About Us

We Are The First Media Company For The
Connected Generation.

We power the creation and sharing of video. Our network, our technology, and our services unite premiere online talent and the world’s leading brands with more than 365 million massively engaged subscribers. We’re headquartered in L.A. and were founded in January 2011 by CEO George Strompolos, a co-creator of YouTube’s Partner Program.

Our Leadership

From industries spanning tech, entertainment, and media, our seasoned executive team has deep expertise and a proven track record of innovation and transformative thinking.

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CEO + Founder GEORGE STROMPOLOS View Bio
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COO EZRA COOPERSTEIN View Bio
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CRO MIKE WANN View Bio
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CFO WHIT RICHARDS View Bio
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SVP, Product + Engineering TIMOTHY MOHN View Bio
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SVP + General Counsel DAVID HO View Bio
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Head of Content ASHLEY KAPLAN View Bio
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Head of Talent LARRY SHAPIRO View Bio
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Head of Music MICHAEL MULEIN View Bio
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Head of Human Resources SHEAUEN CHUNG View Bio
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Head of Communications WADOOAH WALI View Bio
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CEO + Founder

GEORGE STROMPOLOS

George Strompolos is Fullscreen’s chief executive officer and founder.

Prior to founding Fullscreen, George served as strategic partnerships manager at YouTube and was responsible for establishing distribution channels with new media companies and content producers. In 2007, George co-created the YouTube Partner Program, which provided new monetization opportunities for a new class of online content producers around the world. He also led YouTube’s first multimillion-dollar programming fund and spearheaded key initiatives, including Seth MacFarlane’s Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. George began his career in various business development roles at WIRED Magazine, CNET Networks, and Google. To date, George has been named one of Advertising Age’s “40 under 40” in 2013 and one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top 35 Executives Under Age 35” in 2008. George speaks regularly at industry events such as NATPE, Digital Hollywood, VidCon, and SXSW, to name a few.

George received his Bachelor of Arts in mass communications and Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley. He currently lives in Los Angeles and volunteers at Citizen Schools, where he helps junior high students express their creativity through video. George also enjoys going to concerts, watching movies, cooking, and spending time with curious people IRL. You can find him at @gstrompolos.

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COO

EZRA COOPERSTEIN

Ezra Cooperstein is the chief operating officer at Fullscreen.

Most recently, Ezra was the founding CEO of Maker Studios, where he led sales and business development efforts and worked closely with many top 100 YouTube channels, including Ray William Johnson, KassemG, The Station, Nice Peter, and Lisa Nova. Prior to Maker, Ezra served as vice president, director of innovations west at Initiative, a large advertising agency subsidiary of IPG.  While at Initiative he worked with major brands such as Hyundai / KIA, Lionsgate Films, Carl’s Jr., and Dr Pepper / Snapple.

Ezra also spent more than four and a half years at Al Gore’s Current TV, climbing the ranks from assistant to vice president, development and programming. During his tenure at Current he was responsible for show development and scheduling strategy, and is credited as a pioneer of user-generated video programming, having led the viewer-created content (VC2) division. In 2010, The Hollywood Reporter named Ezra one of their “Top 35 Executives Under Age 35.” Ezra has been featured at industry events, such as PSFK Conference, Digiday, NATPE, and Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit.

Ezra received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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CRO

MIKE WANN

Mike Wann is the chief revenue officer at Fullscreen.

For more than a decade, Mike has forged a proven track record of facilitating large-scale business development initiatives, focused on reaching new market segments and successfully growing new products. Mike most recently served as chief revenue officer at SpinMedia, a leading music and pop culture network that garners 350 million page views per month. At SpinMedia, Mike oversaw corporate development, yield management, and integrated marketing solutions.

Previously, Mike oversaw strategic partnerships and new revenue opportunities as EVP of business development at Demand Media. He spearheaded the development of the organization’s monetization infrastructure for all of its owned and operated properties, as well as site-level monetization and product partnerships. Mike has also served in business development roles for Amazon.com and MSNBC.com, overseeing content partnerships, new revenue products, and distribution partnerships.

Mike received his Bachelor of Arts in political science and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands.

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CFO

WHIT RICHARDS

Whit Richards is the chief financial officer at Fullscreen.

