Speaker Biography

Paul Kontonis

BioPaul Kontonis is Chief Marketing Officer at WHOSAY, is the largest and most trusted influence marketer in the world. In this role, Kontonis is responsible for overseeing the company’s marketing, communications and editorial strategy and initiatives.

Kontonis is a 20-year digital media veteran with an industry leading expertise in the business, marketing, programming, cross-platform video distribution and monetization of original digital content.

Formally, Kontonis served as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Digiday Media, managing across the media brands of Digiday, Glossy and Tearsheet.

Prior to Digiday, Kontonis served as Senior Vice President, Strategy at Studio71, formerly Collective Digital Studio, a multi-platform digital entertainment company and multi-channel network (MCN). Before Studio71 was Vice President, Group Director, Brand Content at Digitas. At Digitas, where he helped establish the Digital Content NewFronts.

Kontonis is the former President of the Global Online Video Association, an industry trade group representing media networks and video platforms and former Chairman of the International Academy of Web Television. Kontonis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology from New York University.