Favorite things to share: Photography, Videos, Travel, Music, Sports
Kurt is the CEO of ShareThis. Prior to joining the company, Kurt served as CEO of SocialMedia.com, a leader in online display advertising, which was acquired by LivingSocial. Before SocialMedia.com, Kurt spent several years at Google, where he managed the direct sales channel for publishers and helped lead the global launch of Google AdSense as Director of the Content Media Group. Abrahamson also served as the Director of Global Sales & Operations Strategy and as Director of Sales Operations for North America. Before joining Google, Kurt served as Chief Operating Officer of Jupiter Communications and as President of Jupiter Media Metrix, where he helped establish Jupiter as one of the leading Internet research organizations. Kurt received his Bachelor of Science in communications from Cornell, and a Master’s degree in public policy from Harvard.
Favorite things to share: Skiing, SF Giants, online media, travel
Ed is a strategic marketing executive with substantial experience in digital media, networked communications and computing. Ed has been the founding marketing executive of many other venture-backed technology companies, responsible for launching the product, company, and brand, along with developing the channel to market, and overall corporate strategy.
For decades, Ed has served in leadership roles at high-profile networking and database companies, including co-founder at Ludic Labs, VP of Product Marketing for Orbital Data, VP Product Marketing at Composite Software, and Director of Product Management and Chief Strategist for Inktomi Corporation. Ed holds a B.S. in Structural Engineering, an M.S. in Systems Engineering with a focus on Geographic Information Systems and locational data management, and ABD in Operations Research from Purdue University.
Favorite things to share: Most things related to road bike riding, food/wine, and media (film, TV, music, literature, etc)
Tim is the Chairman and Founder of ShareThis. Prior to founding ShareThis, Tim was Director with Blue Chip Venture Company, where he led the firm’s investment in marketing and technology leaders such as Advertising.com (AOL/TW), Nielsen Buzzmetrics (Nielsen) and Third Screen Media (AOL/TW). Prior to Blue Chip, he was an entrepreneur and international consultant leading innovative projects for Apple Computer, Hitachi, Hallmark Cards, Motorola and Procter & Gamble. Tim received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
Favorite things to share: Influence, sharing, Cincinnati, vintage guitars
Paul is responsible for developing a more effective means for the 2 million+ publishers that make up the ShareThis network to deepen user engagement and increase monetization through our arsenal of social sharing tools. He most recently served as VP, Business Development for the CBSNews.com and CNET brands at CBS Interactive, focusing on product strategy and partner development around technology, content and e-commerce. Prior to that he worked in both business and product development roles for CNET Networks, building a reseller network for consumer electronics content in Europe and North America. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College and an MFA from Sarah Lawrence.
Favorite things to share: Ski reports, Digital Media news
Daniel has been featured on CNN, CNBC, TLC, Forbes, BBC and many other publications for his innovative use of technology in industries from real estate to computer servers and mobile phones. He frequently speaks on the ways social media and mobile innovations change the social landscape.
Favorite things to share: Kitesurfing videos, Tesla stock quotes, pics of my friends
Andrew Dumas serves as the Senior Vice President of Sales at ShareThis having been with the company since May 2010. ShareThis uses large-scale social data to deliver breakthrough insights and digital media solutions across mobile and desktop. He was hired as the first employee in NYC at ShareThis and has grown ad sales revenue from zero to a $25mm annual run-rate in four years. Here in this role, Mr. Dumas oversees a digital ad sales team which sells to major ad agencies and brands on the East Coast. Prior to ShareThis, Mr. Dumas worked at AOL selling their full suite of digital solutions to Fortune 20 brands. Mr. Dumas also currently serves in an advisor for a variety of NYC digital start-ups and keeps close ties with the VC community.
Favorite things to share: New music, extreme sports and cool articles about ShareThis!
Myha Trieu is Vice President, People at ShareThis and is accountable for the growth and development of the company’s most important asset – its people. She is a proven leader who brings more than 15 years of experience in HR, people operations and administration. Myha plays a pivotal role in the company’s organizational structure and strategy, enhancing team and leadership performances, and fostering an innovative and collaborative environment across departments.
Prior to joining ShareThis, Myha was part of the executive team at Machine Zone where she grew an excellent team in a competitive market and always employed a “people-first” approach. Her passion for people and the companies that she works for is apparent in all of her endeavors.
Myha received her Bachelor’s Degree in MCD Biology from UC Santa Cruz and is involved with the Society of Human Resource Management.
Favorite things to share: Great Books, Inspiring Quotes, Music, Recipes
Thomas is responsible for driving product innovation, strategy, and execution. Prior to ShareThis, Thomas was VP of Product at ClearChannel, where he launched iHeartRadio. This came on the heals of an acquisition by Clear Channel of the digital music startup, Thumbplay, where Thomas led the development of its streaming music platform. Prior to that, Thomas led the product effort at another startup called @Once, which provided a digital marketing platform to clients such as Nike and Coca-Cola — and was later acquired by Yesmail.
Favorite things to share: Ideas, Dreams, and Dessert
Managing Director, T-Venture of America
Managing Director, Mercury Fund
Venture Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
Managing Director, Blue Chip Venture Co.
Chairman and Founder, ShareThis