Steve Wadsworth has been an influential senior executive and leader in the Internet and interactive digital media industry since 1995.
Steve has served on the Tapjoy Board since 2011, and prior to that he was president of Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), where he was a pioneer for the company’s digital media and technology business including more than 11 years as Disney’s chief Internet and digital media executive.
During his tenure, Steve led DIMG’s global creation and delivery of entertainment and lifestyle content across digital and interactive media platforms, including mobile devices, Internet, video game consoles, and social media platforms.
Steve is a frequent spokesperson on Internet and digital media issues and guest speaker at Internet industry forums. In 2010, he was selected as one of UCLA Anderson’s 100 Inspirational Alumni, and he was named to The Hollywood Reporter’s Digital Power 50 List in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Steve also served on the board of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) for a decade where he served in the roles of chairman and chairman emeritus.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Graduate School of Management.
Peter Dille is Chief Marketing Officer of Tapjoy and joined the company in 2011. Having previously served as SVP of Marketing at Sony and SVP of Worldwide Marketing for THQ, Peter brings extensive consumer marketing and technology expertise with a particular focus on interactive entertainment.
At Sony, Peter was responsible for marketing the company’s highly successful PlayStation platform and growing the brand to a multi-billion dollar business. Peter is passionate about all things media and technology and often speaks at major industry events and conferences. He is married with three teenaged kids — ensuring that he gets plenty of IT support.
Jeff Drobick is Chief Product Officer at Tapjoy, responsible for delivering cutting-edge products that extend our leadership position in mobile advertising & monetization. Tapjoy is the leading value creation engine for application publishers - engaging users and delivering compelling results for advertisers.
Jeff brings to the team rich experience in advertising, digital media and eCommerce marketplaces. Previously, Jeff was President and CEO of Geeknet Media, a publisher in B2B technology with over 40 million IT professionals.
Prior to Geeknet, Jeff spent nearly 12 years with eBay in technology / product. As VP of Customer Service Technology Solutions, Jeff was responsible for the global CS product initiatives critical to improving eBay’s end-to-end service experience. Jeff was also VP of Information Management & Delivery and Product Development – responsible for analytic infrastructure, marketing, merchandising and advertising technology in one of the most dynamic and rich information environments in the commerce space. Simply put, his group charter was to be eBay’s information engine, delivering data rich killer applications.
Prior to eBay, Jeff spent nearly eight years at Accenture in their Global Technology Information Services practice. Jeff served clients in: products, government, utilities, food service, and eCommerce.
Matthew Service is Chief Financial Officer of Tapjoy and joined the company in July 2013. Service is responsible for Tapjoy’s global finance functions, including forecasting, financial planning, and analysis. Matthew previously served as COO and CFO at BLINKX PLC, managing all aspects of the publicly listed online video search and advertising company. He played a pivotal role in the rapid expansion and growth of the video search and advertising platform. Prior to BLINKX, Service worked at Autonomy, Inc. and Regent Pacific Management Corporation. Matthew earned his bachelors of business economics at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Christine Tao is Senior Vice President of Developer Relations at Tapjoy. In her role, she leads the teams tasked with fostering and growing relationships with developers, and guiding the development of new Tapjoy features that improve developers’ experience with the network.
Leveraging more than 10 years of experience working in business development and sales & marketing, including a position leading the partnership and strategy program at YouTube, Christine oversees business development, publisher sales, account management and operations with thousands of partners worldwide. Christine has an undergraduate degree in business administration from UC Berkeley and an MBA from UPenn’s Wharton School of Business.
Sean leads Tapjoy’s engineering and architecture teams, which are responsible for the development and operation of the software and systems powering Tapjoy’s ever-growing advertising network.
A veteran of a half-dozen start-ups, Sean is an accomplished technical entrepreneur and leader with a strong history designing and delivering new products to emerging markets. Previously the co-founder and CTO of Viximo, Sean led the development of a multi-million dollar social game publishing business, serving millions of users worldwide.
Sean is also on the advisory boards of a number of early-stage companies and created the independent Founder Mentors program to match new entrepreneurs with experienced mentors.
Paul Longhenry is Vice President and General Manager, Business and Corporate Development at Tapjoy, where he is responsible for direction and execution of strategic partnerships and M&A efforts.
Prior to joining Tapjoy in early 2011, Paul was a Principal with D.E. Shaw Ventures where he focused on investments across the mobile sector. Previously, Paul served as VP of Business Development for Sonim Technologies, a mobile VoIP software and services provider. Before Sonim, Paul was an early stage mobile investor for 3i Venture Capital.