ICX Media

Leadership Team

Michael Avon

Chairman, CEO & Founder

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Chairman, CEO & Founder

Michael Avon

Mike has spent more than twenty years building digital media, technology, and data analytics companies as an entrepreneur, operator, and venture capitalist. He is currently the Chairman & CEO of ICX Media.

Prior to founding ICX Media, Mike was the CFO & Executive Vice President at Millennial Media, a leading mobile advertising platform company. He helped launch Millennial Media as a venture capitalist and later joined the company to lead its successful growth phase and IPO (NYSE: MM). At Millennial, Mike led global finance, strategy, corporate development, business development, legal, HR and corporate operations. Prior to Millennial Media, Mike was a venture capitalist at Columbia Capital where he led numerous digital media, software, communications and data/investments and assisted in the launching of several companies out of the fund. His investment portfolio at Columbia Capital included media technology and data companies such as Vubiquity, Webs (acquired by Vistaprint), SGN (acquired by MindJolt) and Millennial Media (NYSE: MM; acquired by AOL/Verizon). Earlier in his career, Mike held various operating roles in early and growth stage technology businesses and was a corporate attorney representing venture funds and early and growth stage companies across the country.

Mike is currently a Venture Partner with ABS Capital Partners, a late-stage growth equity fund, and is on the board of Ignition One. He’s actively involved in the venture and startup communities in Washington, DC, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles as an investor, mentor and advisor. Mike graduated from University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Law.

D. Scott Bowen

President & COO

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President & COO

D. Scott Bowen

D. Scott Bowen is an experienced technology executive and entrepreneur who is passionate about innovative product strategy, best-in-class customer experience, and people-focused cultures. His domain expertise sits at the intersection of digital media and marketing, data analytics and cloud. He is currently President & COO of ICX Media, a leading provider of video data intelligence and content exchange services.

Prior to ICX, Scott was VP & General Manager, Digital Services at Vistaprint, a $1.3B e-commerce brand of Cimpress. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s SaaS business unit which provides cloud-based, online marketing services to small businesses, including products for websites, social media marketing, eMail marketing, and local listings. Before joining Vistaprint in 2012, Scott spent seven years at OpenText Corporation, a $2.3B global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), where he held roles including SVP, Cloud Services and President, Digital Media Group. Prior to OpenText, Scott was Co-Founder, President and COO of Artesia Technologies, a venture-backed pioneer and early leader in the Digital Asset Management (DAM) market that was acquired by OpenText in 2004. Earlier, Scott was GM of the TEAMS software division of The Thomson Corporation, one of the world’s largest providers of information content to professionals, known today as Thomson Reuters.

Scott graduated with honors from Yale University, with a double degree in electrical engineering and economics, and later completed senior executive coursework at Stanford Business School.

Dan Jolicouer

Chief Technology Officer

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Chief Technology Officer

Dan Jolicouer

Daniel Jolicoeur is proud to have been employee number one at ICX Media. As CTO, he leads a world-class technology team to pioneer next-generation video data science and artificial intelligence.

At ICX Media, Daniel has been involved in making critical decisions since the team’s inception. Daniel is a creator at heart and believes that engineering is just another kind of creative process. He is enthusiastic about building a platform that helps people tell their story and helps people find an audience for their voice.

Prior to ICX Media, Daniel was a labs team member at Millennial Media, a leading mobile advertising platform company, and Technical Lead at Vital Labs, a healthcare platform for patients and clinical care professionals. Working in R&D and on small, early-stage startup teams pushed him outside of his comfort zone and made him an adaptable leader who can learn and grow quickly alongside his team.

After stumbling into some programming work at a former job, Daniel realized that it was his passion and returned to UMBC to start from scratch on a Computer Science Degree. His dedication to and enthusiasm for the work is apparent… he even once famously debugged a critical production issue with a glass of champagne in hand during an IPO party.

When he’s not putting out technical fires, Daniel enjoys running, sailing, playing guitar and hanging out with his wife and two border collies.

Alex Mitchell

Chief Product Officer

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Chief Product Officer

Alex Mitchell

Alex Mitchell is an experienced product and technology leader passionate about building and scaling powerful web and mobile products that make a significant impact in millions of people's lives. He is currently Chief Product Officer of ICX Media, a leading provider of video data intelligence and content exchange services.