As an operations-savvy executive with more than 14 years in domestic and international digital media, Whit has significant expertise with early-stage companies in search, online media, and emerging e-commerce business models. His work has resulted in the successful architecting of accounting, financial planning and analysis, business intelligence infrastructure, and decision support from the ground up. Before joining Fullscreen, Whit was recruited by Andreessen Horowitz to serve as the CFO of ShoeDazzle, where he built an operations finance support function that used analytics to drive improved operational and financial performance. His efforts helped significantly reduce quarterly run rate cash burn and also ultimately orchestrate the eventual merger of ShoeDazzle with JustFab.

Prior to ShoeDazzle, Whit served as the CFO at DailyCandy, Inc. & Swirl, where he built the company’s digital media and commerce revenue modeling, reporting, and analytics structure. Whit also served six years at Overture and then Yahoo! (via acquisition) where he served many functions that included oversight of international finance operations, leading U.S. financial planning and analysis efforts and assisting with the formation of an emerging markets strategy.

Whit received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University and his Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

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SVP, Product + Engineering

TIMOTHY MOHN

Timothy Mohn is the senior vice president of product and engineering at Fullscreen.

Previously, Timothy was vice president of technology for NBCUniversal / Comcast. Prior to NBCUniversal, he worked at HBO, where he co-created and led the development and launch of the HBO GO app. Timothy was also the founding director of Pratt Institute’s Digital Arts Research Lab, where he focused on replicating and enhancing physical architectural experiences in the cloud. Additionally, he was one of the founders of MedNet Systems, a startup focused on a collaborative platform for liver biopsy diagnosis and a cloud-based certification platform for the FDA and large pharmaceutical organizations.

Timothy holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and Design from New York University, where he was a Tisch Fellow. He is the author of Technology in the Private Equity Firm from PEI Media and served as an early contributor to Processing, a programming language and development environment at MIT. Timothy’s work has been featured in prominent media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and WIRED and has been honored with numerous industry awards.

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SVP + General Counsel

DAVID HO

David Ho serves as senior vice president of business and legal affairs and Fullscreen’s general counsel.

David’s vast expertise in executive legal capacities includes a number of innovative startups and media companies. Prior to joining Fullscreen, David helped build the legal department at Demand Media, where he was a key member of the team that led the company through its successful initial public offering in 2011. Before Demand Media, David held an executive position with FOX in its sports and digital units, where he secured multiplatform licensing rights for some of the most popular programming in the world of sports, including the Barclays Premier League and UEFA Champions League. While at FOX, he was a member of the launch team for Hulu, the online premium video content service. He also handled business affairs for Universal Music Group’s digital media lab, working closely with market innovators such as Apple, Amazon, and YouTube to develop new technology platforms for content distribution.

David began his career as an attorney at Irell & Manella LLP, where he managed corporate and IP licensing transactions for media, technology, and sports clients. He received his Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School. He is also an adjunct professor at the USC Gould School of Law, where he teaches an innovative course on digital media transactions. David actively serves on, and counsels the boards of, nonprofit organizations throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

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Head of Content

ASHLEY KAPLAN

Ashley Kaplan is the head of content for Fullscreen.

Previously, Ashley was vice president of digital content and strategy for the Magical Elves production company. In this role, Ashley oversaw the development, production, and content partnerships for all media adjacent to the company’s television properties—most notably the Emmy-winning series Last Chance Kitchen, which ranked as the most viewed web series in Comcast history. Ashley was also responsible for the development and production of various original branded entertainment projects and spearheaded the launch of the Elves’ Latin programming division.

Before joining the Magical Elves, Ashley helped launch Logo’s digital content department, producing the first online original series for the channel. There she went on to create a vast library of content for the collection of Viacom websites. Previously, Ashley served as a producer at Current TV and as a development executive at Evolution.

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Head of Talent

LARRY SHAPIRO

Larry Shapiro is the head of talent at Fullscreen.

Previously, he spent seven years as an agent at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where he established CAA’s video game department and helped top game designers such as Will Wright, Lorne Lanning, and John Carmack intersect their talents with Hollywood. Prior to CAA, Larry was executive vice president of business development at Emmy-winning digital studio Fourth Wall Studios, where he managed strategic partnerships with online video platforms, YouTube networks, studios, and TV networks. Larry also is a co-founder of Xmobb Inc., a social media company bringing social connectivity to online entertainment, and has served in a variety of executive and producer roles at companies including Oddworld Inhabitants, Palomar Pictures, and Propaganda Films.

