has already been used by numerous Democratic candidates and progressive causes to win when it counts.”

“No one has done more to disrupt and democratize the voter targeted digital ad space than DSPolitical,” said Fanning. “With our flag now firmly planted on the West Coast, we will be able to more effectively court hundreds of Democratic candidates and progressive causes that stand to benefit from the voter targeting innovation that DSPolitical has built its reputation on.”

On the Democratic side of the aisle, DSPolitical is the only voter targeted digital advertising network to offer the ability to reach targeted voters matched to data maintained by Political Data Inc., California’s largest provider of voter information for over 25 years. On the national level, DSPolitical has an unrivaled partnership with progressive voter data powerhouse Catalist, both of which work exclusively for progressive causes.

Fanning previously served as a digital strategist at Washington Media Group, Precision Network, and Bully Pulpit Interactive. The office opening was celebrated at a reception co-hosted by Political Data Inc. and attended by political professionals including consultants and staff Wednesday evening at EPIC Steak in the Embarcadero.

More About DSPolitical

DSPolitical is America’s leading voter targeted digital/online ad network having delivered billions of voter targeted digital ads online, social media, and mobile devices. The Washington Post reported that DSPolitical’s innovative technology was bringing “Obama-quality digital tools all the way down to” local elections while Techwire hailed DSPolitical as a “pioneer” in the “[targeting of] voters through digital advertising.”

Because of the ad targeting technology perfected by DSPolitical, scores of progressive candidates and causes are able to reach the exact right voters needed to win. The company’s clients include a who’s who of party committees, issue advocacy organizations, United States Senators, Governors, Members of Congress, and many other ballot measures and local candidates.

More About Ryan Fanning

Ryan Fanning is the Vice President of Advertising Operations at DSPolitical, where he has the dual role of managing the company’s Advertising Operations team as well as west coast business operations. Prior to joining DSPolitical, Fanning was the Digital Director at Washington Media Group, where he ran digital strategy with a focus on paid media for clients including Fortune 40 companies, industry organizations, and non-profits. Before joining WMG, Fanning helped launch Precision Network, a Democratic voter-targeted online advertising firm. During the 2012 election cycle, Fanning and his team managed award-winning campaigns for clients, including Obama for America and Elizabeth Warren for Senate. With Precision, he also created large-scale digital branding campaigns for clients including the AFL-CIO. Fanning held previous digital strategy roles at Bully Pulpit Interactive. He is a graduate of The George Washington University with a degree in Political Science and minor concentrations in Philosophy and History.