Jason Schutzbank, Co-Founder/CEO

Co-founded Brand Knew, a creative agency and tech accelerator in NYC and Los Angeles that has run digital strategy for brands like El Al Airlines, E! Entertainment, Goodwill, 20th Century Fox and Nike. Having experience building various technologies and overseeing development teams, he focuses on product and scaling.


Steve Grubbs, COO

Spent 32 years within Omnicom Media Group (OMG), including stints as CEO of their Entertainment & Sports Group and CEO of PHD North America. In his 5 year tenure as CEO of PHD North America, Steve grew company revenues 60%.


Zach Suchin, Co-Founder/CSO

Co-founded Brand Knew with Jason in 2009 to help both existing brands navigate the social-sphere and start-ups grow efficiently towards institutional capital. With a decade of experience in both entertainment and tech, he operates at the intersection of both industries, concentrating on Intercast's relationships with movie studios, TV networks and content publishers.

Advisory Board

Michael Rosenberg, Co-Chairman, Imagine Entertainment

Through his tenure running Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's company, he has marketed and distributed films and TV shows, receiving over 29 Oscar nods, 27 Emmy nominations and grossing $14B+. He has co-produced the Academy Awards, served on the board of the Academy of Motions Pictures and Variety International, and actively helped fundraise for countless non-profit and research organizations.

Nathan Richardson, Former President, Live! from AOL

Nathan was most recently the President of Live! From AOL. His experience and relationships across technology run the gamut, overseeing Yahoo! Finance in its early days through the acquisition of Arthas, serving as the CEO of ContentNext Media, as President of Gilt City and Gilt Man, and as the CEO of #waywire, which he co-founded with Senator Cory Booker.


Michael Griffin, Former CRO, Eye Wonder

As Chief Revenue Officer of EyeWonder, the leading global provider of video and rich-media advertising technology and services, he helped them from start-up to their $110M sale. He brings over 20 years of sales and marketing expertise from some of the world's top brands, including the Coca-Cola Company.