Veritone is a leading provider of artificial intelligence technology and solutions. Our proprietary operating system, aiWARE, which can be deployed in public or private cloud environments or on our customer’s premises, orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, video and other data sources into actionable intelligence. aiWARE’s open architecture enables our customers in the media and entertainment, legal and compliance, and government sectors to easily deploy applications that leverage the power of AI to dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operating activities. We are headquartered in Costa Mesa, California with over 300 employees, and we have offices in Denver, London, New York, San Diego and Seattle.
Experience counts with years of executive management and leadership in technology, marketing, business development and sales.
Chad Steelberg is an American entrepreneur, business leader, and investor. He currently is the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and co-founder of Veritone, Inc. and a founding investor in a wide range of innovative technology companies, whose portfolio today ranges from quantum computing to healthcare. Steelberg is a mathematician and computer scientist and has an extensive background in machine learning. He is widely recognized as a pioneer of the digital media revolution of the 1990s and 2000s.
Steelberg, after attending the University of Southern California, co-founded AdForce in 1993 and served as its chairman, CEO, and CTO. AdForce completed a successful IPO in May of 1999 and was subsequently sold to CMGI in 2000. In 2002, Steelberg co-founded and was CEO of dMarc Broadcasting, which was subsequently sold to Google in 2006. Steelberg received an honorary MBA from the University of Southern California in 1999.
Ryan brings nearly 20 years of executive management experience in technology, marketing, business development and sales. He is considered one of the foremost experts in digital and online advertising. Since 1996, he and his brother Chad have raised more than $180 million in equity financing, managed 400+ employees and created in excess of $3.0 billion in shareholder value, through the successful founding, management, and liquidation of three industry impactful companies.
Pete came to Veritone with an extensive, 30-year background in finance, including six years as CFO of a high-growth, founder-directed apparel company that expanded from five domestic retail stores to over 125 domestic and 30 international stores. He has successfully directed compliance, investor relations, human resources and strategic planning functions in addition to leading major software implementations. Pete also served as partner at a ‘Big 6’ public accounting firm and holds a BS in commerce from Santa Clara University, in addition to being a CPA.
With over 25 years of legal and corporate leadership experience, Jeff is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Veritone. He was previously responsible for global legal affairs, regulatory compliance and human resources at the Newport Corporation, a publicly-traded company with approximately $600 million in sales and 2,400 employees prior to its acquisition by MKS Instruments, Inc. Jeff received his JD from the University of Southern California and his BA in economics from Duke University.
With over 25 years of corporate organizational and human resources experience, John is Chief Human Resources Officer for Veritone. He was previously responsible for global human resources for Quest, a software leader with $900 million in sales and over 3,800 employees in 60 offices across 23 countries prior to its acquisition by Dell. Prior to Quest, John held senior human resources leadership roles with EMC, 3Com, and Digital Equipment Corporation. He attended Seton Hall University and Regis College and holds a degree in management and leadership. John is a U.S. Army veteran.
Al is an enterprise software veteran with over two decades of experience leading engineering teams for top companies, such as IBM, and FileNet. A serial entrepreneur with 4 patents, he has led standards efforts for IBM, including CMIS and other standards. Most recently, Al has founded OspreyData, a pioneer in Predictive Asset Maintenance using Artificial Intelligence. For the past 20 years, he has been building technologies that excel in Artificial Intelligence, Content Analytics, Enterprise Content Management and Business Process Management. Al holds a BS in Mathematics from Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from University of Southern California.