Jeremy Frommer, Founder / CEO

Jeremy Frommer’s career includes two decades in the financial technology industry, working as a hedge fund and portfolio manager, as well as on the sell-side of the financial industry.

Jeremy started NextGen Trading, a software development company building proprietary equity trading platforms. NextGen was acquired by Carlin Financial Group of which Jeremy became CEO. RBC Capital Markets Corporation eventually bought Carlin. At RBC, he was managing director, head of the Global Prime Services group, and a member of the RBC Global Equities Operating Committee.

After two years of investing in the digital media space, Jeremy partnered with longtime friend and Hollywood Producer Rick Schwartz in 2012, forming Jerrick Media. Today, Jerrick’s product Vocal has become the premier long form social publishing platform.

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Rick Schwartz, Founder / President

Rick Schwartz is an award-winning film and tv producer. Throughout his career, he has worked on a wide range of critically acclaimed and commercially successful films including Gangs of New York, Machete, The Departed, and Black Swan. Rick has been involved with movies that have grossed over $1 billion dollars in worldwide box office sales and earned 31 Academy Award Nominations.

His most recent tv show, Lip Sync Battle, is the highest rated show in Spike’s history and continues to set digital records for the network’s online channel. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild, as well as a published writer whose work has appeared in such outlets as The Times of London, The Huffington Post, The Washington Times, and Grantland.

After the success of Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle, Rick partnered with longtime friend and Wall Street executive Jeremy Former to form Jerrick Media. Today, Jerrick’s product Vocal has become the premier long form social publishing platform.

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Justin Maury, Principal / Head of Creative

Justin joined the Jerrick Media team in 2013. As Creative Director, Justin is responsible for the design and distribution of Jerrick Media’s digital assets and Vocal technology. Working with New York based agencies, Justin collaborated on projects with Deutsche Bank, Oppenheimer Funds, New York Fashion Film Festival, Don Julio Tequila, as well as a number of New York based fashion houses.

After partnering with Jeremy Frommer and Rick Schwartz in 2012, Justin lead the creation, design, and maintenance of Jerrick’s premier product, Vocal.

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Julio Castilla, Principal / Chief Coder

Julio joined the Jerrick Media team in 2012. As chief coder, he is one of the primary architects of the Vocal platform. An honors graduate of NJIT, his studies included computer science, data structures and algorithms. Julio’s specialties include software reverse engineering, code tracing/debugging, anti-reverse engineering and is fluent in Javascript, Jave, Delphi, C, C++, and x86 Assembly. Since August 2015 Julio has led the collaborative development process with Jerrick’s partners at Thinkmill, a design and development group based out of Sydney, Australia.

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