Our Team - The People Behind Podsights
Abdul works in engineering at podsights where focuses on building robust and reliable data pipelines.
Before Podsights Abdul worked at various companies from small startups to large corporations building backend systems.
Amy is the Podsights Legal Counsel. Before joining Podsights, Amy worked in-house for fin-tech and not-for-profit corporations, practicing in the US, the UK, Europe, Australia and Canada.
She started her career as a litigator at Quinn Emanuel, after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Bobby handles all things finance related at Podsights. He enjoys creating spreadsheets and making our CEO miserable trying to use them.
Before Podsights, Bobby has worked at various technology startups in the IoT and streaming space.
Brigid works on the partnerships & sales team at Podsights. As a former media buyer, she helps brands, publishers, and agencies alike understand the value of transparent reporting and accurate attribution.
Before Podsights, Brigid was the Digital Audio Investments Manager at Horizon Media. She holds a Bachelor of Music from Syracuse University, has sung the Star Spangled Banner (solo) for several NCAA Basketball and NFL games, and teaches yoga at a local Brooklyn studio in her free time.
Ask her about her NFT collection!
Brittany works as a Client Partner, focusing on new business. As an avid podcast listener, she is passionate about showcasing the value podcast advertising can add to a brand’s marketing strategy.
Before Podsights, Brittany was at The New York Times for 3 years in a role focused on selling multi-channel partnerships to emerging technology advertisers. Originally from the Bay Area but now living in Brooklyn, Brittany loves running, and trying new workout classes & restaurants in the neighborhood!
Bryson works with the internal APIs that are used at Podsights, works with the partnerships team to help design new features based on customer feedback and is involved in making sure Podsights is able to integrate with other technical services such as YouTube and Stripe successfully.
Before this, he was a Software Engineer at Vanguard for 2 years. During his time there he worked with the internal platform team to design and develop tools to improve developer productivity.
Chase leads the ML R&D Team at Podsights as Lead Machine Learning Engineer. Her own research focuses on the NLP domain. She loves translating the rich conversational and storytelling podcast medium into insights via deep learning.
Before Podsights, Chase did graduate research in multi-modal language grounding and brain-computer interfaces at Tufts University. She was the founding Machine Learning Software Engineer at DalangHealth, a mobile health start-up where she researched and developed methods for transfer learning, style transfer, NLG and conversational Ai.
Dan works on the engineering team at Podsights. He loves building APIs and working with the ORM. He doesn’t run Linux on his laptop, but isn’t afraid to SSH into a box either.
Before Podsights, Dan worked as a Software Engineer integrating a new product. Previously, he started a tech consultancy and built internal tools for financial operations. Before that, he studied math in college.
Danika is an Account Executive on the New Business team where she helps consult and equip advertisers with the tools needed to scale their podcast advertising.
Prior to Podsights, Danika worked in SaaS sales at ChowNow. She also has years of marketing agency experience under her belt. On the weekends you can find her traveling, working on home projects, or dining at new restaurants in Orange County, California.
Donan works as a Platform Success Engineer at Podsights. They enjoy resolving technical issues with clients and creating positive support experiences.
Before Podsights, Donan worked within various technical roles across various industries and loves learning about and acquiring new technical skills.
Elizabeth works on the Platform Success team at Podsights. Previously, she was an Associate Account Manager at POLITICO in Washington, D.C.
She graduated from Tulane University, where she studied English Literature and Business Management, and spent time interning in the digital media and fashion industry.
Emily works as a Junior Data Analyst for Podsights. She enjoys turning raw data into actionable insights and listening to true crime podcasts.
Before Podsights, Emily was a data analyst at Indracore, identifying analytics to improve brand-customer relations for social media marketing campaigns.
Previously, Emily graduated from the University of California, Riverside where she studied Statistics and Computer Science, and spent time researching causal methods for time series analysis.
Hannah works on the Platform Success Team at Podsights. She helps clients from the brand, agency and publisher side run their campaigns as smoothly as possible.
Before Podsights Hannah worked at a small startup magazine called The Campus Clipper as their publishing assistant. She had a lot of different hats in this position but one responsibility that she loved was producing, recording, and editing the magazines podcast. Hannah also helped out with selling ads for the magazine and after realizing she could combine both those passions together, she ended up here at Podsights.
Havilland works as a data analyst for Podsights. She enjoys digging through data to enhance Podsights reporting and to help optimize our business.
Before Podsights, Havilland did Market Intelligence & Strategy for WeWork. She also spent several years in tech consulting helping solve many strategy or analytics problems for clients.
Hello! I'm Jocelyn Knowles from Houston, Texas and to answer your question, yes, I'm related to Beyonce.
I've been with Podsights since September 2021. I originally come from a mainly sports background so the podcast life is very new to me but I'm learning and enjoying it everyday.
My favorite things to do are listen to music, travel, play Minesweeper and take long walks.
Jonathan is part of the Platform Success team at Podsights, working directly with Enterprise customers to help ensure their campaigns run smoothly and successfully.
Before Podsights, Jonathan worked at Cadence13, an Audacy company, as a Campaign Manager, Account Coordinator, and ultimately the Senior Director of Podcast Operations.
Outside of work, he enjoys making music, creating content, and cheering for his beloved Kansas City Royals and Chiefs!
