Dynamic Thought. Powerful Results.

Leadership

Chandos Erwin - Co-Founder, Managing Partner Chandos has been planning, designing, and developing digital products, and advertising campaigns since 1995. Growing up with the web, dipping his fingers into everything from design to databases, he led the development of online solutions and campaigns for clients including Disney, Microsoft, Hyundai, Logitech, Thermador, Bosch Appliances, Auberge Resorts, and even the country of New Caledonia. Chandos is a graduate of Brown University and currently lives directly between the Hydro Santa Monica office and the sailboat that he doesn't get to sail nearly enough.

Chandos Erwin - Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Chandos has been planning, designing, and developing digital products, and advertising campaigns since 1995. Growing up with the web, dipping his fingers into everything from design to databases, he led the development of online solutions and campaigns for clients including Disney, Microsoft, Hyundai, Logitech, Thermador, Bosch Appliances, Auberge Resorts, and even the country of New Caledonia. Chandos is a graduate of Brown University and currently lives directly between the Hydro Santa Monica office and the sailboat that he doesn't get to sail nearly enough.

Buster Pike - Co-Founder, Managing Partner Buster has more than 20 years of experience in travel, sports, and technology marketing, working at agencies such as IMG (sports marketing) and McCann Erickson, and serving clients as an independent marketing consultant. He brings strategic technology considerations and expertise into each project, driving positive returns for both small and large marketing campaigns. His clients have included: Microsoft, Nokia, MasterCard, Comcast, Logan International Airport, San Diego Gas & Electric, Con Edison, NSTAR, TigerWoods.com, US Soccer, US Tennis, Louis Vuitton, and the America’s Cup sailing event. Buster has lived and worked across the U.S., the Caribbean, London, Dublin, and Auckland.

Buster Pike - Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Buster has more than 20 years of experience in travel, sports, and technology marketing, working at agencies such as IMG (sports marketing) and McCann Erickson, and serving clients as an independent marketing consultant. He brings strategic technology considerations and expertise into each project, driving positive returns for both small and large marketing campaigns. His clients have included: Microsoft, Nokia, MasterCard, Comcast, Logan International Airport, San Diego Gas & Electric, Con Edison, NSTAR, TigerWoods.com, US Soccer, US Tennis, Louis Vuitton, and the America’s Cup sailing event. Buster has lived and worked across the U.S., the Caribbean, London, Dublin, and Auckland.

Urs Baur - Creative Director Urs has 25 years of experience in brand and content development, strategic communications, community engagement, and event production. Along his unconventional creative path he’s worked for major global brands such as Volkswagen, Nikon, Sony, Singapore Airlines, Seagrams, Thermador, and B/S/H. Additionally, he worked with I:CO the world's largest used clothing collection and recycling company, as well as Infrastructure Energy, an international developer providing sustainable, community driven improvements to energy infrastructure in cities across North America. He trusts in the combined power of technology and storytelling to inform, empower, and inspire better communities.

Urs Baur - Creative Director

Urs has 25 years of experience in brand and content development, strategic communications, community engagement, and event production. Along his unconventional creative path he’s worked for major global brands such as Volkswagen, Nikon, Sony, Singapore Airlines, Seagrams, Thermador, and B/S/H. Additionally, he worked with I:CO the world's largest used clothing collection and recycling company, as well as Infrastructure Energy, an international developer providing sustainable, community driven improvements to energy infrastructure in cities across North America. He trusts in the combined power of technology and storytelling to inform, empower, and inspire better communities.

 
Jason Skowronek - Application Director, Partner In addition to managing our development team, Jason is a software architect, senior Web developer, and systems integrator with director level experience in software architecture, user experience design, mobile, Web, application programming, and managing enterprise Web applications and Web sites. He is an expert in Web development utilizing Microsoft .NET Framework, PHP, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and other software platforms and frameworks. He has led multiple multi-tier, database-driven web development projects and has both led or contributed to countless successful deliveries of B2C and B2B Web applications. He lives in Salt Lake City.

