We are the New Face of Entertainment Tech
ABOUT BRANDWOOD GLOBAL
Brand Placement Marketplace & Brandingo First Screen Mobile Experience
Brandwood Global is the industry leading 360-degree SaaS solution for global brand and product placement deals with direct purchase by audiences to track ROI across all entertainment platforms without interruptions.
- Brandwood Marketplace connects filmmakers, producers, gamers, sports, entertainment, and live events to brands and products for brand placements and sponsorships.
- Brands and Agents can create media plans across multiple entertainment platforms for hyper-directed campaigns.
- Content Creators never need to figure out which brand to approach as all matches are organic to their needs using our “Placement Valuation Algorithm" to ensure precise matches.
- All legal and financial aspects are handled by us to save time and money.
- Our exclusive “Brand Gap Financing" allows brand equity to go towards production budgets. Learn More
- Brandingo allows your product to be purchased directly from any entertainment platform (Streaming TV, Film, Live Events, Sports, Social Media).
- Increase your social engagement through Brandingo by connecting your social media to audience gamification tools to increase sales and buzz.
- Integrate celebrity influencers to specialized content with moderated chats for greater fan engagement. We offer celebrity-moderated chat events to coincide with content and events. Schedule a demo today.
Decades of experience from all aspects of entertainment.
Brandwood Global, Inc. is a California corporation founded in 2014. Its mission has been to create innovative software to solve difficult and out-dated process in the fields of Media and Entertainment Business. Co-founded by Stephanie Weier and Larry Weier, both industry studio veterans with over 40 years experience doing branding, product placement, and rights permissions. Our philosophy is that vision, imagination and creative thinking will unlock the doors to innovation every time.
Co-Founder / CEO
Brandwood Global CEO and founder Stephanie Weier is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, and author. In 2001, she founded The Domain Group Inc., an entertainment industry research, branding and placement company, which has executed more than 5,000 product placement and branding deals. She has worked on major feature films including Terminator 2, Crazy Stupid Love, That Awkward Moment and The Social Network. Weier hold a degree in Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw from Concord Law University, and a Master’s degree in education.
Co-Founder / President
Founder and COO Larry Weier is a former vice-president of production at Universal Pictures, who supervised the permission, research, product placement and branding divisions of the company for more than 25 years. He has worked on major feature films including; E.T., Jurassic Park, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Despicable Me, Bridesmaids, For the Love of the Game, Friday Night Lights and Meet the Fockers. He holds a PhD in anthropology from UCLA and a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art.
Raymond (Ray) McKenzie is the COO of Brandwood Global Inc. With more than 17 years of experience as a senior management executive and consultant leading global organizations ranging from small businesses, startups, and large enterprises. Ray has held various senior executive positions with companies such as Verisign, Neustar, State Farm Insurance, TeleSign, UltraDNS and has served in an advisory role for several start-up companies in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC.
Partner / CSO
Brandwood CSO, Business/Product, Eric Speier has 28 years experience in the entertainment industry in Music, Film/TV and Video Games. Eric has lead teams on projects for companies like Fox Sports, EA, and Guthy Renker. As both an award winning composer and consultant with companies that include, Sony, NBC/Universal, ABC, Fox, Atari, Paramount, and Marvel Studios, Eric utilizes his strengths forging product and business paths as well as team leadership. Eric sits on the board of directors for the IEA and serves on its new technologies committee.
Partner / CCO
With over 20 years of experience in the video game and toy industries. Mike’s affiliations include Activision Blizzard, Mattel, Spin Master, Jakks Pacific, Squaresoft, and EA. Skilled in all aspects of production: team building, design, P&L creation, creative direction, and business negotiating, Mike utilizes his experience to stay on top of consumer trends for purposes of digital integration and consumer products.
Partner / CTO
Ben Spees has 25 years experience in software development. An innovative programmer and designer since his teenage years, Ben tackles both technical and creative challenges with equal relish. His range of experience has covered nearly every aspect of technical development, resulting in a roster of successful projects, ranging from small-scale indie apps to AAA game development, as well as website and server back-end development.
East Coast EVP of Sales
Todd Bulgarino co-founded Solutions Management Group in 1996 and later founded techoptions in 2001. Both enterprises provide business-to-business technology solutions. Successful implementations included General Electric, Wells Fargo, TRW, Deutsche Bank, TDS, U.S. Cellular, HGTV, YUM! In 2011, Bulgarino joined DPG as EVP and is currently CSO for the LA based start-up, Brandwood Global. In this leadership position, he collaborates on product development, application testing, education, and solution adoption.
Director of Sales
Barry Marrone is Brandwood Global Director of Sales, an accomplished leader for Asia sourcing of multi-million dollar corporations and start-ups. For more than 20 years, Barry has perfected product ideation, sales development and financial management. Barry has closed deals and acquired clients with enterprises such as; WalMart, Target, Kohls, Babies r Us, Nordstrom’s, BB&B, Burlington Coat, Seventh Avenue, and he also ventured into e-commerce business and closed deals with Amazon, Zuilly, Wayfair, Groupon, and Quest Products.
Accounting, marketing and sales assitance
Elianne Boutros is Brandwood Global’s Office Manager, with Human Resources and Accounting responsibilities. She is responsible for creating and implementing procedures, and overlooking the Human Resources department. Prior to Brandwood Global, she worked at SBDC hosted by COC as an Office Administrator for three years; managing three offices in different locations while obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from CSUN. In addition, she holds an Associate Degree in Accounting from COC, and a Human Resources Certificate.
Isabel Ameli has been working with Brandwood Global since September 2017. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from California State University, Northridge. As an expert with years of customer success; she is a strategist who facilitates communication, and inspires creative thinking. She is a down-to- earth explorer, who enjoys the outdoors.”
Chirag Parmar is a Top Rated Freelancer on Upwork, Lead Software Developer & Co-Founder of Cosmonaut Technologies. Chirag has seven plus years of experience in the Software Development industry and other Technologies. Chirag builds sustainable, repeatable, and scalable software by using tools of version control for development. Lastly he implements and incorporates various types of social media and marketing triggers into a software to assist companies in reaching various sales milestones.
Senior Clearance Analyst
Lydia Parsons has been with The Domain Group Inc. since 2016. Lydia has taken the title of Senior Clearance Analyst and is able to create reports and execute research with precision, looking through all available sources so our clients get the most current information. Lydia obtained her Fine Arts degree in Sculpture. Lastly, in her spare time she enjoys coffee shop hopping and tasting the house special brews.
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