Leadership

Matt Gallant, tribeOS CEOMatt Gallant CEO

Matt Gallant is a seasoned, serial entrepreneur who’s built 13 profitable companies. His 20 years of advertising experience has prepared him for tribeOS. His experience includes: over 8 Million leads captured, over 13,000 marketing experiments performed, over $10 Million spent on digital advertising, and over $40 Million generated in online sales. He is a professional marketing strategist who knows how to get traction. For the last 5 years Matt has been building the ultimate advertising tracking platform with cutting edge advertiser tools, many of which will be integrated into tribeOS. Matt’s single-minded purpose is to create the most profitable advertising marketplace ever for advertisers and publishers.

James Wallace, tribeOS CTOJames Wallace CTO

James Wallace (JW) has been an entrepreneur since he was 11 years old, and has built hundreds of applications in over 25 tech startups. JW built his first website in 1994, and hasn’t stopped building technology since. JW comes from five generations of advertising experience that serviced the Fortune 500 for over a century. The family sold its offline assets and James took the company online in 1994, trading Fortune 500 clients for Silicon Valley tech startups. Since the nineties, his companies have been robbed of Millions of dollars in ad fraud. This motivated him to build the best tools to protect not only his own companies, but the network’s advertisers and publishers. This anti-ad fraud technology is the first line of defense in advertising, and JW is eager to end ad fraud for everyone, forever, with tribeOS.

James Tonn, tribeOS COOJames Tonn COO

James Tonn (JT) co-founded Podium Publishing, which he grew exponentially from a $10k investment into a 9-figure valuation in less than 5 years by leveraging technology and digital marketing. He has over a decade of strategic procurement experience, specializing in Innovation and Public-Private Partnerships (P3s), and has been entrusted as the Fairness Advisor on a number of multi-billion dollar and highly complex partnership projects. JT and JW are co-founders of Exponential University, whose blockchain venture fund was the sole Pre-Seed Investor in tribeOS. JT is personally excited about disrupting the oppressive power imbalance in the advertising industry, which is perfectly aligned with his core values of transparency and fairness.

Edward Katzin, Chief Product Innovation OfficerEdward Katzin Chief Product Innovation Officer

Edward has spent 20+ years working at the intersection of financial services, telecommunications, and technology with a focus on building highly reliable commerce platforms operating at scale. He has applied this experience to multiple innovative companies and projects in the fields of payments, e-commerce, high frequency trading, telecommunications, retail, and insurance. Edward has held leadership, strategic, and product defining roles for a broad spectrum of companies from Visa to several successful startups, and led technology/business transformations at large and small corporations. He is an inventor and has several patents. Edward currently works with a range of companies to help them design and launch new products, capture intellectual property, and discover in-market traction. He is an experienced product leader and manages his teams with a balance of product vision and technical rigor.

Advisory Team

  • Roger Ver (Bitcoin Jesus)
  • Josh Ellithrope (Software Engineering, Security Tools)
  • Yanik Silver (Digital Marketing, Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Marc Goodman (Cybersecurity)
  • Clay Hebert (Crowdfunding, Market Strategy)
  • Kurtis Minder (Cyber Intelligence, Brand Fraud)
  • Jason Dreyzehner (Payments, Identity, Cybersecurity)
  • Chad Lavallee (Ad Tech)