Chad E. Steelberg

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Chad Steelberg is a co-founder of our company and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board since our inception in June 2014. From January 2007 to December 2012, he served as a board member of Brand Affinity Technologies, Inc., a technology and marketing services company. Prior to that, Mr. Steelberg served as the general manager of the Audio Division of Google Inc. from February 2006 to February 2007. From February 2002 to February 2007, he was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of dMarc Broadcasting, an advertising company that was acquired by Google Inc. in 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Steelberg was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Adforce, a publicly traded centralized independent ad-serving company that was acquired by CMGi in 1999.

Ryan S. Steelberg

President and Co-founder

Ryan Steelberg is a co-founder of our company and has served as a director since our inception in June 2014 and as the President of our subsidiary, Veritone One, Inc., since June 2015. In March 2017, he was also appointed as President of our company. From October 2007 to December 2014, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Brand Affinity Technologies, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Steelberg served as the Head of the Radio Division of Google Inc. from February 2006 to February 2007. From September 2002 to February 2007, he was the co-founder and President of dMarc Broadcasting, an advertising company that was acquired by Google Inc. in 2006.

Michael L. Zemetra

EVP, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Michael L. Zemetra has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer since October 2020. From April 2018 to October 2020, Mr. Zemetra served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LiveXLive Media, LLC (Nasdaq: LIVX), a global digital media company. From April 2017 to March 2018, Mr. Zemetra served as Vice President of Finance and Divisional Chief Financial Officer of the Cloud Services Division of J2 Global, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and digital media services. From June 2013 to August 2016, Mr. Zemetra served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of Global Eagle Entertainment, an in-flight entertainment services company. From May 2008 to June 2013, Mr. Zemetra served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Demand Media, Inc. (now Leaf Group), a digital content and media company. Prior to that, from May 2000 to February 2008, Mr. Zemetra held senior financial positions with a number of publicly-traded SaaS, technology and digital media companies. Mr. Zemetra began his career in the Technology and Entertainment groups of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Zemetra holds a Masters in Accounting from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts in Business-Economics from the University of California, Riverside, and earned his CPA from the State of California.