MANAGEMENT TEAM

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RICHARD HINE

Brand Levitator

Richard is a content strategist and writer whose career roles have included copywriter at Ogilvy and Mather Direct, marketing director for Time International, publisher of Time’s Latin America edition and vice president of marketing at The Wall Street Journal. He’s also a novelist, short story writer, ghostwriter, speechwriter and three-time finalist in the New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest.

Likes to take breaks from social media, and then tweet about what he did during the break.

Likes to take breaks from social media, and then tweet about what he did during the break.

GIDEON KLEIN

Content Levitator

Gideon has worked in new media marketing and business development since 1996 for companies such as Jupiter Communications, BMI, MTV, and Russell Simmons’ Internet ventures. He’s worked as a copywriter, blogger and social media strategist for large brands such as Hunt's and GM, as well as for many small businesses. He performs standup comedy, and is an avid tweeter and blogger. 

STEPHANIE HOUNG

Operational Levitator

After founding and managing a media marketing consultancy in Asia for 7 years, Stephanie left a successful business to obtain an MBA degree at Cornell University and augment her marketing and business acumen. In combining her creative and analytical abilities, Stephanie initiates data-driven digital marketing strategies that stick with the audience. She has worked with the likes of Eli Lilly & Co., Disney, Toyota, among others.

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GENE DEROSE

Consulting Levitator

Gene is an investor, writer and activist who currently spends most of his time as Co-Founder & Managing Director of 1 World Venture Partners, a boutique startup studio and investment entity; and as founder and vice chairman of House Party, Inc. which partners with major brands to create in-home events powered by social media. A 20+ year digital pioneer, Gene co-founded and was longtime CEO of Jupiter Research, helping to define and quantify the emergence of the consumer Internet. He has spoken widely and been featured on television, major news media and conferences around the world. 

 

CREATIVE TEAM

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KRISTOPHER TINKLE

Contributing Levitator

Originally from the Bay Area in California, comedian Kris Tinkle has toured all over the world including USO Shows in Iraq, Kuwait, Germany, and Japan. He is a regular guest on Comedy Central, Jim Breuer Unleashed, and The Artie Lange Show, and was the resident comedian on SiriusXM's "Comedy By Request." In addition to comedy, Kris is major content contributor on social media.

 

Currently works out with the same personal trainer as Perez Hilton and Miss Universe. 

Currently works out with the same personal trainer as Perez Hilton and Miss Universe. 

ARTHUR ALBERT

Senior Levitator

Arthur is an actor, model, voiceover artist and reality TV star, seen most recently in TV Land’s “Forever Young.” He has appeared on Late Night With David Letterman twelve times, on SNL, and in advertisements for brands including AT&T, Burger King, HP, and Tiffany. As one of America's most senior social media superstars, Arthur's voice and engaging presence have the power to bring client campaigns to life in unique and powerful ways.