Dale W. Strang is the Chief Executive Officer of SpinMedia, where he is responsible for day-to-day operations as well as developing a strategy, team and product set to fuel the next great multi-brand digital media company. A proven leader in the digital content space, Dale brings more than 20 years experience across a wide range of brands and businesses in mobile, entertainment, gaming, and digital media. Prior to SpinMedia he served as President and CEO for social gaming provider Viximo; President and Co-Founder of ad network 5:1; Executive Vice President and General Manager at IGN Entertainment/Fox Interactive; and senior executive roles at Ziff Davis Media and International Data Group. He has consistently led companies to highs in market share, profitability and revenue, and has been part of numerous product launches, acquisitions and exits. As a sought-after strategic consultant, he also serves as a board member and advisor to numerous gaming and media companies.
Scott Southron is the CFO of SpinMedia and brings a unique blend of experience leading both public and private companies as a chief financial officer and working on the banking side as a partner in investment banking. He has more than 25 years of experience working for industry leaders including The Walt Disney Company, eSolar (a GE Company), MCI/Worldcom, Price Waterhouse, Lyon Communities, and Roth Capital Partners. His experience includes in-depth expertise across corporate finance, accounting and reporting, treasury and operational functions including significant international knowledge and experience working in Europe.
Coming to the company with over 15 years experience in engineering and operations, Sunny Walia serves as SpinMedia’s Chief Technology Officer. Previously he served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Demand Media. In addition, he co-founded answerbag.com (which is now owned by Demand Media) and is the President and Editor of totalplaystation.com, one of the longest running PlayStation fan sites online. Sunny holds a degree in Computer Science from California State University – East Bay.
As Chief People Officer, Megan is responsible for developing and driving strategies around talent, culture, and organizational effectiveness for SpinMedia. With 20+ years in the Human Resources field, Megan has worked for international corporations such as CB Richard Ellis, Fidelity, and Putnam Investments and start-up companies such as Homestore.com (now Move.com) where she helped build the company from pre-IPO to a public company with over 3,500 employees. Most recently, Megan was a vice president of human resources, marketing communications, and investor relations at eSolar, a solar technology company backed by GE and Idealab. Megan holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from Syracuse University, New York.
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