GumGum is a global technology and media company specializing in contextual intelligence for the advertising industry.

Founded 2007
201-500 employees
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Headquarters address
    Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

    GumGum is a global technology and media company specializing in contextual intelligence. For over a decade, we have applied our proven machine learning expertise to extract value from digital content for the advertising industry. The company’s contextual advertising engine, Verity™, comprehends the meaning of text, images and video online, allowing marketers to safely and precisely place ads where people are most engaged. Combining that contextual targeting and brand safety intelligence with proprietary high-impact ad formats, GumGum’s advertising solutions deliver industry leading efficiency, accuracy and performance.

    Founded in 2007, GumGum invented the in-image advertising category and is used by the majority of Fortune 100 companies.

    GumGum is based in Santa Monica, California, with additional office locations in Chicago, New York, London, and Tokyo. Pioneers of in-image science, GumGum is backed by leading investors including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, NEA, Upfront Ventures, First Round Capital and Crosscut Ventures.

    Check out our socials!
    - IG: @gumgum

    Tech stack

    React, Node.JS, Java, Kafka, Druid, Amazon AWS, MySQL, Caffe, TensorFlow


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Stock Options
    401k plan
    401k matching
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Insurance (Health)
    Insurance (Dental)
    Insurance (Vision)
    Insurance (Life)
    Insurance (Disability)
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    Child or elder care stipend
    Legal assistance
    Fitness reimbursement

    Vacation and time off

    Unlimited time off
    Work from home flexibility
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Job training
    Conferences reimbursement

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Matching charitable donations
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Pet-friendly workplace
    Employee discount programs
    GumGum - (Virtual) Leadership Bites Dinner Series hosted by Ken Weiner, our CTO
    GumGum - #WomenOfGumGum
    GumGum - GG Pride celebration
    GumGum - Japan team holiday celebration
    GumGum - Hackathon 2019
    GumGum - Our Chief People Officer, CTO, CEO, and Chief Growth Officer in our Santa Monica office.
    GumGum - Growth team Summit 2019 in Malibu, CA.