About DataLucent

DataLucent was founded by Brad Davis, Tim Moynihan, and Howard Hall in 2018. DataLucent has received funding from prominent technology and entertainment investors in Hollywood, New York, Boston and the United Kingdom. DataLucent is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Our Team:

Brad Davis, Co-founder and CEO

Brad is a marketing and advertising entrepreneur and data product developer with 20 years of experience commercializing consumer data. In 2012, Brad co-founded predictive marketing technology company Arcametrics, acquired by DSP leader MediaMath. Prior to Arcametrics, he worked as Senior Managing Consultant at MasterCard Advisors. Brad is expert on the application of massive digital data sets to profile consumers and build digital audiences at scale.

Tim Moynihan, Co-founder

Tim is a legal expert in cyber privacy and data licensing, and previously served as Forrester Research General Counsel and Secretary where he was Chief Legal Officer, led the company’s legal group, and managed the company’s legal and regulatory affairs. Tim is Founder/Managing Partner of Moynihan Partners LLC, where he represents and advises clients on Series A and Series B financings, corporate structuring, complex data licensing agreements, and structuring hedge funds.

Neil Smith, Chief Operating Officer

Neil has extensive experience building and scaling advertising technology companies. Neil spent almost ten years at FreeWheel (acquired by Comcast in 2014), during which time he launched and led FreeWheel’s global connected television marketplace business. Upon leaving FreeWheel/Comcast, Neil joined 1plusX, an AI-powered first-party data platform, as its first US employee and built its US business and team. 1plusX was acquired by TripleLift in 2022, afterwhich Neil led TripleLift’s connected television business.

Richard Whitt, Chief Strategy Officer

Richard Whitt’s career has spanned over three decades as a public policy attorney, technology strategist, business advisor, and entrepreneur. His NetsEdge LLC consultancy works with tech startups in Silicon Valley to develop ethical governance structures. As founder of GLIA Foundation, Richard launched the GLIAnet project, a trust-based Web ecosystem centered on digital fiduciaries and authentic Personal AIs. Richard currently is senior fellow with the Georgetown Institute for Technology Law and Policy, and also has served as senior fellow in residence with the Mozilla Foundation (2018-‘22). Previously, Richard was senior vice president for government relations and public policy with Twilio Inc (2022-‘24). He spent over eleven years with Google (2007-‘18) in its Washington DC and Mountain View offices, most recently serving for four years as corporate director for strategic initiatives. Richard also led tech and telecom public policy teams at MCI Communications (1994-2006), and worked as an associate at several large Washington DC-based technology law firms (1988-‘94).

Bryan Wolf, Executive Chairman

Bryan Wolf is a senior partner and member of the management committee of Ziffren Brittenham LLP. Bryan works with creative artists, entrepreneurs, and owners of intellectual property, concentrating on the effects of digital disruption and guiding clients through the changing economic and technological landscape. He is regularly listed in industry publications such as Best Lawyers in America, The Hollywood Reporter’s list of Most Powerful Entertainment Lawyers, and Variety’s Dealmaker Report.