Ryan Steelberg is the President of Veritone and brings nearly 20 years of executive management experience in technology, marketing, business development and sales. He is considered one of the foremost experts in digital and online advertising. Since 1996, he and his brother Chad have raised more than $180 million in equity financing, managed 400+ employees and created in excess of $3 billion in shareholder value, through the successful founding, management, and liquidation of several industry leading companies, including dMarc Broadcasting (sold to Google in 2006), 2CAN Media (sold to CMGI in 1999), and AdForce (IPO in 1999). The Steelberg brothers are listed as inventors on 51 issued patents. Named by the Orange County Business Journal as two of the county's "50 Most Influential Business People," Ryan and Chad were finalists for Ernst & Young's "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2000. In 2006, Ryan and Chad Steelberg were named two of the "50 Most Powerful People in Radio" by Radio Ink Magazine. Most recently, Ryan was named a recipient of the 2009 Sports Business Journal's Forty under 40 Awards.