Jason Skowronek - Application Director, Partner

In addition to managing our development team, Jason is a software architect, senior Web developer, and systems integrator with director level experience in software architecture, user experience design, mobile, Web, application programming, and managing enterprise Web applications and Web sites. He is an expert in Web development utilizing Microsoft .NET Framework, PHP, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and other software platforms and frameworks. He has led multiple multi-tier, database-driven web development projects and has both led or contributed to countless successful deliveries of B2C and B2B Web applications. He lives in Salt Lake City.

Kirt Eftekhar - Managing Director, Entertainment Kirt joined our team with one mission in mind: to combine his nearly two decades of expertise in producing, financing, and theatrical distribution with vitally important event-driven and issue-based documentaries. Under his direction, award-winning films such as GLEN CAMPBELL...I'LL BE ME achieved critical and commercial success through traditional theatrical distribution, privately-hosted events, and sponsored nationwide tours. In addition, Kirt specializes in international sales and production. He has developed and produced projects alongside Forest Whitaker, John Badham, and Bruce Beresford, produced documentaries such as PORN STAR: THE LEGEND OF RON JEREMY, and regularly attends international film markets such as Cannes, MIPTV, and MIPCOM.

Kirt Eftekhar - Managing Director, Entertainment

Kirt joined our team with one mission in mind: to combine his nearly two decades of expertise in producing, financing, and theatrical distribution with vitally important event-driven and issue-based documentaries. Under his direction, award-winning films such as GLEN CAMPBELL...I'LL BE ME achieved critical and commercial success through traditional theatrical distribution, privately-hosted events, and sponsored nationwide tours. In addition, Kirt specializes in international sales and production. He has developed and produced projects alongside Forest Whitaker, John Badham, and Bruce Beresford, produced documentaries such as PORN STAR: THE LEGEND OF RON JEREMY, and regularly attends international film markets such as Cannes, MIPTV, and MIPCOM.

Matt Moss - Director of Accounts, Partner Matt is a passionate marketing professional with experience leading integrated marketing initiatives for blue chip brands including Singapore Airlines, KB Home, and Viking Cruises. With more than a decade in the industry, he has acquired a diverse communications background that includes web experience strategy and optimization, content marketing and editorial planning, social strategy, public relations, eCommerce, and advertising (online, print, outdoor, and broadcast). He is committed to identifying and solving business challenges and gets truly excited about helping companies achieve results through meaningful data insights, marketing technologies, and creative thinking. 

Matt Moss - Director of Accounts, Partner

Matt is a passionate marketing professional with experience leading integrated marketing initiatives for blue chip brands including Singapore Airlines, KB Home, and Viking Cruises. With more than a decade in the industry, he has acquired a diverse communications background that includes web experience strategy and optimization, content marketing and editorial planning, social strategy, public relations, eCommerce, and advertising (online, print, outdoor, and broadcast). He is committed to identifying and solving business challenges and gets truly excited about helping companies achieve results through meaningful data insights, marketing technologies, and creative thinking. 

 
Ray Trejo - Media Director Ray has 25+ years experience in media planning and buying. Over the course of his career he has worked for major agencies in both Los Angeles and New York, most notably DMB&B/MediaVest, Grey/Mediacom, McCann-Erickson, and Dailey & Associates. His extensive experience includes all forms of media on both a national and local level. He has also developed a number of varied campaigns, including consumer, B2B, co-operative, direct response and international for clients including General Motors, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, Nestle, and American Express.  Ray has received two American Marketing Association Effie awards for campaigns he developed for General Motors and Denny’s Restaurants. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University.  

Ray Trejo - Media Director

Ray has 25+ years experience in media planning and buying. Over the course of his career he has worked for major agencies in both Los Angeles and New York, most notably DMB&B/MediaVest, Grey/Mediacom, McCann-Erickson, and Dailey & Associates. His extensive experience includes all forms of media on both a national and local level. He has also developed a number of varied campaigns, including consumer, B2B, co-operative, direct response and international for clients including General Motors, Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, Nestle, and American Express. 
Ray has received two American Marketing Association Effie awards for campaigns he developed for General Motors and Denny’s Restaurants. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University.