Ryan S. Steelberg
Chief Executive Officer, President, & Chairman of the Board
Ryan Steelberg is a seasoned technology executive and pioneer of digital and data-driven businesses. He is currently the Co-Founder, President, and CEO of Veritone, Inc., a leading AI software and services company, public on NASDAQ. He also serves on its Board of Directors. Previously, he served as the President of Veritone, from 2015 to 2022. Prior to Veritone, Mr. Steelberg served as Chief Executive Officer of Brand Affinity Technologies, Inc. Prior to that, he served as the Head of Broadcast at Google Inc. From 2002 to 2007, he was the Co-Founder and President of dMarc Broadcasting, an advertising technology company that was acquired by Google Inc. in 2006. From 1998 to 2000, he served as President and CEO of 2CAN Media, a company that was acquired by CMGi. From 1995 to 1998 he served as President of AdForce, a company that was also acquired by CMGi in September of 1999, after its IPO earlier that year.
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.