Founded in 2009, engage:BDR (ASX: EN1) is an advertising technology company, recognised for powering integrated Display and Video ad experiences. It helps brands and advertising agencies bid for online advertising space automatically, whether on a website or social media platform.

Top advertisers across the globe rely on engage:BDR’s innovative advertising solutions to drive towards their KPIs.


  • Ted Dhanik, Chief Executive Officer

    A co-founder of engage:BDR, Ted serves as Chief Executive Officer overseeing strategic marketing, sales and business development, client relationship management, and content acquisition. From 2003 – 2008, Ted was with developing strategic marketing initiatives. Working very closely with founders Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson, Ted was responsible for launching the brand in its infancy through a very specific combination of on- and offline campaigns.

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  • Kurtis Rintala, Chief Operating Officer

    Kurtis Rintala is the Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of engage:BDR. In his role, Kurtis is responsible for overseeing day to day operations and helping with the strategic direction of the company. Before co-founding engage:BDR, Kurtis worked in the entertainment industry as a writer, actor and producer and was an early member of the very successful Internet startup,

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  • Youqi Li, Chief Technology Officer

    Youqi Li is the Chief Technology Officer at engage:BDR. In his role, he leads the engineering team in Research and Development, planning and execution of the product roadmap, and forecasting technical direction of the organization. He has over ten years of experience in software development and six years of experience within the digital advertising industry.

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