EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This year’s List increased to 35 companies within the advertising, public relations and marketing scope of business. ValueClick Inc. places first; Icon Media Direct, Inter/Media Group of Companies, Advertise.com, and Edge Communications Inc. close out the top five. The top 5 companies added Valley employees this year. The firms represent a range of services including online advertising, enterprise marketing, branding, and social media, among others.

By Marvin Vasquez


THE PACESETTER

For another year, ValueClick Inc. gained the top spot in this list, with a total of 225 San Fernando Valley based employees. Based in Westlake Village, ValueClick’s revenue in 2010 was near $431 million. This is nearly $9 million more than 2009. Overall, the business added 41 employees, including 22 in the Valley. Led by CEO Jim R. Zarley, some of its clients are eBay, Apple, Dell, Google and Yahoo! and others.

By Marvin Vasquez


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