Steve Ellis is the EVP of ad strategy and business development at Viacom, responsible for working with the ad solutions team to transform the advertising business at the television and media conglomerate.
Prior to that, Mr. Ellis was the Founder and CEO of WHOSAY, the largest influencer marketer agency in the world, which Viacom acquired in Jan 2018. Mr. Ellis was also founder and CEO of Pump Audio, a U.S.-based music licensing company that represented independent artists and their music worldwide for placement in TV, advertising, video games and film. Pump Audio was acquired by Getty Images in June 2007.
Mr. Ellis attended the Wharton School of Business, where he earned a B.S.C. in economics and management.