About Us

UberMedia provides the highest quality mobile data solutions trusted by businesses to creatively solve their persistent challenges. The company’s diverse suite of products process billions of social, demographic, and location signals daily for Fortune 500 companies across retail, automotive, and entertainment to better understand and influence modern consumers with the most accurate business decision science. Recognized as a pioneer in targeted mobile advertising, UberMedia was listed as Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies,” The Wall Street Journal’s Top “50 Startups,” Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America,” and as one of Advertising Age’s “Best Places to Work.” UberMedia is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Executive Team

Gladys Kong

Gladys Kong

Chief Executive Officer

Gladys Kong is an award-winning expert in mobile technology and data solutions. An entrepreneur and founder of multiple tech companies, she holds numerous patents in the mobile technology space. Gladys has been recognized for her work in digital mobile innovation by Business Insider and Mobile Marketer.

John Faieta

John Faieta

Chief Financial Officer

John has over fifteen years of experience with Idealab and other venture capital backed start-ups and is responsible for the financial integrity of the company while supporting the development and execution of company initiatives.

Michael Hayes

Michael Hayes

Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer

Prior to joining UberMedia, Michael was president of digital communications at Initiative, where he was responsible for worldwide strategy and oversight of digital, serving clients such as Hyundai-Kia, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, MillerCoors, LionsGate, Best Western and TurboTax.

Eric Aledort

Eric Aledort

Chief Business Development Officer

Eric joins UberMedia from Yahoo! where he most recently served as VP, head of media for the global partnerships group, overseeing all strategic partnerships with content providers, commerce partners, resellers, production companies and other media partners.

Michael Radford

Michael Radford

Chief Technology Officer

Michael is a software architect with over 20 years of experience, with a focus on online advertising, machine learning and optimization, and building scalable distributed systems.

Kerry Pearce

Kerry Pearce

Senior Vice President of Product

Kerry has over 14 years of experience in product development. Kerry came to UberMedia in 2011 from Mixx where she worked as VP of Product Development. Prior to that she was the VP of Social Media Products at AOL where she helped launch both AOL 8.0 and 9.0.

Jayson Ayers

Jayson Ayers

Senior VP of Mobile Partnerships

Jayson joined Ubermedia in 2011 from OneRiot where he was the VP of Sales & Business Development. Prior to that he worked as the VP of Marketing & Customer Acquisition at StillSecure and was a Founder of Boulder Interactive, which was acquired by a Colorado-based Venture Capital firm.

Board of Directors

  • Allen Morgan

    Allen has spent more than 35 years counseling entrepreneurs throughout the startup process, first as a well-known Silicon Valley lawyer and, between 1999 and 2009, as a Managing Director at Mayfield. Since 2009, Mr. Morgan has been an active angel investor in his personal capacity and a Venture Adviser at Mayfield.

  • Gladys Kong

    Gladys is dedicated to innovating and developing new ideas within technology startups. Since joining UberMedia in 2012, Gladys has been responsible for pivoting UberMedia from a social media app developer to a leading mobile location data and technology company.

  • Tige Savage

    Tige has been named one of Washington, D.C. area’s 100 “Tech Titans,” the 2013 Financier of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and is a “Power Player in Digital Media.” He serves, or has served on, the boards of many Revolution portfolio companies.

  • Richard Wolpert

    Richard is a pioneer in the fields of technology, consumer digital media and entertainment for more than 25 years. He has extensive experience as an executive, entrepreneur and as an investor. He has invested in more than 30 companies, a large percentage of which have had successful exits or continue on as successful companies.

  • Jack H. Wyant

    Jack founded Blue Chip in 1990, the first institutional VC firm in its Midwest geographical region, and among the first in the VC industry to be built on the consumer marketing principles and disciplines of brand management as employed by the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G). P&G developed the first brand management system, and is the world’s largest advertiser.


  • Idealab

    Creator of over 75 companies since 1996, including GoTo/Overture, CitySearch, eToys, Picasa, NetZero and eSolar.

  • Accel Partners

    Leading venture capital firm dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs who possess the unique insight to define new categories and build world-class companies.

  • Comcast Ventures

    Comcast Ventures is the venture capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation. It consists of the recently combined Comcast Interactive Capital and NBCUniversal Peacock Equity Fund and has a portfolio valued at 750 million under management.

  • Index Ventures

    Noted early-stage investors in such companies as Skype, last.fm, MyHeritage, and Playfish, among more than 100 others.

  • Revolution

    Founded by Steve Case (AOL founder), investor in ZipCar, LivingSocial, Everyday Health and other companies.

  • First Round

    Early stage investor in such companies as Mint, StumbleUpon, and CoTweet, among many others.


  • Betaworks

    Early investor in Twitter, TweetDeck and Bit.ly along with many other companies in social and new media.

  • Jason Calacanis

    Noted internet entrepreneur and blogger. Founded Silicon Alley Reporter, journal of record chronicling the New York Internet scene in the 1990s. Founder of Mahalo.com.

  • Jeff Jarvis

    Author of What Would Google Do? and founder of BuzzMachine, where he blogs about media and news.

  • DLD Ventures

    The investment arm of Burda Digital. Burda Digital is one of the leading European Internet companies with investments in over 50 digital media businesses.