Prior to ICX Media, Alex was Director of Product at Upside Travel, a technology company targeting the $150B in annual unmanaged business travel spend. Upside Travel was started in 2016 by several of the founders of Priceline. While at Upside, Alex managed the core eCommerce flow and inventory and platform teams, helping triple conversion rate from launch in January 2017. Additionally, he helped build partnerships with Uber, Southwest, The Wall Street Journal, Starbucks, LoungeBuddy, and iPass to deliver value and functionality to Upside customers.

Before joining Upside, Alex spent four years at Vistaprint Digital, managing the Websites Product and Identity Product Family for Vistaprint, representing three development teams across three locations. Previously at Vistaprint, he managed the Vistaprint Social Media Management product and Pagemodo brand, including iOS and Android apps. Earlier, Alex was heavily involved in analytics as the Lead Analyst for Webs (a Vistaprint Company) and JPMorgan Chase as an Assistant VP in Marketing Analytics.

Alex graduated from the University of Michigan with a BBA focusing on Finance. Later, Alex earned his MBA from George Washington University with a focus in Entrepreneurship.

Brian Zuercher

SVP Client Success & Strategy

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SVP Client Success & Strategy

Brian Zuercher

Brian Zuercher leads Strategic Partnerships and client success for ICX Media.

He has spent the last 15 years building technology companies. Brian joined ICX Media through the acquisition of his last company SEEN Digital Media -- a pioneer in the influencer marketing industry. Prior to founding SEEN, Brian founded and led Clearwish a social ecommerce technology used by national retailers to encourage consumers to make cross-channel purchases. Brian has an extensive background in product development, technology commercialization, and venture finance.

Brian is active in the Columbus and national entrepreneurial ecosystems. He has led several grass root organizations and events like Columbus Startup Week and WakeUp StartUp, the monthly morning pitch event for entrepreneurs.

Brian holds a BS in Marketing from Butler University and an MBA in Technology Commercialization from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

When he’s not hopping on a plane to visit potential ICX Media partners, he is training for ultramarathons and trail runs, making an enviable breakfast, or arguing with his 14-year-old Jack Russell terrier Scarlet.

Parbinder Dhariwal

SVP Sales & Business Development

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SVP Sales & Business Development

Parbinder Dhariwal

Parbinder is a digital media native, having successfully built and grown interactive businesses in North America, Southern Europe, and the UK for the last 18+ years.

Before ICX Media, Parbinder was VP, Global Head of Accounts at Spotify where he built the core team and competency to forge stronger, direct relationships with the music platform’s largest advertiser partners. During his tenure, he was instrumental in leading Global strategic partnerships with Samsung, Ford, Bose, Heineken, Nike, BMW and McDonald’s.

Prior to Spotify, Parbinder served as CRO at Softonic, a consumer software portal, headquartered in Barcelona. Parbinder worked closely with the board to drive institutional change across the business, moving them towards long-term sustainable products and revenue models.

Parbinder spent his formative years at CBS Interactive (prev. CNET Networks) where he ran the UK commercial operation through 2009, after which he moved to New York to lead the International and B2B teams. At CBS, Parbinder lead the global partnership and management of IBM, Dell, HP and Microsoft as well as the National Sales Org.

Parbinder currently resides in New York City.

Rebecca Bilbro

Head of Data Science

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Head of Data Science

Rebecca Bilbro

Dr. Rebecca Bilbro is a data scientist, Python and Go programmer, teacher, speaker, and author in Washington, DC. She specializes in building tailored, high-impact data products that leverage natural language processing and machine learning. She is the author of Applied Text Analysis with Python (O'Reilly), and Adjunct Faculty in Georgetown University's Data Science program. An active contributor to the open source software community, Rebecca enjoys collaborating with other developers on inclusive projects like Scikit-Yellowbrick - a pure Python visualization package for machine learning that supports transparency and diagnostics throughout the predictive workflow. In her spare time, she can often be found either outdoors riding bikes with her family or inside practicing the ukulele. Rebecca earned her doctorate from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where her research centered on communication and visualization in engineering.

Brian Mitchell

Head of Analytics & Research

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Head of Analytics & Research

Brian Mitchell

Brian Mitchell is a data leader focused on building products around large moats of rich, fresh, and high-dimensional data. He currently serves as Head of Analytics & Research of ICX Media.

He has significant experience in entrepreneurship around the Washington, DC and Charlottesville areas, co-leading or launching organizations such as DCXP, HackCville, and The Pioneer.

Brian was a Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia, where he studied Finance and Analytics in the McIntire School of Commerce.

Alex Ditty

Head of Marketing

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Head of Marketing

Alex Ditty

Ami Iannone

Director of Client Services

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Director of Client Services

Ami Iannone