The Trade Desk debuts at number 11 on Fortune 2017 Best Medium Workplace list

Transparency and Trust Are Keys to Winning Culture at Global Advertising Technology Company

Los Angeles – October 17, 2017 -- The Trade Desk, Inc. (Nasdaq: TTD), a global technology platform for buyers of advertising, has been named to Fortune's list of the 100 Best Medium Workplaces, a ranking of top employment environments for companies employing between 100 and 999 employees, in its first year as a publicly traded company. This ranking considered 74,000 surveys from employees at hundreds of businesses in all sectors of the economy.

Best Medium Workplaces rankings are based on surveys conducted by Fortune's partner Great Place to Work. Great Place to Work's survey of The Trade Desk found that 96 percent of the company's employees agree that their workplace is great. In fact, staff votes tallied 96 percent or above in all of the metrics included in the survey: 98 percent indicated that they have great pride for their company and rate the company's atmosphere as excellent, 97 percent note their great bosses, and 96 percent highlighted the challenges, rewards and communication at the company are outstanding. The Trade Desk's team members are supportive of one another and collaborate for our shared success - 97 percent of those surveyed believe that people at the company care about each other, know their peers are willing to give extra of themselves to get the job done, believe management is honest and ethical in its business practices, and say it is a fun place to work. The Trade Desk is built on the core values of grit, emotional intelligence, collaboration and humility, and focuses on fostering an environment that nurtures those values through work perks, training programs and employee incentives. The company also emphasizes hiring team members who embody these attributes so that they will contribute to and help build on what makes working here so special.

"We are thrilled to be recognized as one of Fortune's Best Medium Workplaces,” said Rob Perdue, COO of The Trade Desk. "We have amazing teams in 20 offices around the world and our people are key to our continued success. The Trade Desk is committed to powering the future of programmatic advertising and I'm proud that my colleagues share in that passion and enthusiasm every day."

About The Trade Desk, Inc.

The Trade Desk is a technology company that empowers buyers of advertising. Through its self-service, cloud-based platform, ad buyers can create, manage, and optimize more expressive data-driven digital advertising campaigns across ad formats, including display, video, audio, native and, social, on a multitude of devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and connected TV. Integrations with major data, inventory, and publisher partners ensure maximum reach and decisioning capabilities, and enterprise APIs enable custom development on top of the platform. Headquartered in Ventura, CA, The Trade Desk has offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia. To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

About the Best Small & Medium Workplaces

The ranking was based on anonymous feedback from more than 74,000 employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Employees completed a Trust Index™ survey with more than 50 questions assessing pride, camaraderie, executive effectiveness, innovation, benefits, professional development and other elements of a great workplace. Scores also considered organizations’ performance relative to their size and industry, as well as their ability to provide a great workplace for all employees, regardless of who they are or what they do. Survey results from eligible companies had a 6 percent margin of error, at most, with a 95 percent confidence level. Organizations with 10 to 99 employees were considered for the small workplaces list and those with 100-999 employees were considered for the medium list.

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About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, women, diversity, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps its clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance. Follow Great Place to Work at and @GPTW_US.