Team


OpenSlate is run by a dedicated team of data-driven digital media diehards, including:

MIKE HENRY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mike Henry has more than 15 years of experience in online advertising. Under his leadership, OpenSlate has developed successful lines of business in premium video advertising sales, sales marketing, consulting and new ad technology. Previously, Mike was SVP, Sales, for Veoh Networks, where he led the company's monetization strategy and built the ad sales and marketing teams. While at Veoh, Mike launched a ground-breaking user targeting platform that allowed marketers to address audiences based on the wide range of videos that they consumed. Before Veoh, Mike held several key posts at Dow Jones & Company, including SVP of Dow Jones Integrated Solutions, the company's cross-platform global advertising division. He was also VP, Ad Sales, at The Wall Street Journal Online, where he built the company's first online sales, sales marketing and ad operations teams.


BRIAN QUINN

PRESIDENT

Brian Quinn has nearly 30 years experience in digital sales and management. At OpenSlate, Brian will lead the company's domestic and international sales teams, business development, and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining the company, Quinn was Chief Revenue & Innovation Officer at Triad Retail Media, which manages online media programs for leading e-commerce retailers. His additional responsibilities included overseeing Triad's Marketing, Product Innovation, and Media Labs divisions.


JOANNA FOYLE

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

JoAnna Foyle is a digital media veteran with 20 years of experience. In her role as Chief Operating Officer for OpenSlate, she is responsible for bringing organizational rigor and scale to the company while directly managing several functions including client services, account management, strategic partnerships, and business/administrative operations. JoAnna served most recently as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Platform Services at AOL, where she managed the division responsible for activating, servicing, and supporting customers of AOL's SaaS platform, ONE by AOL for Advertisers. She also led both product and data commercialization efforts to ensure features and products were successfully launched into market.


MATT KOPIT

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Matt Kopit is a technology leader with over two decades of experience building platforms that provide premium quality content to mass audiences. As CTO, he is responsible for all technology operations at OpenSlate, including infrastructure, software engineering and data science. Matt previously served as VP of Technology at Viacom, where he built the editorial, content and data platforms that power MTV News, as well as supporting their digital business across television shows, music, movies and live events.


ANDREA CHING

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Andrea Ching is a visionary digital media executive with nearly 20 years of experience in media strategy and integrated marketing. As CMO, she will use her experience in aligning great brands with premium content to further OpenSlate’s market positioning as the leader in social video analytics. Prior to joining OpenSlate, Andrea was SVP of Integrated Marketing at Turner Broadcasting, responsible for brand integrations and sales development for CNN and other Turner digital properties. Before Turner, Andrea held key positions at Neo@Ogilvy driving digital and integrated media strategy for numerous global, blue-chip brands.


CARLOS RESTREPO

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Carlos has over a decade experience leading and growing sales teams for some of the worlds leading digital publishers, mobile rich media and technology companies. He is currently heading up Business Development and Sales, with a focus on growing the use and adoption of the OpenSlate product. Prior to OpenSlate, Carlos held leadership positions at Adap.TV, TheStreet.com, Medialets, Reader's Digest, Univision and Reuters. He brings a unique mix of digital media sales experience, a deep understanding of publisher side syndication/monetization strategies ,and a thorough understanding of the video ecosystem and todays evolving programmatic buying/selling strategies.


MIKE O’MALLEY

VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING

Mike O'Malley is a highly experienced developer with a background in the media and entertainment landscape. He has worked at Viacom and Business Week, developing both tactical and strategic technical solutions to enhance business objectives. Mike architected the infrastructure that powers OpenSlate's data ingest and scoring process, and oversees the development of all of our product offerings. As a software engineer, Mike has extensive experience in Linux systems, FreeBSD systems, C, C++, x86 Assembly, Python, Apache, SQL, RDB Design, ASP, PHP, and JavaScript.


KATHRYN BURNS

VICE PRESIDENT OF CLIENT SERVICES

Kathryn Burns has over ten years of digital media experience. As director of client services, her focus is working closely with clients to increase the use of OpenSlate data targeting for the activation of video campaigns. Prior to joining the OpenSlate team, she worked on both the agency and publisher side of the media business giving her a unique perspective into sales strategy, campaign management and client communication. Kathryn has held positions at Microsoft, Universal McCann, Zenith, Carat and OMD.


LAUREN BURCAW

LEAD DATA SCIENTIST

Lauren Burcaw is an award-winning physics PhD with over seven years experience in data analysis and modeling. A graduate student of one of the top nuclear magnetic resonance research labs in the world, she has also held research positions at NYU School of Medicine and Schlumberger Oilfield Services and is an alumna of the Insight Data Science program. She has numerous first author publications in prestigious academic journals and conference publications. At OpenSlate, she brings a data-driven scientific perspective to the team.