Founder & CEO
Jonathan Skogmo is Founder and CEO of Jukin Media. He is executive producer of "World’s Funniest" on FOX, "Now That’s Funny!" on Channel 5 (UK), and the international TV series "Fail Army," which airs in more than 221 territories worldwide. Prior to Jukin, Skogmo produced shows on MTV, CMT, Discovery, and truTV.
As Founder and CEO of Jukin Media, Skogmo oversees all day-to-day operations of the company, including licensing, syndication, acquisitions, programming and production. The company receives more than one billion monthly views across digital platforms, and it licenses video content to premiere entertainment networks, publishers, brands and platforms throughout the world. Jukin Media has more than 120 employees, with operations in Los Angeles, New York and London.
Jonathan is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Young Presidents’ Organization, he’s on the Board of Directors of AMCUP, and he holds a degree in Film and Television from Columbia College. He resides in Los Angeles.
President & Chief Operating Officer
As President and COO, Lee oversees strategy, product, legal, and finance for Jukin Media. Previously, Lee founded AccessDNA, served as COO of WeddingChannel.com, and served as EIR at Idealab, in addition to acting as advisor and mentor to more than 20 start-ups. A Bar Certified Attorney, Lee earned a BA in economics and business from UCLA and a JD from the University of Southern California Law School.
Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Josh Entman oversees creative and development for Jukin Media, leading a team of creative professionals responsible for Jukin's owned-and-operated franchises, custom video content on behalf of Fortune 500 brands, and developing original series across TV and digital. Josh's executive producer credits include several series spanning network TV, cable, and top digital video platforms. Prior to Jukin, Josh spent seven years as a media sales director on the West Coast. Josh has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from The University of Iowa.
Chief Growth Officer
As Jukin Media’s Chief Growth Officer, Cameron is responsible for growing the company's audience and revenues in a profitable, scalable manner.
Prior to joining Jukin, Cameron was SVP, Business Development at Machinima Inc., where he has led cross-functional initiatives to expand the company’s programming and distribution including launching offerings on Twitch and Xbox. Cameron also led efforts to test and launch new business models for the marketing of gaming titles and related transmedia on YouTube.
Prior to his time with Machinima, he served as VP, Business Development at JibJab where he helped launch and monetize the company’s hugely popular Starring You! service, which allows users to send premium, customized ecards to family and friends. During his time there, Cameron secured licensing and distribution deals with OfficeMax (ElfYourself), Disney, Lucas Films, Universal Music, and several other content partners.
Cameron has also held various Business Development roles at MTV, Sonim Technologies, Hey Anita, and Comdisco Ventures. Cameron was also a FMP at General Electric and graduated cum laude with an Industrial Engineering degree from University of Michigan.
Cameron is a rabid Liverpool FC fan, enjoys travel, and is trying to make his way through Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants.
Chief Technology Officer
Jerry is the chief technologist at Jukin Media. He previously served in leadership roles at CNET and AOL, and most recently at video-startup Frequency Networks. Canadian by birth, Jerry claims to have spent the majority of his adult life in San Francisco writing software and deejaying disco and rare groove. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta.
VP of Television Production
Dan is the Executive Producer of the Jukin Media produced international show "Fail Army", and "Now That's Funny", produced for Channel 5 in the U.K. Dan has worked in television for over 20 years producing shows for NBC, CBS, FOX, MTV, Discovery, History Channel, ABC Family, and TLC. He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2013 for his work on Hallmark Channel's "Home & Family".
Senior Vice President, Content Acquisitions
Christina leads Jukin Media’s video content acquisitions department. A former software engineer at IBM Christina left government contract work to pursue a career in film and media. Prior to joining Jukin, Christina worked in CAA’s film department and as Film Music Coordinator at Universal Pictures. Christina has a BS in Digital Video and Computer Science from James Madison University.
VP of Communications
Skogmo is responsible for maximizing earned media opportunities for Jukin Media, its brands, and its clients’ video content. A former public relations and marketing assistant at STAPLES Center and Nokia Theater LA Live, Skogmo started at Jukin in 2011 as the company’s social media manager. Skogmo has a BA in History from the University of Kansas and a MA in Sports Management from California State University, Long Beach.
Senior Vice President, Product
Theresa is Jukin’s Senior Vice President, Product. Out of college, Theresa worked for a toy company, doing everything from building their database to product design and marketing. After completing her MSc in Artificial Intelligence in 2005, Theresa began a career in the tech industry where she’s worked on content management systems, machine recognition apps, virtual worlds, and an experimental transmedia platform, while also working on Interactive Emmy-winning platforms during stints at MTV and Fourth Wall Studios. Theresa has BA in Psychology from UCLA and a MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh.
SVP, Head of Business & Legal Affairs
Joe manages Jukin Media’s legal matters, business deals, and corporate operational issues. He is a former general counsel to a children’s electronics manufacturer and media company, former counsel to a theatrical distribution company, and has a history of working with high-growth enterprises to maximize value and minimize risk. He has a BA in Political Science and a JD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School, where he was a Park Fellow.
