The IAB Policy Podcast features commentary and analysis on issues important to the advertising community. Each episode is hosted by IAB’s public policy team, and features policy experts discussing the legal and regulatory developments impacting the advertising industry.


Dave Grimaldi is Executive Vice President for Public Policy at IAB, and is based out of the Washington, D.C. office. He leads the the IAB policy team, which advocates on behalf of IAB member companies before Congress, federal agencies, and involves direct lobbying, political fundraising, issue campaigns, and policy development. Dave joined IAB from Pandora Media, where he directed the company’s public affairs strategy. Prior to this, Dave worked as Chief of staff to FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn,, Senior Counsel to House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn.

Alex Propes

Alex Propes is the Director of Public Policy at the Interactive Advertising Bureau, based out of its Washington D.C. office. He is responsible for coordinating policy initiatives and representing IAB policy positions to the federal government. Prior to joining IAB, Alex served as the Policy Manager at the European-American Business Council, where he managed government affairs activities related to cloud computing, privacy, and telecommunications. Alex has experience managing online marketing campaigns. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics.