The Global Online Video Association is the trade association that promotes the growth and profitability of multi-platform video networks through four key pillars: 

1. Thought Leadership –  Connect, Educate & Strengthen Industry Community
2. Industry Working Groups - Membership Teams Address Specific Industry Challenges
3. Research – Shared Data & Insights To Help Support Member Business Decisions
4. Public Affairs – Industry Voice to Partners, Policy Makers and the Media

Board of Directors

  • Ezra Cooperstein, COO, Fullscreen
  • Charlie Echevery, Chief Revenue Officer, MiTu
  • Chad Gutstein, CEO, Machinima
  • Reza Izad, CEO, Studio71
  • Brian Selander, EVP, Whistle Sports
  • David Sievers, Head of Network, Maker Studios
  • Michael Wayne, CEO, Kin


Paul Kontonis

Jon Taylor
Executive Director

Mark Heyert

Chris Dorr

Philip E. Daniels, Esq. 
Counsel, Ginsburg Daniels LLP


Branded Content Working Group
Co-Chair, Khudor Annous, VP, Integrated Marketing, Fullscreen
Co-Chair, Lauren Merriam, Vice President, Sales, KIN Community

Platforms Working Group
Co-Chair, Chad Gutstein, CEO, Machinima
Co-Chair, Jonathan Skogmo, CEO Jukin Media

Legal Working Group
Co-Chair, Chris Riley, General Counsel, Machinima
Co-Chair, Stephanie McKinnon, VP of Legal and Business Affairs, Whistle Sports

Original Content Working Group
Co-Chair, Charlie Echevery, Chief Revenue Officer, MiTu Networks
Co-Chair, JC Cangilla, SVP Business Development, New Form Digital