Board of Directors

Steve Smith

CEO & Founder

Previous to founding SharkReach, Steve worked for more than 17 years in the media business in senior management. Steve has spent more than a decade in key VP/Director roles at high profile companies including Discovery Communications & World Wrestling Entertainment.

His account experience extends across more than 500 clients, which includes deep relationships within all of the movie & entertainment industries. Having worked with high profile media assets within Television, Print, Digital, Outdoor & Events, Steve has unparalleled knowledge of creative marketing tactics.

Steve brings his leadership experience with leading dynamic teams to profitability. His most recent examples include his management role in Discovery Communication's $40 million dollar acquisition of leading digital network and studio, Revision3. Prior to this included his sales management at IZEA of 3 regional sales offices and a team of 11 sales executives which lead directly into IZEA becoming publicly traded.

From his deep passion for new media and his expertise in leading successful teams, Steve is excited to be leading Sharkreach as it has become the first-ever publicly traded millennial media company.

Jake Kovalcik

Director of Sales

15 years of Media Industry experience at global agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather and Deutsch, as well as Brand Experience with Anheuser-Busch/

10+ years of Startups in roles of increasing responsibility within digital media. Highly skilled in data and metrics, part of three successful exits and generator of Millions in Revenue.

Eric Pilkington

For over 20 years, Eric Pilkington has been leading the charge in developing new and innovative approaches to marketing communications and technology. His talent, technical skill and marketing knowledge has yielded award-winning and powerful digital communications for some of today¹s top companies and most recognizable companies and brands, which include Adidas, Apple, AT&T;, Burton Snowboards, Genentech, Google, HP, IBM, J&J;, The New York Times, Nike, Pfizer, Samsung, Sony, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and WebMD.