Gary is an experienced senior executive with over 20 years of experience leading business operations and technology. His experience in the media and entertainment industry has enabled him to have a deep understanding of the complete project lifecycle, supply chain, detailed financials, and rights management. Gary joined FilmTrack in 2014 to help expand the company’s operations, deployment, and support offerings. As the EVP of Operations, he is a key stakeholder in setting the company’s overall business strategy and leveraging technology and innovation to drive results. He also leverages his public company experience to drive FilmTrack’s SOC 1 and SOC2 compliance certifications. Gary holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Sam has over 17 years of experience in technology consulting, development, and delivery. As the SVP of Product Management, Sam is responsible for the vision and execution of FilmTrack’s software solutions, analyzing current and future product performance, and driving efficiency. Since joining the team in 2013, he has played an instrumental role in leading key enterprise implementations, helping to drive client satisfaction and sales enablement efforts. Prior to joining FilmTrack, he worked as a full-time technology and finance consultant in the media and entertainment sector. Sam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Florida State University.
Over the course of his 17-year career at FilmTrack, Thomas has played a strategic role in developing and executing the company’s business and technology strategies. As the CTO, Thomas is responsible for leading the technology vision and roadmap, addressing business demands, and driving continuous innovation. A software developer from an early age, he’s specialized in complex line-of-business systems. After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in Economics and Mathematics, he was tasked with designing and building a sales pipeline management tool for a Fortune 500 company. Since then, he’s built everything from ticket reservation systems to health insurance quoting and underwriting systems. Thomas is active in the development community and is a regular contributor to numerous technical sites.
Michael has more than 20 years of experience working with enterprise software, services, and hardware. As CRO, he is responsible for all revenue generation processes within FilmTrack, including marketing, sales, upsell/cross sell, pricing, and revenue management. Prior to joining FilmTrack, Michael was the EVP of Sales and Marketing for Fastpay, where he led the growth of the company’s portfolio from $500M to over $1.6B. Earlier in his career he held management and executive management roles at Velocify (Acquired by Ellie May), Ascendant Technology (acquired by Avnet), FileNet (acquired by IBM), and Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle). Michael attended the University of Dayton where he received a Double Major in Communications and English with a Minor in Marketing. He also completed studies in British Mass Media and Communications at the University of London.
Since co-founding the company in the late 90s, Stephen has been an instrumental asset in establishing FilmTrack’s identity, value, and recognition in the media & entertainment industry. As the president of the company, he is responsible for customer satisfaction, support, and management in both daily operations and during global industry market events. Stephen’s relationships with the FilmTrack customer base has provided him with in-depth insight into international content distribution, which has allowed the company to build scalable IP management and distribution solutions. Prior to FilmTrack, Stephen spent many years in international business as the owner and president of Peak Experience, a New York-based adventure travel company.
A New York native and lifelong computer engineer, Jason is a leading expert in rights and content management solutions for the media & entertainment sector. Jason co-founded FilmTrack in the late 90s after being asked to design contract administration software for some of the oldest and most respected names in international film distribution. Since its inception, he has evolved the company into an extensive ecosystem that encompasses content creation, distribution, rights management, and monetization. As the CEO and company visionary, Jason is responsible for orchestrating the strategic development of FilmTrack products and solutions. Prior to FilmTrack, Jason built his own successful software consulting business while also appearing in films and television programs; he also sold film and TV pilot scripts to DreamWorks, Fox, NBC, and Paramount. Jason obtained a degree in Film and Theater from Vassar College.