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Media Alert: Rocket Fuel's President Named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Young Jewish Professionals

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 -- Rocket Fuel Inc. (NASDAQ: FUEL), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) advertising solutions for digital marketers, today announced that the company's Co-Founder and President, Richard Frankel, will receive an award from the media and communications chapter of the Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) for Entrepreneur of the Year.

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  • Founded in 2008, the YJP provides business network, mentoring, and social opportunities for young Jewish business leaders and influencers in the New York area.
  • The award will be presented by Chairman and CEO of Publicis, Maurice Lévy.
  • Frankel co-founded Rocket Fuel along with CEO, George John, and Vice President of Engineering, Abhinav Gupta, in 2008.

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  • "It is both flattering and humbling to be chosen for this award and to be recognized by a luminary like Mssr Lévy, especially when there are so many entrepreneurs doing great work in media," said Richard Frankel. "The YJP & Jewish community have done a fantastic job promoting education, collaborative idea-sharing and innovation, and these are just the forces that drive Rocket Fuel to transform the business of media through artificial intelligence -- an idea that would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago."

About Rocket Fuel
Rocket Fuel delivers a leading programmatic media-buying platform at Big Data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve marketing ROI in digital media across web, mobile, video, and social channels. Rocket Fuel powers digital advertising and marketing programs globally for customers in North America, Europe, and Japan. Customers trust Rocket Fuel's Advertising That Learns® platform to achieve brand and direct-response objectives in diverse industries from luxury cars to groceries to retail. Rocket Fuel currently operates in over 20 offices worldwide and trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FUEL." For more information, please visit http://www.rocketfuel.com or call 1-888-717-8873.

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