The Board

Michael Seiman

Michael Seiman

Chairman, Board of Directors

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David Zapletal

David Zapletal

Member, Board of Directors

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Keith 'Kappy' Kaplan

Keith 'Kappy' Kaplan

Member, Board of Directors

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Donna Speciale

Donna Speciale

Member, Board of Directors

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Matthew Fanelli

Matthew Fanelli

Member, Board of Directors

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Robert F. Hussey

Robert F. Hussey

Member, Board of Directors

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Michael Seiman

Chairman, Board of Directors

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David Zapletal

Member, Board of Directors

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Keith ‘Kappy’ Kaplan

Member, Board of Directors

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Donna Speciale

Member, Board of Directors

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Matthew Fanelli

Member, Board of Directors

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Robert F. Hussey

Member, Board of Directors

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Mike Seiman

Mike Seiman is the CEO & Chairman of Digital Remedy, a digital media solutions company leading the tech enabled marketing space he co-founded while still a college student at Hofstra University in the early 2000s. The company has grown quickly and is now a major player within the crowded digital advertising landscape. The rapid growth of Digital Remedy, formerly CPXi led to its inclusion on Inc. Magazine’s list of fastest growing privately held advertising/marketing companies in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014. Mike was selected as a semi-finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year initiative in 2010 and 2013 and as a finalist in 2009 and 2014. In his free time, Mike serves on the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Hofstra University. He also focuses on numerous philanthropic initiatives including sitting on the boards of the H.E.S. (Hebrew Educational Society non-profit community center) and Children International, where he spearheaded the development of community centers in both Guayaquil, Ecuador in 2010 and Barranquilla, Colombia in 2014.

David Zapletal

Before graduating in 2005 with degrees in Retail and Consumer Science (with an emphasis in eCommerce) and a Minor in Public Business Administration at the University of Arizona, David Zapletal had already successfully grown a start up ad network from serving an initial 1 million impressions per day to over 10 million impressions per day. It was his deep understanding of internet advertising during the industry’s beginning stages that led him to another start up at the time, CPXi. More than 8 years that have passed and Zapletal currently serves as Chief Innovation & Media Officer for Digital Remedy. In that role he continues to help grow and implement optimization tactics across various ad serving platforms, oversee daily operations of the account management and trafficking groups and maximizes ROI for Direct Response advertisers as well as for Publishers. Outside of Digital Remedy, Zapletal commits his efforts to an organization called Camp Dream Street, a camping program for children with disabilities, where he serves on the Board of Directors.

Robert F. Hussey

Bob is a seasoned financial, marketing and operations executive in sectors including packaged goods, financial services and advertising. In recent years, Bob has focused on advising private equity and institutional investors in these industries and in special situations. Among his accomplishments are the founding, NASDAQ IPO and ultimate sale to News Corp (1991) of POP Radio Corp, which, under Bob’s leadership, became the country’s largest direct broadcast satellite (DBS) network. Bob received his MBA from George Washington University and currently serves on the Board of Regents of Georgetown University, where he received his undergraduate degree.

Matthew Fanelli

Matthew Fanelli is Senior Vice President, Digital, at MNI Targeted Media Inc., a Time Inc. company, and its three business units, Targeted Media Health, MNI, and Harpoon. A recognized leader in online advertising strategy and management with more than 15 years of experience, Matt played a significant role in the development of MNI’s big data solution, Omnipoint, our proprietary market-collection and media-performance analysis tool. He leads a team responsible for the daily operation of all of our digital business, including ad strategy and analysis, media planning and buying, and campaign reporting and optimization. Improving the systems and processes needed to make MNI an all-encompassing resource for advertisers is among Matt’s foremost priorities at the company. Matt’s past experience includes Online Advertising Director at Gannett and Regional Sales Manager at tradeout.com Matt is involved with numerous industry affiliates, including Media Buyers/Planners Network, Automotive Digital Marketing, Revedia Group, Online Advertising Professionals, and the IAB. Matt earned his degree in Mass Communications from Iona College and resides in Bronxville, NY.

Keith ‘Kappy’ Kaplan

Kappy is the former Global President of Monetization for King Entertainment, a division of Activision Blizzard, where he oversaw the global expansion of the company’s revenue by focusing on the growth and development of strategic accounts, agencies, and partnerships. Kaplan brings 20 years of experience and leadership in effectively communicating brand and product offerings to a global audience. He held positions at Yahoo as Head of Revenue for Genome and Head of Global Agency & Client Development. Before that, he was the President and Chief Revenue Officer of Interclick and President of Adconion Media group in North America, which was acquired by Amobee. Earlier in his career, Kaplan served in senior roles at MaxWorldwide, Inc., MetroLights Outdoor media, L90 Interactive, CBS Outdoor, Paramount Pictures, and Cablevision Sports.

Donna Speciale

Donna Speciale is president of Turner Ad Sales, where she oversees all advertising revenue for the company’s domestic entertainment, news, and kids multi-media brands. With her more than 20 years of experience on the media agency side, Speciale came to Turner from MediaVest Worldwide, where she served as president, Investment & Activation and Agency Operations. Speciale is well-known for driving innovation in the marketplace and has received numerous industry recognitions, while her teams and the companies she has represented have received countless honors.  Most recently, she was featured within the Top 10 of the 2016 Adweek “Most Indispensable Executives,” a list she has consistently been recognized by since joining Turner. She has also been honored by Broadcasting & Cable for their 2015 “Hall of Fame” and named as a Multichannel News “Wonder Woman” (2013), Advertising Age “Top Women in Advertising” (2012), CableFAX “100” and “Most Powerful Women” (2012-16), Television Week “TV Buyer of the Year” (2006), MediaWeek “All Star” (2003), and Advertising Age “Woman to Watch” (2001). She has thrice been honored by Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) as an “Advertising Woman of the Year” and received both their “Impact Award” and “Working Woman Award.” Speciale was honored in 2014 as a recipient of the “Reisenbach Award for Distinguished Citizenship” by the John A. Reisenbach Foundation.