Our growing studio team has almost 100 full time members across a broad spectrum of capabilities

bMuse Leadership

Edo Segal

Edo Segal

CEO
Joined AOL as VP Emerging Platforms following AOL’s acquisition of Relegence, a real-time search company that Edo founded in 1999, Serial entrepreneur, prolific inventor and private investor, who has founded, launched and sold multiple tech companies. Invented and patented a wide range of game-changing media technologies
Jon Miller

Jon Miller

Senior Advisor
From the VP of Programming at the NBA he went on to be the Managing Director of Nickelodeon International, and then ran the Internet operations of Barry Diller’s USA Networks. Going on to be the CEO of AOL and then Head of Digital for Newscorp.
Michael Kohlmeyer-Hyman

Michael Kohlmeyer-Hyman

EVP, Business Affairs
Head of the business strategy, operations, finance, and legal activities for the company. 25+ years of experience, as an investor, trusted advisor, and a senior executive of technology companies. Co-founded a boutique business strategy and branding company. SVP and General Counsel of Fundtech Ltd.
Doug Graham

Doug Graham

Financing Lead
20 year career in venture capital investment. Created and served as Chairman/Managing Partner of Detroit Technology Ventures, LLC (DTV), a venture capital firm dedicated to high-value investment in automotive growth technologies and automotive technology companies.

Ziv Navoth

Head of Publishing Vertical
SVP Marketing & Partnerships at Aol, responsible for all of the company’s communication and community products, reaching over 100M users. VP Marketing & Business Development at Bebo and part of the management team that negotiated its sales to Aol for $850M. Nominated for two BAFTA (British Oscar) awards. Winner of Apple’s Best of 2013 and a 2014 Webby Honoree.

Chadd Hunt

VP of Corporate Development
20 Year international business development veteran specializing in entertainment, sports and emerging technology. Board member and advisor to numerous start-ups.

Amanda Ferber

Director or Business Affairs
Previously Marketing Specialist at Simon & Schuster and Publishing Manager at Vanguard Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Graduated magna cum laude from New York University.

bMuse Operating Partners

Sandy Climan

Sandy Climan

Mr. Climan served as the founding head of CAA’s corporate practice and part of its senior management team for over 12 years. Advised Sony Corporation on its acquisition of Columbia Pictures, Matsushita Electric on its acquisition of MCA/Universal, Credit Lyonnais on its restructuring of MGM, Coca-Cola, NYNEX, Bell Atlantic, and other Fortune 500 Companies.  Mr. Climan represented talent including Robert De Niro, Robert Redford, Kevin Costner, Danny DeVito, and Michael Mann.

Erick Schonfeld

Technology journalist and executive producer of DEMO. Co-founder of Touchcast, a bMuse portfolio company. Former Editor in Chief of TechCrunch. Former Editor at Large for Business 2.0 magazine and a senior writer at Fortune

Charley Miller

Co-founder of Touchcast, Game designer, software producer, and user engagement strategist. Led the design and production of 3D iPhone experiences, training simulations, urban games, and tabletop games. Projects have included work for Hasbro, the New York City Office of Emergency Management, and the Center for Health and Learning.

Dr. Ayelet Segal

Head of Education
Dr. Segal has devoted the last 20 years exploring problems in the realm of Cognitive Psychology, Education and HCI both in academia and industry. She earned a Master and PhD in Cognitive Psychology, Education and Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC. She is the co-author of the book Theoretical foundations of student-centered learning environments. Ayelethas achieved international recognition and has been honored through international awards.
Josh Shabtai

Josh Shabtai

Was a Senior Creative Director at the JWT Agency. Founded Ketchum Public Relations’ social media practice, where architected Best Buy’s Geek Squad service. Winner of the Cannes Gold Lion and Gold Clio for “Band-Aid Magic Vision: Starring the Muppets” in 2012
Mark Piesanen

Mark Piesanen

20 years of media experience, including founding and operating businesses and consulting cable, broadcast and technology companies. Former Partnership Director at Google. Co-founded Arthur Andersen’s Digital Content consulting practice, and was previously an award-winning journalist and television producer with NBC and the CBC.
Paul Field

Paul Field

Joint third in command at the TheDaily Mail, Britain’s biggest newspaper; ran the Mail’s digital editions and led the development and launch of the Mail’s new paid-for app Mail Plus. Has been with the Mail since 2006, first as Executive Editor of The Mailon Sunday, then Editor in Chief of the Mail’s Irish operations in Dublin before returning to London as Associate Editor of the Daily Mail in 2010
Jim Spare

Jim Spare

Experienced in growing disruptive and entertainment-related tech businesses. Former CEO Canesta (Acq: MSFT), pioneer in 3D imaging now powering Xbox One Kinect. Previously at INBOXTV, Microsoft/WebTV, General Instrument/Motorola. MBA Dartmouth, B.S. EE North Carolina State Univ.
Chuck Kalmanek

Chuck Kalmanek

Former Head of world famous AT&T Research Labs. Experienced software leader with a track record including scaled, production systems, VoIP & video, databases & data analytics, web & enterprise Infrastructure. 44 Granted Patents, 50+ Published Papers. MSEE Columbia, MSCS NYU, BS Cornell Univ
Eric Pite

Eric Pite

Led Product for Tom Tom from $200M to $2.5B in revenue. Led Product at Sendo from $0 to $700M in revenue (Acq: Motorola). 10 Granted Patents. MBA London Business School, M.Sc. EE & CS Telecom ParisTech

Corrine Kohlmeyer-Hyman

An accomplished visual branding and design professional, Corrine serves as Design Director at bMuse. Prior to joining bMuse, she co-founded and was a principal at a boutique business strategy and branding firm. She has helped dozens of companies, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations develop their brands and position themselves.

bMuse Technical/Creative Studio Leadership

Dmitry Panin

Dmitry Panin

Leads the bMuse Ukraine team. Expert in Computer Graphics and one of the early developers on the iOS platform. Holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Zaporizhia National Technical University in the Ukraine
Igor Kosanovsky

Igor Kosanovsky

Leads the bMuse Ukraine multidisciplinary design team. User interface design expert and Engineer; studied at Zaporizhia State Engineering Academy
Abhijith Babu

Abhijith Babu

Leads the bMuse India team. Made several contributions to Jquery Plugins and many other open source platforms. Holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Cochin University of Science And Technology

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