About Us
Our Mission
Audigent powers virtuous connection and commerce through clean, intelligent data.
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Drew Stein
CEO & Co-Founder
Having been the Founder and CEO of Dashbid - a video advertising SSP ranked as the #2 fastest growing tech company in NYC by Crain’s 2016, Drew Stein brings over ten years of ad tech leadership experience and product vision to Audigent that has seen him both running companies as well as advising venture and private equity firms in the ad tech space.

Drew has been passionate about advertising for nearly two decades, and has been at the helm of creative advertising content and ad technology companies since 1999. Driven by a deep understanding of today’s issues of content monetization, social media engagement, and the real-time pricing and placement of advertising on digital and mobile platforms, Drew has successfully founded, built and run businesses in data tech, content production, music production, post production and branding.

Drew continues to serve as Executive Chairman for a thriving suite of content production companies based in New York and Los Angeles including The Music Playground (music production, artist licensing and audio post), The Station (commercial production and post-production), and The Diner (music library). He is a proud alum of Northwestern University and Horace Mann
Brian Brater
Executive Chairman & Co-Founder
Brian has spent the last 20 years building and monetizing massive audiences around pop culture. Before co-founding Audigent he co-founded the legendary Rawkus Records (sold to Universal Music Group in 2004), where he signed and developed classic artists like Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, and Eminem.

In 2007 he co-founded digital media giant UPROXX (sold to Woven Digital in 2014), the #1 Entertainment News and Culture destination for millennial males. In 2011 he co-founded Big Frame (sold to Dreamworks Animation and merged with AwesomenessTV in 2014), one of the dominant multi-channel networks providing talent representation and influencer marketing for some of the world’s biggest Youtube stars.

Brian is a lifetime New Yorker and a proud jazz musician and electronic music producer.
Matthew Griffiths
Chief Technology Officer
Matthew is a technology entrepreneur and company leader working within the fields of advertising technology, data science and data technology. With over seven years of board level experience in the USA, Africa and the UK, Matthew is a strong and effective leader, able to internalize complex business and technology challenges and pro-actively identify and implement strategies and solutions.

Matthew’s broad range of experience has included: founding and leading technology companies through venture backed rapid growth, working in partnership with some of the largest corporate and government entities on the planet and, delivering award winning technology-for-change projects providing life changing value to some of the world's poorest citizens.
Jake Abraham
President
In his diverse career, Jake Abraham has spent time on just about every side of the media business. As a Peabody-nominated producer, he has created film, television and digital properties with the most successful talent in the world.

As Head of Studio at digital agency iCrossing, he oversaw the creation of content for advertisers within the Hearst publishing empire at a time when digital distribution was just starting to disrupt the traditional models. A keen understanding of the intersection between content creators and their audiences supports his role in driving data partnerships at Audigent and ensuring that only the most engaged audiences join the platform. An outspoken authority on the disruptive nature of digital content creation and distribution, Jake has spoken at conferences worldwide.

He is a proud Northwestern Wildcat alum, where he started his career as a concert promoter.
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Team
Shelton Mercer
Co-Founder
Shane Wheel
COO
Kyle Vidasolo
VP, Business Development
Colin Thibadeau
Lead Product Engineer
Evan Flattes
VP, Client Services
Brendan Sullivan
Director, Strategic Solutions
Yen Nguyen
Director, Trading
Ted Smith
Head of Enterprise Sales
Audrey Boutcher
Client Services Manager
Doug Kaplan
Senior Director, Sales
Jamie Dray
VP, Sales
Les Cochrane
Senior Product Engineer
Jason Ienner
SVP, Artists & Labels
Steven Schweiger
Senior Software Engineer
Subhi Othman
Trading Operations
Lingjiao Mo
Trading Operations
Anthony Lauzon
Lead Architect
Christian Robinson
Junior Sales Executive
Kevin Selinas
IT & Operations Manager
Kyle Kuchera
Senior Advisor, Sales / Operations
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