Loren is a veteran of the Internet advertising industry having spent the last 18 years involved in building consumer-facing applications, monetizing page views and working with publishers. He brings extensive start-up experience and leadership to his role as CEO of Answer Media.
Previously, Loren was part of the management team at iModules Software, a start-up SAS technology provider that sold to private equity and later with Litmus Media, an online publishing and advertising start-up that saw tremendous growth under Loren’s leadership and was acquired by Inuvo (AMEX:INUV) in 2006.
Loren received a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Advertising from The University of Kansas.
Matt has spent the last 14 years building, developing and managing online advertising businesses. A career spanning paid search, affiliate marketing, display advertising and video, he has both helped build multiple start-ups through acquisition, and held leadership roles at the corporate level running legacy businesses. Prior to Answer Media, Matt was a co-founder of CoreCPM, an early RTB advertising platform that eventually merged with Answer Media. In his role as COO, Matt leads all revenue generation and operations that support the Answer Media products and brands.
Matt received a B.S. in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations from Kansas State University.
Chris is a visionary technology executive and thought leader who has developed innovative technology products and online services throughout his long technical career. Chris began his career as a technologist and consultant at Borland and has had leadership roles in large companies such as Sprint, Waddell & Reed as well as several technology start-ups. As CTO, Chris leads all the technology planning, designing and development of the Answer Media products and brands.
Chris received a B.A. from the University of Kansas.
Casey is another veteran of the internet advertising industry having spent 15+ years focused on PPC and Display Advertising. Casey began his career in 2002 at search & tech startup, Landing Media, LLC where he was responsible for the management of millions of dollars in monthly online ad spend. Through the optimization of these paid search campaigns, Casey was instrumental in developing the company’s in-house bid-optimization and campaign expansion technology which resulted in massive revenue growth. In 2005, Casey shifted to PlattForm Advertising as a Senior Interactive Digital Media Buyer. While at PlattForm, he led the team’s innovation and mobile efforts and personally managed over $21Mil in PPC/display budget and generated over 650,000 leads for Education clients.
In 2009, Casey founded CoreCPM – A startup focused on the development and implementation of a proprietary Real-Time-Bidding (RTB) platform, allowing scalability through algorithmic bidding for in-house display campaigns. CoreCPM would later merge assets with Answer Media.
Casey received a B.F.A. from Utah State University.
Danielle has spent her entire career working with publishers to help them monetize page views, searches and data. She began her career working as a publisher network manager with Destination Weddings Travel Group, and later transitioned to business development roles with LeadFlash, Commission Junction and Inuvo. Most recently, before joining Answer Media, Danielle played a key role in building out an extensive publisher network for Inuvo’s syndicated search network. At Answer Media, Danielle is focused on managing the relationships with new and existing publishers and helping them achieve lasting success.
Danielle received a B.S. in Communications from Worcester State College.
Eric is a serial entrepreneur involved in multiple entrepreneurial ventures in addition to Answer Media. He currently serves on boards of several companies including Inside Response, Inside Academics, and Allied Innovation. Prior to Answer Media, he served as President of Prodigy Companies, where he developed several Insurance and Finance properties including Healthcare.com, which was acquired by an investment group in 2007.
In 2002, he founded Deepstar Interactive, a full-service agency in higher-education recruitment. At Deepstar, Eric built a dynamic platform of more than 100 websites including OnlineDegrees.com, that scored and delivered prospective students to educational institutions. Deepstar’s assets were acquired by QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) in 2005.
Eric has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Emporia State University.
Eric has been producing film, television and short form video content for the past fifteen years. He is also an established Business Executive with extensive experience in helping web publishers enhance monetization for their properties through video, display, search, and native advertising.
The combination of business acumen, a film background and a creative eye positions Eric uniquely in the digital media space and in his role leading the SpaceMob Studio business.
Eric has received executive/ graduate certificates from Harvard Business School, a Business Foundations Specialization from the University of Pennsylvania–the Wharton School, is a member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Television Academy).
Omer is a serial entrepreneur and investor with a solid track record and diverse background. His mathematics, economics and experience working with digital publishers to drive profits lends itself well in leading the Yield Nexus business. Omer focuses much of his efforts on driving growth through building autonomous advertising technologies.
Previously, Omer was an investment banker working for some of the largest firms at the time including Citigroup, Salomon Smith Barney and Lehman Brothers.
Omer received a B.A. in Economics/Econometrics from the University of California, Irvine.