Founders

Eric Prouty
Co-Founder, CEO & Creative Director

  • With 20 years of telecommunications experience, Eric worked to launch, market, distribute and operate Simple Mobile in partnership with T-Mobile, leading to a successful exit in under three years for over $100M

  • Eric has lead agency-level efforts over the course of 10 years, providing web and mobile development and design services to clients such as Kroger, L'Oreal, Covergirl, Maybelline, TracFone, FedEx, Naked Juice, Blue Moon, Yamaha, Regency Theaters, and many more

  • His Interaction Design work was recognized as Best in Class, E-Commerce, by the Interactive Media Council in 2016

Mauricio Ruiz
Co-Founder & Art Director

  • Mauricio's creative design work spans 38 feature films & 5 TV shows, with clients such as Paramount Studios, 20th Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Disney, Netflix, CBS, and HBO

  • He created ad campaigns and commercials for over 36 brands, including 2 Super Bowl commercials, 2 NBA Play-Offs campaigns for Nike, ads for Intel, Burger King, Dr. Pepper, Coca-Cola, T Mobile, Captain Morgan

  • He was educated at Art Center College of Design, majoring in Illustration with a minor in Entertainment Design. He is an expert in visual development and intellectual property creation, specializing in 2D/ 3D character creation for feature films

Matt Jacobs
Co-Founder, CTO & Lead Developer

  • Matt served as Lead Developer on Venue, the OTT platform for Sony that powers the global service, Funimation.com

  • He has developed platforms for The Africa Channel, Arcana and NFL.com, where he won an Emmy for his work

  • Matt previously served as Senior Developer at Myspace and has over 20 years of software development experience

Senior Personnel

Mandy Jacobs
Sr. Interactive Producer, Solutions Architect & Quality-Assurance Engineer

Brett Beers
Sr. Mobile Application Developer

Landon Asbury
Sr. Front-End Developer, Interaction Designer

Advisors

Lee Gaither
Executive Producer, TV & Advertising (NBC, Disney Channel, El Rey Studios)

Michael Cohen
Executive Producer, 8x Emmy Award Winner (Sports Broadcasting)

David Ochi
Executive Director, University CA Irvine, Entrepreneur Program (Blackstone Launchpad)

Sergio Ruiz
Executive Director, Integrated Marketing Communications, LatAm (WPP, Grey Worldwide, Wing Latino)


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