Welcome to the forefront of revenue technology
Symphony MediaAI is led by the most respected experts at the intersection of media, entertainment, and AI software. This unique combination of talents enables rapid innovation and value creation for clients navigating digital transformation in a highly disruptive market.
Chief Executive Officer
Mark is a growth and transformational oriented executive with an extensive knowledge of general technology and the media space. Carrying 20 years of industry experience in the media industry; centering around technology, revenue management, and optimization. Mark joins SymphonyMediaAI from 10 years at WideOrbit Inc, the preeminent ad decisioning and ERP provider for TV/Radio/Cable industries, where he served as chief operating officer. In this capacity, Mark oversaw business operations for WideOrbit’s various product verticals, all externally facing initiatives, special projects, and strategies. Prior to WideOrbit, Mark spent seven years at Google. Serving as technical operations manager, Mark managed operations for Google’s Broadcast division, specializing in the real-time insertion of advertising on live Radio Broadcast streams. Before pivoting to a technology specialization, Mark spent several years in the media industry proper. Holding positions of Operations Manager, Director of Programming and on-air talent to Radio and Television organizations throughout the Midwest.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer at Symphony MediaAI, S.V. Vasudevan is responsible for the development and integration of cutting-edge SaaS solutions that maximize revenue for media and entertainment organizations. Vasudevan is a seasoned Silicon Valley executive with over 20 years of experience at leading media networking companies. His areas of expertise include technology strategy, innovation methodology, and high-impact team development. Vasudevan most recently served as Head of Product at Petrichor Networks, where he led go-to-market strategy for its cloud native software technology. Prior to that, he led engineering and product for TiVo’s VOD group and held both technical and product management roles at Cisco, Commscope, and Harmonic. An engineering graduate from UC Berkeley, Vasudevan holds 4 patents in media information processing and his past projects have won two Technical Emmy awards.
Executive Vice President, Operations
Dan joined Symphony MediaAI in September of 2019 as the Vice President, People & Culture with more than 20 years of leadership development and HR experience. Dan currently leads business operations, Audit Services, Client Relations, Human Resources, and Talent Management. Prior to joining Symphony MediaAI, Dan has held multiple leadership positions in the U.S. Army, Colorado Department of Transportation, Starz Entertainment, and Asurion. Dan holds an MBA from the University of Denver, as well as certifications in Human Capital Strategy, Project Management, Process Improvement, Change Management, and as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Vice President, Finance
Stephen joined Symphony MediaAI in November 2020 as the Vice President of Finance, overseeing all finance and accounting operations. Stephen brings over 12 years of finance experience in the technology and product space, having held various positions with Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), and Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Most recently, he was Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis with Cherwell LLC, a leading SaaS service management solution. Stephen has extensive experience building finance teams, scaling financial systems and tools, and turning financial insights into operating results. He holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Senior Vice President, Revenue Solutions
Karin joined Symphony MediaAI in 2015, with nearly 15 years experience in finance, operations and accounting. Karin came to Symphony MediaAI from MPEG LA, LLC, the world’s leading licensing administrator for high technology patent pools, where she was responsible for managing the financial and operational activities associated with collecting and distributing royalties related to consumer electronics products. Prior to working in the consumer electronics and media space, Karin held management positions at MDC Holdings, Inc., Dynami Solutions, LLC, ALLURData, Inc., and Baum Arensmeier & Talent, Inc. She earned both her Bachelors and MBA from the University of Colorado. Karin is responsible for leading the Revenue Management Services business unit; handling all aspects of revenue transactions from contract compliance, invoicing, collections and month-end close to ad hoc reporting and the continued development of Symphony MediaAI’s Vmetric subscriber management solution, on behalf of Symphony MediaAI’s RMS client base.
Vice President, Product
Joe Mancini is a proven media industry technology leader with a longstanding history of product creation and delivery to media clients at all stages of the video workflow. With 20 years of experience in the media industry, Joe focuses on a customer-first vision of the future of video and broadcast delivery. Joe joins Symphony MediaAI after seven years as Comcast Technology Solutions’ senior director of product. In that role, he ran product and business operations for the linear portfolio business, creating and deploying solutions for IP based video delivery and linear content rights management, and enabling tier-one programmers and operators to transition to OTT video delivery. Before joining Comcast, Joe led the delivery of THIS TECHNOLOGY Inc.’s dynamic ad insertion platform to leading MVPD’s and spent nearly nine years at Motorola as product owner and lead architect focused on video on demand and cloud DVR technologies.
Senior Vice President, Audit Operations
John joined Symphony MediaAI in 1998 as a staff auditor. John oversees all audit operations including Basic, Premium and International. John has played a leadership role in establishing Cable Audit as the premier auditing firm serving the cable, satellite and Telco industries. In his executive role, John has been instrumental in developing proprietary methodologies for the audit program including staff development, software enhancements and project management. Prior to joining Symphony MediaAI, John worked at Merrill Lynch as an Investment Consultant. John has Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Colorado State and later earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Senior Vice President, Audit & Client Relations Services
Amy joined Symphony MediaAI in 2002 and has held the positions of Audit Manager and Director prior to her current position as Vice President, Audit Services. Amy has managed both the audit operations and client relations for many of Symphony MediaAI’s domestic, premium and international clientele. In her current capacity as Vice President, Audit Services, Amy plays a leadership role in overseeing the Audit Operations Department, as well as the Contract Compliance and Client Relations teams, serving as the principal liaison between Symphony MediaAI and many of its valuable clients. Amy also oversees the recruiting, staff development and training for all staff within the Audit Operations Department at Symphony MediaAI. Amy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Vice President, Digital Client Services
Alex joined Symphony MediaAI in 2011 and has held positions of Account Manager and Director prior to her current position as Vice President, Digital Client Services. Alex has managed the client relations for a variety of Symphony MediaAI’s domestic, premium and international clientele. In her current capacity as Vice President, Digital Client Services, Alex focuses on client relations, contract compliance and business development for Symphony MediaAI’s clients who engage in digital distribution audits, including but not limited to movie studios, game publishers and music groups. Prior to joining Symphony MediaAI, Alex worked as a Program Director at Colorado State University. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University and an MBA from the University of Colorado.
Senior Director, EMEA Sales
Don brings over 15 years of business development experience in the EMEA region to Symphony MediaAI, where he leads growth and strategic partnerships with international clientele. Don’s expertise in new product and service launches was built over a decade in a global expansion role at U.S.-based Comscore and, more recently, a digital consumer intelligence company. Don earned his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at Leeds University and holds a master’s degree in bioinformatics from Cranfield University.