Howard Kogan – WordStream CEO

Howard KoganHoward M. Kogan joined WordStream as president in June 2017 and became CEO in January 2018. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s day-to-day operations and internal strategy with a focus on rapid growth.


Howard Kogan spent seven years with C Space, a customer agency owned by Omnicom, serving as President of the Americas region, Chief Technology Officer, and most recently as global Chief Operating Officer leading product innovation, technology development, and acquisitions.

Prior to his role at C Space, Howard served as President of Molecular, founded by former WordStream CEO Ralph Folz. Molecular, a digital marketing consulting firm, was acquired by Isobar in 2005.

He also serves on the board of directors for Boston Scores, which empowers youth to create positive change in their communities, and AnswerLab, a company that helps the world’s leading brands build engaging user experiences across digital platforms. 


Howard has a BS in Computer Science & Mathematics from Binghamton University, an MS in Software Engineering from Boston University, and a Certificate in Corporate Strategy from MIT Sloan.