Kristy handles all things marketing for Podsights. She believes in well-communicated visions and ideas that solve real customer problems.
Before Podsights, Kristy was a holistic brand marketer for a leading video advertising platform. A creative at the core, she appreciates functional designs and love finding new productivity tools.
Lena works as a Platform Success Engineer for Podsights. She enjoys tackling technical issues and connecting with different teams through collaborative projects.
Before Podsights, she worked at Cadence13 where she built her foundational knowledge on the thriving podcasting industry.
During her free time, she enjoys laughing at memes and sporting her Podsights beanie. #takenTR
Matt leads the Partnerships team at Podsights. He's been in the measurement and podcast space for over 7 years and likes to see campaign results over and above the coupon code, vanity URL, and conversion survey.
Before Podsights Matt worked at Megaphone and Barometric where he started his Podcast attribution career. Before that he has been on both the agency and advertiser side of the industry.
Mike is a software engineer on the API team at Podsights. He enjoys exploring new technologies and using them to create cool new functionality and solve problems in intuitive ways.
Before joining Podsights, Mike worked in a couple engineering roles at companies in the finance and cloud computing industries. He graduated from Georgia Tech, where he was a member of the Track & Field team, and you can often find him running around his current home of Seattle, Washington.
Mike works on the engineering side of podsights. He enjoys crafting solutions that scale, perform, for pennies on the dollar.
Before Podsights Mike spent the 6 years in AdTech for AdTheorent, Barometric, and Claritas. He's architected and constructed data lakes, cross-device graphs, and measurement solutions.
Megan (MJ) works on the partnerships team at Podsights. She believes data-enriched audio advertising is a powerful way for brands and publishers to grow their biz.
Before Podsights, Megan spent eight years at NPR working in media sales and marketing, and attending a lot of Tiny Desk Concerts. Originally from Nashville, she now lives in Brooklyn.
Ask about her thoughts on podcast marketing and ad tech!
Pedro works on the web application. He loves crafting beautiful user experiences that our Podsights customers love.
Before Podsights Pedro worked as a Lead Frontend Developer at Hadron.app, a Startup that he cofounded aiming to bridge the gap between design and development. Pedro is based in Madrid, Spain!
Ronnie works on the Platform Success Team at Podsights. In her previous roles, Ronnie was a project manager for a creative agency and she also worked as a store manager for Abercrombie & Fitch, Co.
It's her mixed skills of client servicing and management production that drew her to her current position at Podsights. When not working, she enjoys traveling any chance she gets & finding new true crime shows to binge.
Sam works on the engineering side of podsights. He enjoys building collecting data to model meaningful insights.
Before Podsights Sam was scaling payment solutions for Laterpay. He also spent several years modeling and analyzing critical energy infrastructure.
Sara is a software engineer here at Podsights. She enjoys full stack work from querying data, moving it through the API, and implementing on the front end to be consumed by the user.
Before Podsights, Sara worked in healthcare tech as a full stack engineer developing applications for internal users. Even before that she worked as a zip-line guide in Georgia.
Sarah leads the Sales team, bringing new advertisers onto the platform so they can efficiently and easily buy podcasts.
Before Podsights, Sarah was the founder of The Bite Agency a Full service creative + media agency connecting the right brands with the right podcasts. Prior to that, she did sales at HowStuffWorks.
She lives in New Jersey with her dog, Daisy, and cat, Charles (pics avail upon request). In her free time, she likes to talk to Brigid about NFT's, read, and do Cody Rigsby bike rides.
Sarah works on the creative branding side of Podsights. She loves designing engaging assets that visually and authentically reflect the goodness of Podsights.
Prior to joining Podsights, Sarah worked within a creative agency, establishing art direction and designing for a multitude of CPG brands. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Communication Design from the University of Southern California. In her free time, you can find Sarah making art, thrifting, and cooking.
Sean works on the attribution pipeline at Podsights. He knows way too much about noisy IPs, cross-device graphs and pixels. Ask him about it.
Before Podsights Sean founded Embedly, a Y Combinator company, whose product was used by Reddit, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Microsoft and hundreds of other sites. Medium acquired Embedly in 2016.
Victor works as an ML Engineer at Podsights. He researches and develops models relating to user segments, demographics, and conversion. His interests lie in holistically branching the breadth of machine learning methods to solve the problem at hand.
Before Podsights, Victor was a graduate machine learning researcher for Stanford Radiology as part of his practicum for the University of San Francisco, where he researched medical image-to-image translation in computer vision. He also co-hosted a podcast for his graduate program called “USF MSDS Minicast".
Will works on the Platform Success team at Podsights. He enjoys working directly with clients and building meaningful relationships.
Before podsights, Will worked in Client Services at Fidelity Investments and Clark's Shoes.
Zach is a frontend engineer with a passion for functional programming and building intuitive user experiences. Before Podsights, he wrote software at Carnegie Mellon University and holds a degree in electrical engineering.
In his free time he loves traveling, going to house music shows, binging sci fi, and hiking with his black lab, Luna.
Zander is a software engineer working on Podsights APIs. He enjoy working on interesting projects that solve challenging or unique problems for our users. At Podsights, he definitely get the opportunity to work on those types of projects!
As for himself, Zander is a husband and a father to two amazing kids! He is also a semi-retired olympic weightlifter and hoping to return to the platform one day.