Adzerk is a great partner, and we recommend them to anyone building a custom ad server.
Chief Digital Officer, Bed Bath & Beyond

Industry Awards

Cloud Awards - Best SaaS Platform
G2Crowd Top Ad Server
Stratus Award Finalist for Cloud Computing Best Workplaces
Business Intelligence Company of the Year
Best in Biz Gold Winner
Great Place To Work Certification
API World Top API Innovator
Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year
TBJ's Best Places to Work
Cloud Company of the Year
Business of Apps - Top Ad Server
Company of the Year
API Solution of the Year
Top Ad Server on Capterra

Certifications & Memberships

AWS Select-Tier Tech Partner
Approved Google Ad Technology Provider
Official IAB Member
Soc 1 Type II Certified
Privacy Shield Certified

Proud Sponsors Of

API World
Lead Dev
Digiday Publisher Summit
Digiday Retail Summit
James Avery

James Avery

James Avery is the founder of Adzerk and serves as its CEO. He was the co-founder of TekPub, which helped developers learn from high-quality screencasts. He has been writing code and starting companies for the past 20 years, while also writing books for O'Reilly, Wrox, and Microsoft Press. Additionally, he serves as an advisor to startups including Blockthrough, Lazarus, and more through TechStars MetLife Accelerator.

Our Story

Adzerk began in 2009 when software engineer James Avery wanted better tech for managing his network’s ads. While initially being JavaScript-based, Adzerk quickly focused on server-side API ads as the future of the internet.

Soon, Adzerk offered not just an API ad server, but infrastructure tools for companies to build their own ad products. Now, Adzerk's product is a suite of APIs aimed at powering the back-end of your fully customized ad server.

Our Values

Adzerk is an inclusive workplace. We are mothers, fathers, veterans, students, LGBTQ, immigrants with one goal in common — we want to make the internet a better place.

  • Make the internet a better place. We help innovative brands build user-friendly, privacy-focused ad platforms.
  • Be open. We are dedicated to open source and sharing our knowledge.
  • We are all adults. We reject micromanagement and trust our employees.
  • We delight our customers We strive to delight our customers - and our customers' users.
  • Embrace diversity. We fight to empower underrepresented groups.
  • Deliver innovaton We maintain a culture of engineering and creative problem solving.
  • Always be crushing We focus on delivering value and crushing it.

Jobs at Adzerk

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Adzerk - Durham


505 S Duke Street, Suite 500

Durham, NC 27701

Adzerk - San Francisco

San Francisco

156 2nd Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

Adzerk - London


Aldwych House, 71-91 Aldwych

Holborn, London WC2B 4HN