Job Plas, Director of industry relations, eyeo
Job Plas is the Director of Industry Relations at eyeo GmbH, the company behind the world’s most popular desktop extension Adblock Plus, representing the interests of 150 million ad-blocking users worldwide.
Job was eyeo’s first hire, and has overseen the growth of the company from 5 people to one of Germany’s most successful startups employing around 150 people, in Germany and around the world.
In his position as Director of Industry Relations Job is responsible for liaising with interested (and occasionally not-so-interested) parties from the worlds of advertising, tech and media. His effervescent personality and industry expertise combine to make Job one of the true thought leaders in the field of ad blocking.
He is also the lynchpin of eyeo, ensuring everyone from new hires to old hands are welcomed and deeply embedded in eyeo’s unique culture, and is one of the chief reasons that people quickly adapt and thrive at eyeo.