MISSION STATEMENT

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

Leadership

Paul Kontonis
President

Jon Taylor
Executive Director

Mark Heyert
Director

Chris Dorr
Director

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