TEAM & KEY ROLES
Stepan GaloyanArchitect - Android Platform
Stepan Galoyan is an experienced software engineer with technology expertise in iOS, Android, and server based web systems. Stepan is an expert pianist as well as a programmer in various languages, operating systems, and tools. Stepan holds a BS and MS in Computer Science.
MANVEL KHNKOYANServer & Backend Lead
Manvel Khnkoyan is an expert server and algorithms engineer responsible for all aspects of TREBEL’s server based software. Manvel's software engineering skills span the web, Linux, and mobile domains. He has BS and MS degress in Computer Science.
TIGRAN PETROSYANArchitect - iOS Platform
Kevin CrowleyConnecticut Innovations
Kevin is a board member of M&M Media. He is Managing Director of Investments at Connecticut Innovations, the strategic venture capital arm for the state of Connecticut, where he has led investments in Affinimark Technologies, Cara Therapeutics, CaroGen Corporation, Discover Video, HistoRx (sold to Genoptix), Intelligent Clearing Network, Oil Purification Systems and numerous other companies. Kevin is a founding member and on the board of the UConn Innovation Fund, a partnership with Webster Bank, UConn and CI that makes investments in UConn-related technologies.
John PleasantsBrava Home
John is a board member of M&M Media. He currently serves as the CEO of Brava Home, a smart kitchen startup. Prior to Brava, John served as the Executive Vice President of Media Solutions for Samsung. He was CEO of Ticketmaster and its subsidiaries from 1999-2005, as both a public company and a leading division of IAC/InterActiveCorp. After a stint as COO of Electronic Arts, he served as CEO at Playdom and oversaw Playdom's 2010 acquisition by Disney. At Disney, John served as Co-President of Disney Interactive Media Group, where he led the division's first-ever multi-quarter profitability. John holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University.
Adrian SadaVitro Cristalglass, S.L.
Adrian is a board member of M&M Media. He is the CEO of Vitro, one of the largest glass products companies in the world. He serves on numerous corporate and civic boards, including Banorte Financial Group and University of Monterrey. Adrian is a graduate of Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) and Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Tigran MekikianMedia Alpha
Tigran is a board member of M&M Media. He is the Director of Business Development at Media Alpha, a leading advertising technology company that develops programmatic advertising platforms. He has co-founded two companies, one in micro-finance and another in electronic design automation industries. Tigran is a graduate of University of Southern California.
Oscar de La GarzaAuria Ventures
Oscar is Board Observer of M&M Media and Managing Partner of Auria Capital. Oscar is also the founder and CEO of Financiera Apoyate, a financial institution focused on automotive, personal, and real estate loans. He serves on various civic and corporate boards, including Banco Bancrea, MFM, and Groupo Gesta. Oscar is a graduate of ITESM, Arizona State University and Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Rodrigo VargasVargas Investments
Rodrigo is a Board Observer of M&M Media and General Manager of Vargas Investments. Rodrigo manages a significant portfolio of investments in various industries and volunteers for Operation Smile. He has bachelors and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from University of the Andes, and MS degree from Purdue University.
Vinnie FredaWarner Music Group
Vinnie is the Chief Data Officer of Warner Music Group and a Board Advisor to TREBEL. He was previously the COO of Isolation Networks and INgrooves. Prior to that, Vinnie served as Executive Vice President of Digital Logistics for Universal Music Group, the world's largest music label, where he worked for over two decades. Among other roles, Vinnie was UMG's primary architect of the global infrastructure used to deliver digital content for promotional and commercial exploitation. Vinnie holds a Bachelor of Science from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
PROF. BILL BARNETTStanford University
Bill is the Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Business Leadership, Strategy, and Organizations at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. After receiving his PhD in Business Administration from UC Berkeley, Bill was an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison School of Business. In 1991, Barnett came to the Stanford Business School as an Assistant Professor, and became a full professor in 2001. Bill serves as a senior or associate editor for several academic journals.
GARY JACOBSBuilding Partners
Former Director and General Counsel at MGM Mirage (NYSE: MGM) and partner in the law firm of Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard, Avchen & Shapiro LLP. Presently serves as Chairman of Data Driven Delivery Systems, and a principal of Bldg. Partners, a real estate development company based in Beverly Hills, California. Graduate of Yale Law School and Brandeis University.
BILL CAMPBELLBarefoot Media, LLC
Bill is a senior executive with 25 years of experience in global business development, operations, strategic planning and legal affairs in the music industry. He previously served as Senior Vice President in the Global Digital Business Group at Universal Music Group, managing key licensing relationships with the leading digital distributors of music. Graduate of the University of Richmond and Seton Hall University School of Law.