Who We Are

NewsLook’s senior management has more than a century of industry experience in digital video, advertising, television, media sales, business development and technology.

We work with content owners, publishers, broadcasters and advertisers to improve the way video is featured and utilized, reduce technical challenges and costs, and heighten engagement and increase monetization. We enable our partners to put whatever content they want wherever they want whenever they want.

NewsLook is the proud winner of the Software & Information Industry Association’s 2013 CODiE Award for Best Video Platform for Media and Publishers.

Winner of the 2013 CODiE Award for Best Video Platform for Media & Publishers

Official Honoree of the Webby Awards in "News"

Management

Fred Silverman

Founder & CEO

Fred has over 25 years of experience in TV news at CBS and Public Broadcasting, in addition to being an award-winning film maker and documentarian. He developed the first interactive video for the education market during his tenure as NYU’s Director of Educational Technology. Fred started NewsLook to address the limitations of digital news and online video, building a central hub to access diverse, premium content.

fred@newslook.com
Scott Abramowitz

VP of Technology

Scott has over 25 years of experience in video and digital technology at Viacom, TheStreet.com, IndiePix and The Box Music Network. He is a pioneer in IPTV / digital delivery and video CMS.

scott@newslook.com
Ryan Geftman-Gold

VP, Strategy & Business Development

Ryan has over 20 years of experience in media and technology at McGraw-Hill, AOL, HBO, IAC and Load Media Network. He has managed new businesses and initiatives generating more than $190 million and closed over 100 distribution deals.

ryan@newslook.com
David Sheehan

VP, Syndication & Sales

David has over 20 years of experience in media sales, content licensing and syndication at CNN and ABC. He transformed CNN ImageSource and led ABC News Video Source to record revenue, growth and profitability.

david@newslook.com
Mel Adler

VP, Ad Sales & Sponsorships

Mel has over 25 years of experience in ad sales and marketing at Tribune, Clear Channel, AccuWeather and CBS. He is a pioneer in streaming concerts, broadband CDNs, IPTV, and distributed content, and has developed and implemented more than $80 million in innovative campaigns.

mel@newslook.com
Chris Stankiewicz

Managing Editor

Chris has over 10 years of experience in journalism and technology initially at the US Marine Corps. He is a leader in video metadata taxonomy, and served as USMC combat correspondent in the Middle East and Asia, and television and radio manager for AFN Iwakuni.

chris@newslook.com

Board/Advisors

Sir Howard Stringer

Former Chairman & CEO of Sony

Tom Glocer

Former CEO, Thomson Reuters

Betsy Morgan

President of The Blaze

Former CEO, The Huffington Post

Andrew Kraft

VP Business Development, AppNexus

Former VP, Internet Advertising Bureau

Rebecca Paoletti

Co-Founder & CEO, Cake-Works

Former Head of Video, North America, Yahoo!

Tim Hanlon

Founder & CEO The Vertere Group

Former EVP, VivaKi Ventures (Publicis)

Andy Parsons

Co-Founder & CTO, Happify

Former CTO, Digital Railroad