Meet the team

We believe the future of advertising is in content created by people

Mike Schmidt


Navied Shoushtarian


Chris Barnes

Matt Schmidt

Our mission is to apply trust to the world of influencer marketing. With a strong focus on engineering, our team is driven to give brands the best tools they need to discover, manage and optimize their influencer relationships and campaigns. While we continue to build, our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the creator economy. The Dovetale team previously built and sold to Beatport and have worked with Beatport, Tilt, Strikingly and WeHeartIt.

Backed by leading investors.

Expa is a fund with backers that include Garrett Camp (founder of Stumbleupon & Uber), Naveen Selvadurai (Foursquare co-founder), Hooman Radfar (founder of AddThis), Milun Tesovic (founder of Metrolyrics), Roberto Sanabria (Google, Linkedin), Vítor Lourenço (Twitter designer, co-founder of Envoy), TPG founder David Bonderman, Li Ka-Shing & Solina Chau, Google board member Ram Shriram, RIT Capital Partners, Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson, HP CEO Meg Whitman, Ace & Company, Kees Koolen & SV Angel.