Ty Taylor

Ty Taylor

CEO of THX

Mr. Ty Ahmad-Taylor has been Chief Executive Officer of THX Ltd. since November 10, 2015. Mr. Ahmad-Taylor is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of FanFeedr, a real-time personalized sports feed. Before founding FanFeedr, he served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Product Development, at Viacom, where he was the product lead and manager for MTV.com, VH1.com, CMT.com, LogoOnline.com, and other online MTV properties. He became Vice President of Smart TV Services at Samsung where he led the teams that created interactive television applications and OTT products for the world's largest TV and smartphone manufacturer. He was also Senior Director of Cross-Platform Applications at Comcast, where he provided strategic planning for Comcast.net. He was Creative Director of Excite@Home, where he led creative efforts for broadband, interactive television, and client software. He is a successful entrepreneur and business leader having founded multiple start-ups, the latest of which was acquired by Samsung Electronics in 2012. His career has been dedicated to creating deeply engaging experiences for viewers across various media platforms. His background includes more than 25 years in information design with over 18 years in interactive television platforms. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board of Wetpaint.com, Inc. Mr. Ahmad-Taylor holds a bachelor's degree from Haverford College and a master's degree from Columbia.

Operations

Derek Smith

Derek Smith is the Founder of Plug In South LA. In addition to Plug In South LA, he is digital marketing evangelist and branding expert by trade, Derek has worked with many leading global brands. Wit...

Mentors and Advisors

Sheila Marmon

Founder & CEO, Mirror Digital Inc. Sheila Marmon has a passion for the launch and operation of new businesses in the digital media industry and has created effective media programs for over 15 years....

Eric Jaffe

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Advisory Board

Sheila Marmon

Founder & CEO, Mirror Digital Inc. Sheila Marmon has a passion for the launch and operation of new businesses in the digital media industry and has created effective media programs for over 15 years....

Shane Kelly

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Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith is the Global Director of Marketing and Communications with the XPRIZE Foundation. She is an innovative marketing leader with 15+ years of experience with technology forward organization...

Kathryne Cooper

Kathryne Cooper, MBA is a native Angeleno passionate about growing and funding early stage companies and creating an ecosystem to support entrepreneurs. She believes in applying a growth mindset to st...

Matt Horton

Matt Horton is a director at the Milken Institute’s Center for Regional Economics and California Center. In this capacity, he interacts with government officials, business leaders, and other key sta...