Carey formerly served as the Vice President of Thunder TV, the internet television division of Thunder Studios. In the past he has also been the Director of Alumni Membership for Tech Ranch Austin as well as the event organizer for the Austin YouTube Partner monthly meetups. Prior to his role at MBS, Inc. and his career as a video game developer and journalist, Carey served in the US Army for 5 years, including one tour of duty during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Carey is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Akim A. Anastopoulo is a partner in Anastopoulo Law Firm, LLC, based in Charleston. He specializes in personal injury, automobile accidents and injuries, premises liability, and products liability. He has litigation experience in civil, criminal, class action and state and federal appeals cases. Anastopoulo has been practicing law in the Charleston, South Carolina area for 20 years.
Akim also played the starring role of judge on National Lampoon’s syndicated court show, Eye for an Eye, from 2003 through 2009.
Christopher W. Yan has spent more than a decade producing, acquiring and distributing content for major Hollywood studios as well as pioneering deals in the digital frontier. His earlier work in the film industry led to highly successful box office hits (The Saw Franchise) as well as award winning and critically acclaimed films (Crash, Academy Award for Best Picture 2006). Transitioning from the studios, Christopher turned his attention to the burgeoning world of digital business development and forged content deals with online distribution companies that soon became international brands. This latest phase of his career has brought Christopher to the start up world of online distribution where he became the first ever executive to simultaneously negotiate and close deals with the largest media companies in the movie, music, books and game content verticals. If there is a content deal being made, he’s closed it. Currently, Christopher has joined the talented team at Zenither as the Head of Entertainment Content where they are working to create and deliver the next stage of video distribution.
Eric Perez is the Director of Business Development for MBS, INC. Previously, Eric Perez spent two years working with influencers managing their social media brands and providing hands-on consultation for their revenue streams as a talent manager for Screenwave Media, a YouTube MCN. He graduated Magna Cum Laude at Texas A&M University – San Antonio with a degree in English, where he also worked as a Special Events Coordinator Assistant for the University Communications department.
Max Pekcan has worked in Satellite PayTV and IPTV industries since 1998. He has owned and managed several corporations in this field. He is married and has two sons. He is an avid sailor and Jazz aficionado.