Blair Harrison founded Frequency to make the process of discovering and watching online video as simple and personal as possible. Blair has built multiple internet video businesses spanning over 15 years. In 1998, he co-founded FasTV, one of the first online video search engines. He went on to run IFILM where it pioneered user-generated video, and created the first destination for "viral video”. IFILM was one of the top ten deliverers of internet video, and was sold to Viacom in 2005. Blair was awarded Wired Magazine’s Rave Award for his contribution to the evolution of TV.
Ian is a 20-year digital media executive with a broad base of operational and strategic experience at the intersection of media, technology and distribution across the US, Europe and Asia. He previously served as CEO and President of public and private companies including President of Gemstar TV Guide, CEO of TVN Entertainment and President of SoftNet Systems. Aaron’s operating expertise includes major restructurings, turnarounds, startups and advising private equity and venture capital-backed firms in the areas of mobile, social media, digital mapping and large-scale video services. Ian graduated from the University of Illinois with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Communications. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
A digital media and internet commerce pioneer, John launched Entertainment Media, the first company in the Western U.S. to offer pre-roll advertising and entertainment at movie theaters. In the mid-90s, he ventured into the nascent online retail world, creating eMerchandise.com, focusing on Hollywood-related merchandise. By the end of the decade, he ran the digital storefronts for many of the movie and media conglomerates. Moving into the '00s, John founded several IPTV companies, leading business development and securing content deals with the world's top digital platforms. In 2014, John joined Frequency as VP of Business Development.
An avid traveller, Matt’s varied accomplishments include building financial trading systems for ING and LPL Financial; two such systems enabled LPL to move towards IPO with a portfolio platform managing $US 300+ billion assets a year and a custom rules engine, trading compliance software. As a hobby, he grew and sold an ecommerce company in 2010. Matt spent time in Austria, where he held an executive position at Red Bull developing and implementing business strategies in 160 countries while reporting to a C-Level officer. He joined Frequency in 2013 and comes with a plethora of knowledge regarding media, marketing, operations, and engineering.
Jim is a seasoned software industry veteran where he had direct responsibilities in building many startup companies and departments, often times as one of the first five members. He has extensive experience on what it takes to build teams and technologies that survive in the long run. After working in the long form video space, Jim stepped up to tackle the more open and unconquered short form video space when he joined Frequency in 2013. He did this to become part of the defining force that creates the television/video viewing experience of the future.