Darren Olive EVP, National Ad Sales and Strategy Crackle Plus
Darren Olive has been with Crackle Plus (a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment company) for the last 8 years, and leads a national team as EVP, National Ad Sales and Strategy. Darren and his team sell media and sponsorships for their leading owned and operated ad-supported OTT networks Crackle and Popcornflix. In addition, they hold sales rights for a growing portfolio of premium streaming services including FUNimation, Crunchyroll, Plex, etc., combining to create one of the largest at-scale inventory sources for long-form OTT video.
Darren has spent the better part of his 20+ year career helping media companies like Discovery Networks, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation build out their digital and OTT video sales organizations, sales strategy, and most importantly, revenue.