From Employment Law to Sports Marketing, This Exec Now Negotiates YouTube’s Upfronts

After Nascar and Google, Brian Albert continues to focus on closing deals

a man sitting on a red folding chair outside
Brian Albert has spent his his career following his head and his heart. Courtesy of Google

Brian Albert has had a few careers, from employment law to sports marketing, Silicon Valley to Nascar race tracks. So when he courts advertisers for upfront ad commitments as Google and YouTube’s managing director for U.S. agency video, he knows a thing or two from these different walks of life.

This story first appeared in the Aug. 10, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.