SVP of Global Sales, InfluencerDB
With a background stemming from entertainment marketing and talent procurement since 2011, Jonathan Chanti has become a leading advocate and trusted authority of influencer marketing technology.
In 2009 he graduated from Binghamton University with honors and landed a job as an assistant at Innovative Artists. Here he would work in the commercial division learning how to sell athletes, models, and actors to Fortune 500 companies as ambassadors and influencers. In 2011, Jonathan landed a role with the uber-exclusive agency Platinum Rye Entertainment. Throughout his career, at Platinum Rye, he opened the first office in Tel Aviv, staffed and developed Platinum Rye's casting division, played a key role in Wix and Viber's U.S. marketing strategy, and contributed to the strategy and execution of numerous global campaigns. Inadvertently Jonathan was preparing for and developing a strategy for his next professional move, a short 4 years later.
In July 2015, Jonathan saw the direction his industry was going and decided to join the leadership of a new influencer SAAS platform, HYPR Brands. Jonathan was responsible for recruiting, training, and managing the sales and customer success team. Under Jonathan's leadership for two years, the HYPR sales team had brought in and maintained over 100 Fortune 500 brands and 25 of the biggest advertising and PR agencies in the world. Jonathan provided crucial leadership and direction in pivoting HYPR Brands from an influencer marketplace to the discovery and analytics-driven platform it is today. Jonathan has been featured in publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, The New York Post, Ad Age, The Drum, and Digiday to name a few.