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We Krush!

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.

The Krush Difference

  • Industry Leaders and Experts
  • Unparalleled Customer Service
  • Open and Transparent Exchange
  • Technology and Data-Driven
  • Brand Safe and Compliant
  • Turnkey Data Monetization Solution

Our Leadership Team


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.

Alexander Kozak

Chief Revenue Officer

Alexander Kozak is Chief Revenue Officer of Krush Media and is responsible for revenue and supply-side growth.  Alexander is a digital video and digital advertising early adopter with more than 25 years’ experience.  He started his career in broadcast television at the BBC in the 1990s.  There he was part of their digital asset management project and beta.  In 2005, he was at the forefront of the video advertising revolution and led the Advertising Operations team at Broadband Enterprises (BBE).

He has successfully built teams in Business Development, Account Management, and Advertising Operations with leadership roles in startups like BBE, SpotX, and Beachfront Media.

Alexander graduated from Seton Hall University and currently resides in the tristate area.

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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.


The Krush Team

Sal Aziz

Head of Product

Yousof Etemadi

Head of Programmatic

Steven Slaughter

Head of Ad Ops and Yield

Cassandra Stewart


Nancy Seiler

Publisher Account Manager

Tracy Nakano

Business Development

Ryan Smith

Design and Creative

Frank Yeang

Advertising Operations Specialist

Christabelle Nguyen

Advertising Operations Specialist

Bo Davis

Publisher Development

Trevor Imwalle

Publisher Development

Trevor King

Publisher Development

Anna Imwalle

Publisher Development

Casey Calhoun

Publisher Development

Nick Sillart

Publisher Development

Fernando Esquival

Publisher Development

Ben Pacheco

Publisher Development

Amalia McClurkin

Publisher Development

Sydnie Sonneman

Publisher Development

Our Culture

Integrity, Loyalty, and Trust. Those are the key values we stand by. We challenge ourselves, we don’t wait to be challenged. We don’t dwell on the problem, we find the solutions, we embrace change and always innovate. We go above and beyond what is necessary every chance we get. We have fun and we move fast.