Irvine-based Adaptive Medias, the developer of programmatic advertising technology which acquired StartEngine's Ember back in December, said Thursday that it has named Bryan Nguyen as its Chief Technology Officer. Nguyen has previously served at MyBuys.com and Traffic Marketplace. One of Adaptive Medias' largest shareholders is Ben Padnos, the Internet entrepreneur behind such companies as DONE! Ventures, Audioo, BetterPPC, and others, and also is an investor in a number of local venture funds. Adaptive Medias is traded OTC.