Robert Blatt – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Robert Blatt serves as the Chairman and CEO of MomentFeed with more than 25 years of senior management experience across telecommunications, enterprise software, business-to-consumer, and SaaS companies.
Prior to joining MomentFeed, Robert was President and COO at Citizen Global (now SendUs) where he pivoted the company away from being a media company to becoming a software platform, which included transforming the product and quickly acquiring a number of top tier clients, including eBay, Univision, and XIX.
Robert's previous roles include SVP of Product and Service Development at Ascent Media, VP and GM of Personal Media at AOL, and CEO of Outcome.
"I have a phenomenal wife and three crazy, wonderful girls aged 12, 12, and 10. Somehow I still find the time to surf regularly, do yoga most mornings, go for a run only when absolutely necessary and read ridiculously long sci-fi/fantasy series."
Chairman & CEO
Rob Reed – Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
Rob Reed founded MomentFeed in 2010 and serves as Chief Innovation Officer, working closely with the company's brand and platform partners to deliver the most innovative marketing solutions. As a pioneer in the location-based marketing space, he speaks and writes frequently on the convergence of social, local, and mobile (SoLoMo) and its implications for brands.
Rob's background is in journalism and marketing. He spent 10 years writing about snowboarding, luxury travel, and automotive culture for such magazines as National Geographic Adventure, Elite Traveler, and Men's Journal. He authored The Way of the Snowboarder (Harry Abrams Books), published in 2005, and later started MaxGladwell.com, a leading independent blog on social media, sustainability, and geolocation. Max Gladwell has been syndicated on Mashable, The Huffington Post, Treehugger, and more than 100 other blogs.
Rob also worked in cleantech for several years as SVP of Marketing for Earth Biofuels, a publicly traded energy company. He collaborated with Julia Roberts, Willie Nelson, and Morgan Freeman to promote biodiesel fuel as a clean alternative to petroleum, specifically in our nation's school buses.
Founder & CIO
Rob Lissner – Head of Sales & Strategy
Rob Lissner works closely with MomentFeed's Founder and CEO on key aspects of the business with a focus on product and sales strategy.
Most recently, Rob was Regional Sales Director at Facebook in Los Angeles. He joined the company in February of 2006 as its first Los Angeles-based salesperson. Rob later spent two years at Facebook's Palo Alto headquarters before returning to Los Angeles in early 2009 to help build and manage Facebook's sales team and efforts in the Southwest region. For the next two years, he developed a first-class team working with the region's top 50 partners. In July of 2011, Rob resigned from Facebook to explore other opportunities. In addition to his role at MomentFeed, Rob is an investor and advisor to early stage companies.
Prior to Facebook, Rob worked in the sales organization at Yahoo! from 1998 to 2006 in both the Bay Area and Los Angeles markets.
Head of Sales & Strategy
Patrick Kirby, VP of Engineering
Patrick Kirby has more than 25 years experience architecting, designing and implementing software solutions on a variety of platforms, including personal computers, embedded systems, networking devices, the web and cloud computing.
Prior to joining Momentfeed, Patrick was VP of Engineering at Zumbox where he was responsible for the architecture of the Zumbox Cloud Services product for digital postal mail as well as the growth and management of the engineering team.
Before Zumbox, Patrick was a Principle Software Engineer at Commission Junction, a division of ValueClick, Inc. and global leader in affiliate marketing solutions. Prior to that, he was a Senior Software Architect at 5Square Systems. Patrick has also held positions of Director of Software, Software Manager and Software Project Manager at various OEM networking device companies, including Vernier Networks, Allegro Networks, Troika Networks, Xylan (Alcatel) and ADC/Fibermux.
Patrick holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Southern California.
VP of Engineering
Adam Schneider - VP, Operations Business Development
Adam Schneider handles day-to-day operations, financial management and reporting, and strategic partnership development in his role at MomentFeed.
Most recently, Adam served as Vice President of Business Development at Zumbox where he was responsible for identifying, structuring, and managing strategic partnerships as well as managing the company's enterprise solutions business focused on licensing the Zumbox platform to postal operators outside of the US.
Prior to Zumbox, Adam was Managing Director of Taberna Securities in London, England. At Taberna (a subsidiary of RAIT Financial Trust - NYSE: RAS), Adam was responsible for a group that originated loans for two European funds distributed by Merrill Lynch. Prior to Taberna, Adam was a Vice President at Cohen & Company (AMEX: COHN), a boutique investment bank with offices in New York, London, Paris, and Philadelphia. While at Cohen, Adam was involved in the origination of new issue debt securities for placement into a series of funds with close to $20 billion of assets.
Adam holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.
& Business Development
Derek Browers – VP of Product & Client Relations
Derek Browers joined MomentFeed as its first employee in 2010 and has played a central role in the company's growth. Derek is responsible for product development as well as leading the Client Relations team to provide the highest level of service for MomentFeed's brand partners.
Prior to joining MomentFeed, Derek spearheaded marketing efforts for The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, a non-profit organization that trains executives to lead urban school districts. Prior to that, Derek was a talent agent at The Gersh Agency where he led market research and analysis efforts for the TV literary department.
Derek holds a bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge and an MBA from Loyola Marymount University where his graduate thesis research on mobile marketing in Germany, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, and Italy was published in the International Journal of Mobile Marketing.
VP of Product & Client Relations
Joergen Aaboe – Director of Marketing
Joergen Aaboe is responsible for all marketing at MomentFeed, including public relations, social media, client communications, product marketing, event marketing, lead generation and sales support.
Most recently, Joergen served as Sr. Director of Marketing at Zumbox where he spent more than three years overseeing all marketing communications and product marketing activities for the company.
Joergen also brings significant online marketing experience from ValueClick Media where he was responsible for several marketing communications program. There he also developed Media Lounge, a thought leadership program and event series, through which he organized high-level educational events for marketers and agencies as well as co-authored research papers on various online marketing topics.
Joergen holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and an MBA from California Lutheran University.
Director of Marketing