Kurt Johnson joined Nitro’s Board of Directors in 2010 as a Non-Executive Independent Director, then stepped into the role of Chairman in 2019 and Executive Chairman in 2020.
Kurt brings with him over 24 years of management experience, including public and private company leadership, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, recapitalizations and venture stage investing. Prior to joining Nitro, Kurt was President and CEO of Fastclick (NASDAQ: FSTC), where he led the company to a USD $285 million valuation and sale of Fastclick to ValuClick in 2005. Before this, Kurt served as CFO of ValueClick (NASDAQ: VCLK), where he was instrumental in the company’s growth from an early-stage enterprise to a USD $1.4 billion international media technology company. Earlier in his career, Kurt was an investment banker at Olympic Capital Partners in Seattle.
Kurt holds an MBA from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University.