Senior Vice President, Publishing & Programming
Josh is responsible for creative development and publishing strategy across all of Jukin Media’s digital distribution channels. He has previously held roles at theAudience, FremantleMedia, and MySpace, working with some of the biggest entertainment brands in digital media. Josh holds a BA in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California.
VP of Licensing, Inside Sales
Andrew is responsible for the licensing of Jukin Media’s viral video content to television shows, websites, multimedia projects and advertising campaigns. A native of Boston who has worked in the entertainment industry for over a decade, Andrew is familiar with every facet of film and commercial development and production. Andrew has a BS in Communications (Cinema-Photography) from Ithaca College.
VP of Licensing, EMEA
David is in charge of bringing Jukin content to broadcasters and publishers outside of the US. David comes to Jukin after stints at Getty Images, World Entertainment News Network and, most recently, Zodiak Clips. David resides in London and leads Jukin’s UK operations. He earned a BSC in Psychology and Film and Media from Queens University Belfast.
Director of Partnerships (NY)
Adam joins Jukin's New York office, where he will manage digital partnerships and work to grow new business across both brands and publishers. Adam previously worked at Rightster, where he oversaw partnerships across content licensing and influencer marketing. Prior to Rightster, he spent two years at NBCUniversal. Adam has a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan.
Vice President, Rights Management
As Vice President, Rights Management , Civonne oversees the Rights Management department. With her guidance, her team protects thousands of content creators' rights across all platforms. In her previous position, she handled YouTube analytics and also holds various YouTube Certifications. She is a Los Angeles native and loves the sun.
Senior Director, Business Development
As the co-founder of People Are Awesome, Jean is responsible for brand and business development. She works out of our London office, across sponsorship, music and branded content partnerships for the larger group. With a music business background, Jean spent the previous 10 years as a managing partner at one of the UK’s biggest management companies, ATC, representing the careers and business of global recording artists. When Jean she is switched off outside of work her priorities are A) her two young children, B) house renovation and interior design, C) travel. An Aussie by birth and nature, she is keen on hot weather and the great outdoors.
Senior Director, Ethos
Dustin is our Director of Special Projects. He is focused on company wide initiatives to help and cultivate growth. Also the Head of Turn-Key, he is a content strategist for the digital/broadcast market and ensures that our clients have the content that fits their programming needs. He's cut his teeth in the broadcast and digital space for the past 12 years, putting together hundreds of hours of content. Dustin has a BA in English/Communications from Cabrini College, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Licensing Director, EMEA and Emerging Markets
Maria Elena is in charge of working with broadcasters, ad agencies, and publishers in the multilingual regions of Europe and across the globe for Jukin's licensing services. With over 10 years of experience in the footage licensing business and sourcing from TV news archives in Latin America, Maria Elena is based in Spain. She earned a BA in Development Studies from UC Berkeley and is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
VP, Head of Sales
As VP, Head of Sales, Zach and his team work with advertisers to build integrated, creative branded content and media solutions on Jukin’s owned and operated social platforms - FailArmy, JukinVideo, People Are Awesome, and The Pet Collective. Prior to joining Jukin, Zach led integrated marketing and sales efforts at SheKnows Media, one of the world’s largest lifestyle brands, and Unlockd, an innovative mobile ad tech solution. Zach has a degree in Marketing from Arizona State University (aka Harvard of the West).
Director, Technical Project Management & Business Operations
Nicholas Miller wears two distinct (but related) hats at Jukin Media. For the Technology team, he is Director of Technical Project Management and oversees the development and delivery of technology-based solutions. For the business at-large, he is Director of Business Operations which includes Content Operations, Syndication Operations, and Partner Support. He has found that the big wins are in the synergy between business and tech, and that is his focus.
Born and raised just outside of Cleveland, Ohio, Nicholas migrated to LA in 2008 to pursue his two primary passions: technology and music. Prior to that, he attended Oberlin College/Conservatory of Music, where he graduated with a BA in Computer Science and Music Technology. Outside of the office, he enjoys playing guitar and attending concerts.
Director of Content Acquisitions
Ryan joins Jukin's Los Angeles office, where he will manage the trending acquisitions department and work to grow Jukin's ever growing video library. Prior to Jukin, he spent three years at his own firm licensing videos in the UK. Ryan has a BSc in civil engineering obtained from the University of Leeds, UK.
SVP, Head of Licensing
Brendon oversees Jukin Media's global content licensing business. Prior to joining Jukin, Brendon started the content licensing business at GoPro and led the Los Angeles office of Wazee Digital (formerly T3Media) where he licensed content on behalf of Sony Pictures, Paramount, and the NCAA among other media and sports content libraries. Brendon has also held sales and business development positions at Octagon and Idealab. Brendon has a BBA from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.