—Revolt, the music network launched last October, has hired six sales executives.
Michael Roche joins as senior vice president of ad sales,
coming to Revolt after spending 10-plus years with Fuse and MuchMusic,
most recently as vice president of advertising. Julie Pinkwater
joins as vice president of client development with responsibilities
that include deepening client relationships within key
Millennial-focused ad categories. New ad sales team members also include
account executives Aaron Woods, Henry Villa III, Matthew Colban, and Alexander
Aaron Woods, Henry Villa III, Matthew Colban and Alexander Hunter join as sales execs.
Prior to Revolt, Woods held
sales and business development roles within The Walt Disney Co.
Disney Interactive digital and mobile publishing group, driving
strategic relationships with blue-chip accounts. Aaron brings with him
experience in interactive digital media and in-depth knowledge of
digital sales and marketing. Woods is a graduate of the College of the Holy
Cross in Worcester, MASS.
Villa III is a seven-year veteran of the ad sales
business in the Midwest. Throughout a career started at A+E Television
Networks (where he developed his love of sales), Villa has formed strong
and trusting client relationships. He spent the last six years working
for the Cooking Channel and the Food Network covering the Chicago and Minneapolis
markets and was instrumental in helping his Food Network team grow their
revenue by +20 percent. Villa III graduated from DePaul University in Chicago.
Colban was at Fuse,
where he was responsible for growing revenue through strategic
partnerships across the linear channel, website, out-of-home properties,
and on-site activations. Prior to Fuse, he
worked at MTV Networks
as well as several New York-based Media Agencies. His
role at Revolt is to drive advertising revenue by delivering his clients
with innovative music based sponsorship opportunities. Matt Colban is a graduate of Gettysburg
Hunter's professional career began with help launching
TVOne. Prior to Revolt, Hunter worked at MediaVest, PHD and NBCUniversal
(New York & Chicago). While at NBCUniversal, Hunter played an intricate
role in the success of brands such as Bravo, Oxygen, USA
and SYFY. His role at Revolt is focused on strengthening the
growth of Revolt's media partnerships across multiple ad supporting
platforms. Hunter is a graduate of Fordham University's Gabelli School of
Launched in broadcast in October 2013, Revolt is available on Time Warner
Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including
New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and D.C..