Chief Operating Officer
Austin Katz is the Chief Operating Officer where he is responsible for the strategic planning, business development and operations.
Previously, Austin co-founded and served as Managing Partner of Emulsion Group, a strategic consulting firm specializing in marketing, sales and operations assisting clients in consumer products, media, retail, technology and healthcare.
Prior to founding Emulsion, Katz launched Endemic Brands and Need Brands where he was Executive Vice President and responsible for sales, marketing, strategy, product development, and operations.
Katz spent over 8 years at Brand Sense Partners where he was the Vice President of Business Development (Strategy and Partnerships) as well as a member of the senior executive team.
was responsible for strategic planning, brand strategy and strategic partnerships and alliances on behalf of the firm's Fortune 500 clients.
Earlier in his
was with Warner Bros.'
in the Corporate Business Development and Strategy group, Infospace Mobile
(a mobile content delivery platform) in Business Development, Sony Corporation's
digital media investment group as Manager of Business Development, and as an Associate at Rare Ventures, the consumer-driven technology investment arm of Rare Medium
Katz received an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.