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Hi! We’re Krush Media.

No one understands the intricacies of the digital advertising landscape better than we do. When you work with Krush Media, you’re working with a team of expert ad sales, monetization, ad ops and yield specialists. By joining forces with us, we help guide and activate highly effective ad campaigns for both ad clients and publishers.

We’re more than your standard digital media company – think of Krush Media as a strategic partner that is dedicated to hands-on account management. Our team is passionate about delivering powerful, effective ad campaigns – for any audience, on any device. We’re honest, we’re safe, we’re transparent and we care about the results of your advertising campaigns just as much as you do.


JP Nauseef


Co-Founder And Executive Chairman

JP Nauseef is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Krush Media. As Executive Chairman, JP’s primary responsibilities include providing strategic leadership and building shareholder value through revenue diversification and growth. He works closely with Krush Media executives to develop and deliver innovative solutions to capture the expanding opportunities across the complex and evolving digital advertising market.

JP also serves as Chairman and CEO of Krush Technologies, a provider of software and technology products that create and enhance human connections, including popular consumer apps such as ooVoo. The company’s digital products engage and connect over 185 million registered users worldwide, and its Ohio-based operation employs a team of more than 65 innovative professionals.

Prior to roles with Krush, JP was Managing Director for a portfolio of technology companies which included ooVoo, LLC, Riverain Technologies, an Ohio-based health-tech startup, Ensequence LLC, a New York-based provider of enhanced advertising for traditional TV and Affectiva, LLC, a Boston-based leader in emotion interpretation technology. JP continues to serve on the boards of Affectiva and Ensequence, where he also serves as Chairman. He is a United States Air Force veteran and earned his Master of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton. JP resides in Ohio with his wife, Carmen, and their four sons.



Co-Founder And CEO

Jeff Chi is Co-Founder and CEO of Krush Media, where he is responsible for driving the strategic growth of the company’s digital advertising and media services. In this role he serves as the driving force in establishing mutually beneficial partnerships with brands and publishers and identifying new revenue streams. Jeff oversees a team of digital specialists that are executing successful ad campaigns for clients on a global basis.

With more than 20 years of media experience, Jeff is well versed in all areas of digital advertising across all screen and formats and specializes in helping publishers and advertisers optimize their ad campaigns. He also leads the ad sales team working with ad agencies directly for access to Krush’s premium media.

Prior to co-founding Krush Media, Jeff served as Vice President of Ad Sales and Monetization for Beachfront Media where he spearheaded the ad sales department across sales initiatives and ad product development. Jeff has also held pivotal advertising and monetization roles at Fullscreen Inc., UberMedia, Gorilla Nation Media and Media Mayhem Corporation, which he co-founded and served as CEO.

Jeff graduated from San Diego State University and currently lives in Los Angeles.



Co-Founder and CFO

Brian Faust is the Co-Founder and CFO of Krush Media where he directs strategic, operational and financial initiatives for the company. He is also Managing Director of ShelbyMac Advisory Services, a boutique financial consultancy providing strategic and operational finance and M&A expertise.

Previously, Brian was CFO of ooVoo, the world’s largest, independently held video-chat app with over 185 million global users. He was also M&A Director & CFO of Myrian Capital, a direct-investing firm with global, technology-based holdings. Additionally, Brian spent several years in various financial & corporate development roles at Teradata Corp, NCR and Reynolds & Reynolds where he specialized in acquisitions, divestures, combinations, strategic partnerships, and other complex activities.

Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wright State University and an MBA from the University of Dayton.  He is a licensed pilot and a United States Army veteran.

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CHRO And Corporate Counsel

Xan Raskin is CHRO & Corporate Counsel for Krush Media. Xan’s special expertise of translating strategic vision into effective and measurable HR initiatives along with her background of 20 years as a business executive laid the groundwork for developing and guiding the company’s talent management strategy. Xan is responsible for the company’s rewards and recognition programs, culture initiatives, and the employee performance and development processes. She also manages employee relations and, as an experienced employment attorney, is the in-house legal advisor on employment related risk mitigation. She works closely with Krush Media executives to recruit, develop and motivate top talent. Xan also serves as the head of Human Resources for Krush Technologies.

Prior to roles with Krush, Xan founded a consultancy primarily focused on supporting tech startups by providing them strategic and agile human resources advice. Her involvement empowered these organizations to achieve a competitive cultural advantage and the greatest return from their human capital investment. Prior to that, Xan was the Vice President & Associate General Counsel for the HR Law Group at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company serving as the senior legal advisor to the Human Resources function of the Company. She also was the Employment Counsel at PepsiCo, Inc., and received her legal training at Proskauer Rose LLP.

Xan has a B.A. in Mass Communication Studies from UCLA, graduating from the College of Honors magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and a Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center.


Alexander Kozak

VP, Monetization

Sal Aziz

Head of Product

Yousof Etemadi

Head of Programmatic

Steven Slaughter

Head of Ad Ops and Yield

Nancy Seiler

Publisher Account Manager

Tracy Nakano

Business Development

Cassandra Stewart


Ryan Smith

Design and Creative

Frank Yeang

Advertising Operations Specialist

Christabelle Nguyen

Advertising Operations Specialist

Trevor Imwalle

Publisher Development

Trevor King

Publisher Development

Bo Davis

Publisher Development

Anna Imwalle

Publisher Development

Nick Sillart

Publisher Development

Fernando Esquival

Publisher Development

Ben Pacheco

Publisher Development

Casey Calhoun

Publisher Development

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