Larry received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Television and Film from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. You can find him at @lshapdaddy.

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Head of Music

MICHAEL MULEIN

Michael Mulein is the head of music at Fullscreen, where he focuses on establishing Fullscreen’s footprint in music and expanding opportunities for its music creators.

Prior to Fullscreen, Michael served as senior director, business and legal affairs, global digital business at Universal Music Group, the world’s largest recorded music company. At Universal, Michael  handled agreements for distribution of UMG music and video via various business models and platforms including subscription, à-la-carte download, on-demand streaming, interactive radio, and on-demand physical manufacturing with companies such as iTunes, Amazon, Google / YouTube, and Microsoft. Additionally, Michael worked as an attorney at Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he handled corporate transactions across the United States in more than 50 locations.

Michael received his Bachelor of Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and his Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. Michael also holds a Master of Business Administration, which he received from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

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Head of Human Resources

SHEAUEN CHUNG

Sheauen Chung serves as head of human resources for Fullscreen.

Sheauen is PHR certified and has spent eight years leading HR efforts within the online and new media industries. Her experience spans creating programs for recruitment, performance management, training, and benefits, among other responsibilities. Prior to Fullscreen, Sheauen managed HR efforts at CityGrid Media, Auriga Laboratories, and Gorilla Nation.

Sheauen received her Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Head of Communications

WADOOAH WALI

Wadooah Wali is the head of communications for Fullscreen.

A dynamic communications executive with more than 15 years of diverse experience in media (traditional, digital, social, and beyond), Wadooah has a proven track record of shaping perceptions and driving awareness with strategic “storytelling” and content creation with a purpose. Prior to Fullscreen, Wadooah served as senior director of public relations at M-GO, a Los Angeles–based pay-as-you-go digital movie and TV streaming service backed by Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation. Prior to M-GO, Wadooah served as senior director of communications at Demand Media, where she brought the company’s disruptive content creation and business model story to market, from a start-up to the first $1B initial public offering since Google.

With a passion for storytelling in its various forms, Wadooah completed her first feature-length film, Gaze of the Beholder, which received third-place recognition in the documentary feature category at the Capital City Black Film Festival in 2013. The film was also recently selected for the Women’s International Film Festival and the St. Tropez International Film Festival in 2014. Wadooah received her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from University of South Florida. You can find her at @dubya2.

Who Works At Fullscreen?

Creators. Engineers. Marketers. Producers. Designers. Managers. Thinkers. Doers. Relationship builders. Entertainers. United by a common passion for new possibilities in media and entertainment and a common mission to empower the connected generation of video creators.

Leaders.

We’re looking for innovative, passionate, engaged contributors who take control, are the CEOs of their jobs, and just own things. It’s okay to make mistakes: try often, ask for forgiveness rather than permission, learn from failures—and in the end, just make it happen.

Collaborators.

We have common goals—one team, one dream. We have an open environment where speaking out drives change. We need great communicators who play well with others, come to work eager to create, and know that collective action moves the business forward.

Disruptors.

We’re seeking driven, results-oriented influencers who know what they want and how to get there. Here you can define your own motivation and be a big fish—a true disruptor. Forget ‘thinking outside the box’—at Fullscreen we’ve tossed out the box entirely.

Benefits

Health coverage

Medical, dental, vision, and voluntary long-term disability

Parenting time

Both paid maternity time and paid paternity time

Awards and bonuses

Annual employee awards with cash and stock bonuses

Transportation

Public transit cashout program and paid parking

Retirement

401(k) program with compelling matching options

Equity opportunities

Stock plan participation for employees

Invent weeks

Regular hackathons that lead to real, innovative products

Casual environment

Dress for your day—
not to a dress code

Vacation

Competitive paid time off and floating holidays

Professional development

Conferences, YouTube certifications, and beyond

Free snacks

Both healthy options and endless candy, plus catered Friday meals

Company events

Happy hours, holiday party, annual Fullscreen Cup, and more

Ready to make a difference?

Help us build the first media company for the connected generation—together, right at the intersection of tech and entertainment.

See our open positions

Still in school?
Fullscreen has a place for you.

We have year-round internship opportunities in all departments that immerse you in our unique and thriving company culture. Get a courtside seat and learn what it takes to make it at an innovative organization by contacting us or applying to a specific internship listed in our open positions