Loren Wilson, CEO
& Co-Founder

Loren is a veteran of the Internet advertising industry having spent the last eighteen 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 Brummett, COO

Matt has spent the last fourteen 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 Hazen, CTO

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 Murawski, VP
Rocket Yield

Casey is a veteran of the internet advertising industry having spent fifteen 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. 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.

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 Bourassa, VP
Publisher Solutions

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 Hazen, Co-Founder

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 Keith, President
SpaceMob Studio

Eric has been producing film, TV and short form video content for the past fifteen years as well as being involved as a Business Executive in the areas of media and digital advertising. The combination of business acumen, his creative eye and film background 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 Latif, President
Yield Nexus

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.

Albert Yu, Vice President
Yield Nexus

Albert is a mathematician, innovator, operator and entrepreneur who does a lot of the dirty work in the trenches of the Yield Nexus day-to-day operations.

Albert has worked in the advertising tech and media space for more than twelve years. His experience spans many areas of business, such as financial analysis and marketing, and several areas of the industry, including domain marketing, search advertising, app monetization and video.

Albert earned his BA in Mathematics and Economics from UC Santa Barbara.

Jon Fizette, Director
Media Operations

Jon plays a key role in managing the day-to-day media operations at Answer Media working with internal teams and external partners to optimize, enhance and grow monetization across all of our publisher partners.

Zach Jungmeyer, Senior Manager
Media Operations

Zach works closely with many external partners to understand their business objectives and strategize on ways to optimize, grow and establish better partnerships all around.

Russ Brown, Senior Manager
Publisher Solutions

Russ is versed in many of the Answer Media solutions and works closely with external publisher partners to assist, manage and establish ways that best progress the businesses of our partners in meaningful ways.