Auren Hoffman

Auren Hoffman

CEO at LiveRamp

San Francisco Bay Area

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Auren Hoffman's Overview

  • CEO at Rapleaf
  • Chairman at Stonebrick Group
  • CEO at BridgePath
  • Co-Founder (Non-Employee) at GetRelevant
  • VP Engineering at Human Ingenuity
  • CTO and co-founder at Kyber Systems

500+ connections


Auren Hoffman's Summary

Auren is CEO of LiveRamp. LiveRamp connects marketing data to new places.

And he is on the board of ReTargeter and BrightRoll.

He is the curator and co-founder (with Peter Thiel) of the Dialog Retreat.

Previously, Auren was CEO of Rapleaf, former Chairman of Stonebrick Group, and CEO of BridgePath (sold in 2002). Auren also founded Kyber Systems (sold in 1997).

Auren is an angel investor in over 55 technology companies. He is an active blogger ( He holds a B.S.E. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the UC Berkeley.

investor in:
Aardvark (sold to Google),, Backtype (sold to Twitter), Betable, Boostable, Brightroll, Chomp (sold to Apple), Commerce Sciences,, CrowdFlower, Curebit, DoubleDutch, Dynamic Yield, Euclid Analytics, Factual, Flowtown (sold to Demandforce which was sold to Intuit), Founders Fund, Hackpad (sold to Dropbox), Huddler, Influitive, Kaggle, Klout (sold to Lithium), Kontagent (merged with PlayHaven), LabPixies (sold to Google), Logik Systems, Meebo (sold to Google), MerchantCircle (sold to, MesmoTV (sold to GSN), (sold to GroupOn), MomentFeed, OtherInbox (sold to ReturnPath), Pingboard, Practice Fusion,, ReadyForce, Rentlytics, RentMetrics,, RichRelevance, Scopely, Sense Inc., Sharethrough,, Solve Media, Thumbtack, Unbounce, Viglink, Zozi, and more.

Auren Hoffman's Experience



August 2012Present (2 years 2 months) San Francisco Bay Area

Board Member


May 2013Present (1 year 5 months)

Board Member

ReTargeter LLC

October 2008Present (6 years) San Francisco Bay Area



April 2006August 2012 (6 years 5 months)


Stonebrick Group

July 2003April 2006 (2 years 10 months)



June 1998October 2002 (4 years 5 months)

Co-Founder (Non-Employee)


February 1999September 2002 (3 years 8 months)

VP Engineering

Human Ingenuity

June 1997June 1998 (1 year 1 month)

CTO and co-founder

Kyber Systems

July 1995June 1997 (2 years)

Auren Hoffman's Education

University of California, Berkeley

BSE, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research


Mamaroneck High School


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