Co-Founder & CEO
In nearly a decade of work in the PR industry, Matt has secured placements in hundreds of media outlets from the Washington Post to The Independent to GQ. He built PR technology used by thousands of companies globally like KAYAK, LendingTree, and Universal Music Group. For his marketing work, VICE called him a “genius” and Business Insider a “vigilante.” Matt currently splits his time between Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY.
Co-Founder & COO
Aaron started his career as a cancer researcher at UC San Diego Health. After publishing his research in a top-tier scientific journal, he transitioned to tech and built technology platforms across multiple industries, including science, entertainment, and crypto. Before co-founding Bullpen, he built and operated a PR technology platform used by thousands of companies globally. Aaron currently lives in San Diego, CA.
Chief Marketing Officer
While attending University, Justin founded a DTC e-commerce company that was acquired by the co-founder of NASDAQ:TTWO. After the acquisition, Justin went on to lead demand generation and consult for a wide array of companies ranging from 7-figure SMBs, to high-growth tech unicorns, and Fortune 500s. When he’s not working, you can find Justin engaging in outdoor activities. Justin splits his time between Pittsburgh, PA and San Diego, CA.
Curator & Director of Operations
Ryan started his career in politics, advancing to a chief of staff role on Capitol Hill (the youngest chief of staff during his tenure). He’s worked with congressmen and presidential candidates; after politics he transitioned to the advertising industry and finally PR. He ran PR campaigns for the state of Tennessee, as well as Fortune 500 companies, musicians, award-winning directors and billion-dollar tech startups. Ryan currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Senior Account Executive
Gene began his Marketing career with Burger King after receiving an MBA from University of Miami. He has extensive experience in sales, digital marketing, search, web and app development, social media, ad tech, and retail. Motivated by his niece, as a volunteer nurse, during the height of the covid crisis, Gene began creation of a peer-to-peer chat app for the behavioral health of first responders. Gene has recently rebuilt a 100 year old Sears Roebuck catalog house. Gene currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA.