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We are Ellation


We are lucky to love what we do; bringing great content to passionate audiences on the platforms that matter. We operate at the intersection of technology and media and are redefining the next wave of media interaction and consumption. We are product, design, engineering, marketing and content people looking to bring communities together, build sustainable business models for content creators and use technology to increase engagement and access to content globally. We are builders. We are fans. We are innovators. We are Ellation.


  • Tom Pickett

  • CEO

  • Seasoned executive with 10 years at Google, 7 at YouTube. Graduate of TOPGUN and former F18 fighter pilot; HBS MBA

  • Kun Gao

  • Crunchyroll GM

  • Founding CEO and anime veteran of 8 years at Crunchyroll. Built at scale consumer and social media experiences at Frappr, HOTorNOT and Slide.

  • Michael Aragon

  • VRV GM

  • Experienced GM of global digital services. Led PlayStation Video, Music & Originals across 20+ countries. Fmr Booz Allen/ Intel; Dartmouth MBA

  • Ursula Morgan

  • Creativebug GM

  • Commercial media professional spanning both traditional and new media; 15 years of experience in the magazine industry with Future Publishing

  • Quincy Carroll

  • CPO

  • Senior product executive with a passion for high growth technologies; Former exec at Carpooling (acquired by BlaBlaCar), YP, Ebay, and Apple; Stanford GSB

  • Arlen Marmel

  • Head of Marketing & Distribution

  • Executive bridging the gap between media and technology. Led user acquisition at Hulu from inception to 5M subscribers; Anderson MBA

  • Mark Smith

  • GC

  • Experienced legal professional with 10+ years spent as General Counsel at technology companies; Ohio State University J.D.

  • Derek Cho

  • Head of Finance

  • Tech-savvy finance executive with a proven track record building scalability and enhanced visibility in media and technology companies; Haas MBA

  • Desiree Therianos

  • Head of People Ops

  • Accomplished human resources executive with over 10 years experience, focusing on rapid growth environments


The Chernin Group

The Chernin Group is a privately held, independent media holding company founded by Peter Chernin. TCG has built, managed, operated and invested in businesses in the media, entertainment and technology sectors. Assets include Chernin Entertainment, which produces feature films and television programs; a majority stake in Hong Kong-based CA Media, which builds, manages and operates media, entertainment and technology businesses across Asia; Otter Media, a venture formed with AT&T to invest in and launch global over-the-top video services.


AT&T helps millions of people and businesses around the globe stay connected through leading wireless, high-speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. We’re helping people mobilize their worlds with state-of-the-art communications, entertainment services and amazing innovations like connected cars and devices for homes, offices and points in between. And businesses worldwide are serving their customers better with AT&T’s mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.


A Better Experience

We desire to build truly transformative entertainment experiences that seamlessly blend the benefits of on-demand viewing with the elegance of linear programming. We are voracious consumers of media and are working hard to deliver the experience we seek.

Engage An Audience

We have a fundamental belief that building around passionate audiences with shared communities creates an inherently better experience. We endeavor to delight and super-serve our core audiences.

Build The Future

We want to help create a shift towards more sustainable business models for content creators and programmers through new direct-to-consumer opportunities. We support emerging programmers and want to enable them to create premium content for their audiences.

Break Down Barriers

Great content is created all over the world and audiences are disinterested in rights and regional boundaries. We want to enable audiences worldwide to consume the content they love.


Please don't hesitate to reach out if you believe in our mission and would like to discuss a partnership. We know we can't do this alone and we are looking for the right partners to be a part of the journey.