Origin was founded by New York media veterans who between them have had over 20 years experience leading companies through the digital content revolution.
Having served at the forefront of Connected TV since before it was considered 'the next big thing', Origin's founders have unparalleled expertise in the space, a proven track record of success and an acute understanding of the challenges advertisers face when trying to grow their brand on TV.
meet the team
revenue, operations & distribution
Stephen is a digital media strategist whose relationships with media companies, advertisers and platforms extend across the industry.
With his expertise spanning video distribution, monetization, strategy and operations, there is little Stephen doesn't know about the CTV universe.
His primary responsibilities at Origin centre around the distribution and monetization of the content produced by our content studio.
strategy & innovation
Fred has spent the last 15 years obsessing over how technology can enable progress.
With a Masters Degree in Moral Philosophy, understanding how the human mind works is his obsession. Combined with heavy dyslexic and ADD, he approaches problems in pictures instead of words.
His primary responsibilities at Origin centre around brand success and the day-to-day management of Origin's native content studio.
head of studio
With a professional portfolio large enough to stretch from coast to coast, Sam has the unique ability to capture a viewer's imagination while at the same time delivering a critical message.
During his time at Apple he designed motion templates and editing workflows with the pro video team. He also co-authored multiple Apple patents involving innovations in keyframe video editing.
senior sales consultant
With over 15 years experience spanning digital, Connected TV, programmatic and SaaS sectors, Jay has served in leadership and advisory positions for numerous hyper-growth media startups including SambaTV, Boostr and PulsePoint.
Jay also sits on the executive board of 212NYC, New York’s leading organization for the digital advertising industry and holds advisory board positions in several next-gen startups.
Chloe has both the experience and progressive nature needed for brands to be able to stand out today.
Having delivered on the needs of businesses of every shape and size, Chloe gravitates towards innovation by default and it's because of this that she is able to see opportunities that others do not.
bookkeeping & corp dev
Chad brings a wealth of financial wisdom and level-headedness to Origin Media.
Chad has served as CFO and general all-round bookkeeper for a number of small, emerging and established technology companies.
His primary role at Origin centres around making sure the company remains on top of the many transactions that take place every day, ensuring everyone on both sides of a partnership meet agreed upon deal terms.
With a professional background that includes time at Apple, Amazon, the Jimi Hendrix family and Napster, Jerry looks after Origin's legal affairs with both gusto and rigid attention to detail.