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

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 Frommer to form Jerrick Media. Today, Jerrick’s product Vocal has become the premier long form social publishing platform.

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Justin Maury, President / Head of Creative

Justin Maury first joined Jerrick in 2013, bringing with him ten years of experience in the creative industry. After partnering with Jerrick co-founders Jeremy Frommer and Rick Schwartz, Justin, a full stack designer and product developer by training, led the Company’s product development for four years. His passion for the creative arts and technology ultimately yielded the vision for Jerrick’s flagship product, Vocal. During these early formative years for the company, Justin was a driving force in creating the vision, design and architecture for the Vocal platform and managing the oversight of technology development. The platform continues to grow and evolve under Justin’s supervision.

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Julio Castilla, Principal / Head of Technology

Julio joined the Jerrick Media team in 2012. He is one of the primary architects of the Vocal platform. Julio’s experience ranges from web development to software security with specialties in software security, debugging and optimization. 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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