Video Advertising Is The Future
Trailing twelve months consolidated proforma revenue for GLN, 495 Communications and ImpressionX was $40.2M
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- Multi-year partnership with Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment to provide safe and transparent P2P esports betting to Dignitas fans via VIE.gg.
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Director & Chief Executive Officer
Jesse Dylan is a multiple award-winning broadcaster, on-air personality of the year, and featured guest in a documentary as one of the top five on air personalities in the world. Jesse has won the ACTRA award for best on air personality in Canada and several awards from the International New York Festival of Radio including Gold. Jesse is also an award wining Journalist and author of the Best Selling book, The Good Life. Jesse is an alpha leader in media and entertainment . Mr. Dylan became fascinated with the future of advertising and distribution and has spent the past few years hand-selecting a team to disrupt the advertising arena. Jesse Dylan is a world-class connector and has worked with the world’s largest broadcast entities. Mr. Dylan is uniquely positioned to bridge old world and new media empires.
Matt is the founder of ImpressionX and a veteran in the ad tech space. GLN has a long-standing working relationship with Matt and a number of his companies and has a strong appreciation of his operational excellence. He joined GLN as VP, Business Development in December 2018, after the acquisition and spearheaded the successful integration. ImpressionX is a trusted publisher partner that delivers digital advertising Campaigns and custom integrated branded experiences to the most influential publishers at scale. The ImpressionX marketplace for Publishers and Advertisers is tailored with solutions to help increase the stickiness and conversions. ImpressionX owns and operates some of the most trusted brands on the Internet and are leaders in the CTV space.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Osis has a 20-year career working as a CEO, CFO, Director and advisor with large and small companies. Mr. Osis has been involved in more than $25 billion in transactions. Mr. Osis formerly held positions as Vice President, Global Banking with RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Canada’s largest investment banking firm, as well as positions with Peters & Company and Newcrest Capital where he focused on mergers, acquisitions, and equity and debt financings. Since leaving the investment banking business, Mr. Osis has served on numerous Boards of Directors, and as CEO and CFO of public and private organizations, covering technology, media and entertainment, energy and oilfield services, manufacturing, life sciences, and other sectors.
Director, CCO & Executive Vice President
Cliff Dumas is the only Canadian broadcaster to win both a CMA and ACM award in the U.S,. A CCMA Hall of Fame inductee and Board Member. He’s also a multiple Mark Award winner for excellence in broadcast marketing. Cliff is recognized as an expert in content creation, marketing and team management. He helped launch the CMT Network in Canada. A 30- year broadcast veteran, Cliff produced and wrote some of the biggest television events for CBC. Cliff has consulted hundreds of radio, television and entertainment professionals in the U.S. and Canada.
A driving force in the Vancouver business world. He was with KPMG 1987 to 1991 where he obtained his C.A. designation in 1990. Member and past President of the Vancouver chapter of The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and a founding director of the Vancouver chapter of The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE). Was a 12 year member of the Sauder School of Business Faculty Advisory Board, a former Director of The Vancouver Board of Trade, and past recipient of Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under 40 Awards. He is also a SVP Vancouver Partner, a Director of OneProsper.org. and a Founding Member of instrumentbeyondborders.org.
Stephanie has over 20 years of finance experience with public and private technology companies ranging from start-ups to global billion-dollar technology organizations. Stephanie will lead GLN’s acquisition committee. She has held CFO positions at Bluecat Networks Inc., Resolver Inc., Descartes Systems Group, and Ipico Inc.
Mr. Valaitis’ is a successful on-air broadcaster and marketing strategist. He has a proven track record of comprehensive marketing planning and analysis. Mr. Valaitis has developed fully-integrated creative marketing initiatives to drive both business opportunity and product brands into sustained periods of explosive multi-million dollar growth.
Specializes in providing corporate finance, valuation, taxation, financial reporting, consulting and more to both small businesses as well as public companies. Has had extensive experience as a controller and CFO of numerous publicly traded and private corporations, such as Intact Gord Corp, 88 Capital Corp, Scorpion Resources Inc and more.