TEAM

Jacob Tell
Co-Founder / CEO, Creative Lead

Listening to:Vida Blue’s “Crossing Lines”

Sean Campos
Co-Founder / Principal Data Scientist

Listening to:The Rugburns “Taking the World By Donkey”

Mike Wald
Partner / CMO

Listening to:Jungle “For Ever”

Noah Barron
Creative Director

Listening to:MØL “Jord”

Kelsie Cage Communications Manager

Listening to:Maggie Rogers “Light On”

Nicole Wald
Content Strategist

Listening to:The Sherman Brothers Songbook

EmmaClaire Brock
Communications Strategist

Listening to:Rita Lee “Pra Você Eu Digo Sim”

Aaron Foreman
Brand Strategist

Listening to:Sofi Tukker “Swing”

Jill Bender
Brand Strategist

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Elske Free
Actionable Intelligence Strategist

Listening to:Dolly Parton’s America Podcast

Shahira Kudsi Communications Manager

Listening to:Jerkcurb “Air Con Eden”

Carissa Belmont
Advertising Strategist

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Karen Kelly
Advertising Specialist

Listening to:Lil Nas X “Old Town Road”

John Hayes
Developer

Listening to:Ben Böhmer “Breathing”

Steve Beyatte
Developer

Listening to:John Scofield & Medeski Martin & Wood “A Go Go”

Jessica Solomon
Business Development

Listening to: Guns N’ Roses “Sweet child O’ Mine”

John Lucchetti
Business Development

Listening to:Gregory Alan Isakov “San Luis”

Julianna Galland
Office Coordinator

Listening to:Khruangbin “Maria Tambien”

Joy Margolis
Strategic Advisor

Listening to:Khruangbin, Desmond Cheese, and Jazzmatazz

Bobby Shand
Strategic Advisor

Listening to:Jackson Browne and Van Morrison

Megan Havrda
Strategic Advisor

Listening to:Brandi Carlile “Firewatcher’s Daughter”

Mick Mankowski
Strategic Advisor

Listening to:Marvin Gaye “I Heard it Through the Grapevine”

Will Mankowski
Business Development

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Chrystal Clifton
Brand Strategist

Listening to:Imagine Dragons “Whatever it Takes“

Nik Blaskovich Photographer

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Our Story

18+ Years in Business (Est. 2001)

We started on the road, running merchandise, technology, and fan engagement for incredible musicians, management groups and record labels. In the upturned faces of crowds across the globe, we saw deep emotional connection, and recognized this as the driver of great brands.

Developing an Agency

Six years in, we settled down to build our lives in Santa Barbara. We continued to support our artists’ growth by creating new, disruptive tools and technologies within the fast-growing social network space. We also applied our learning to serve hundreds of brands that sell products, build places or create content.

Making Intelligence Work

Since day one, our innovation focused on connecting with audiences, using research to back strategy. Today, we are pushing the boundaries of that market research with Actionable Intelligence™. Our big-data booster shot not only helps brands maximize their emotional connection with audiences, it ensures smarter, more profitable decision-making.

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