Connekt Activates Smarter TV Experiences that Audiences Love

Connekt’s patented, AI-driven platform has powered millions of smart TV ad, content and commerce experiences. Connekt’s partners use its platform-based SaaS solutions to make their TV investments more targeted, engaging, transactable and measurable. Connekt is a private company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Denver and New York.


Leadership

Michael Fitzsimmons

Co-Founder & CEO

Current CEO of Connekt Media. Formerly Founder & CEO of Interactive Commerce Company, Delivery Agent which was acquired by Hillair Capital in 2016. Experienced in all aspects of corporate development (Fundraising, M&A, IPO) as well as general corporate functions including finance, sales & marketing, business development and product management. Industry thought leader who has been featured on CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg as well as in publications NY Times, WSJ and Forbes. Has completed commercial deals with partners including Comcast, CBS, Fox, Disney, HBO, Sony, Amazon, PayPal among others and has successfully raised over $200M in capital from financial and strategic investors including Bessemer Ventures, Intel Capital, Liberty Media, Samsung, Dentsu, Deutsche Telekom and Focus Ventures among others. Recognized with multiple awards including Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Media Company, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist and Deloitte & Touche Fast 50 Silicon Valley.


David Rudnick

Co-Founder & CTO

CTO of Connekt Media. Formerly CTO of Interactive Commerce Company Delivery Agent which was acquired by Hillair Capital in 2016. Served as the Co-Founder at The Band, Inc., which created foundational new media experiences around advertising, video, and data systems, a company founded in March 2006 and acquired by Delivery Agent in May 2010. Prior, worked at senior levels in the development and implementation of next-generation video and programming experiences with companies such as Turner Media Group, Discovery Networks, TV Guide, TCI and Liberty Media Companies. Industry innovator, having spoken in many industry events. Bachelor of Science from Fort Lewis College. Inventor/co-inventor in 14 patents and has won awards in advanced television navigation and guidance.


Mike O'Donnell

Mike O'Donnell

Chief Revenue Officer

CRO of Connekt. Prior to joining Connekt, was SVP of North America for YUME (NYSE: YUME) where he and his team of 50+ sales executives helped pioneer the first generation of Connected TV advertising solutions. Veteran executive with more than a decade experience leading high performance teams and driving new business across multi-platform media and ad-tech. Previously held sales and advertising strategy roles at Hachette, Mansueto Ventures, and Maxim. Holds a Bachelor of Science (Finance) from Villanova.


Meet the Team

Investors

JMJ Financial

JMJ Financial

JMJ gives emerging small cap companies the unsecured capital they need to thrive. Over the years, we have funded more than 300 companies – and counting.


Hillair Capital

Hillair Capital

Hillair Capital invests in the growth and expansion initiatives of small-cap and micro-cap private and public companies. Our extensive experience includes business operations, legal, trading and investment banking support for growing enterprises.


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