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.
Robert has successfully transformed visions into reality at telecommunications, enterprise software, business to consumer and SaaS companies. While the industries have varied, results have always come through constant focus on customer success, flawless execution and teams that are capable of rapid learning and innovation.
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 14, 14, and 12. 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."
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.
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.
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.
Derek Browers joined MomentFeed as its first employee in 2010 and has played a central role in the company's growth where he now heads up product development.
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.
Craig McKenna comes to MomentFeed with more than 15 years of account management and marketing experience.
Most recently Craig was the VP of Client Services at LifeScript, where he oversaw client services and campaign strategy on the pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods brands. Prior to LifeScript, he was Senior Vice President at Grey Group, a top tier advertising agency, where he led an account team on the Allergan account (think Botox, Latissa and Juvederm).
Craig has also held positions as VP of Client Services at Spot Runner and Account Team Leader at Deutsch, Rapp and Targetbase. Craig has worked with more than 100 brands across every vertical on advertising campaigns and marketing initiatives.
He’s happily married with two children who wonderfully consume all of his free time outside of the office.
Matt Marshall is the Vice President of Sales at MomentFeed. Matt joins the team with more than 17 years of sales experience and a track record of consistently achieving sales goals and contributing to business growth in highly competitive markets.
Most recently, Matt was the Area Vice President at Citrix (Online Services Division) where he achieved a 25% year over year total growth and led his team to the first Enterprise segment success for the company.
Matt is also no stranger to building out startups. Prior to his work at Citrix, Matt worked as the Director of Global Outbound Lead Generation at the SAP SaaS company, SuccessFactors, where he scaled the team from six to more than 80 employees across global offices.
Matt holds a bachelor’s in Business Administration from Saint Leo College in Newport News, VA.
Ola Bateman is responsible for MomentFeed's marketing and lead generation strategy.
Ola comes to MomentFeed with more than 14 years of B2B software marketing and management experience. Before joining MomentFeed, Ola was the Senior Director of Demand Generation for iRise managing channel marketing, lead generation and marketing operations. Prior to that, she was the Director of Marketing for TouchCommerce in charge of global marketing operations.
Ola Holds a BS degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University, and is happily married with two children.