SponsorHub is a platform and marketplace that enables brands to easily discover, manage and measure sponsorship opportunities ranging from events and venues to athletes, celebrities and digital sponsorships.
We connect brands with targeted audiences in an easy, fun and smarter way than ever before.
Co-Founder and CEO
Bob Johnston is Co-Founder and CEO of SponsorHub.
Over the past ten years, Bob has initiated and developed deep sponsorship relationships with over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies, including major deals with American Express, Coke, Microsoft, Google, AT&T and many others.
Bob has served in both the "buyer" and "seller" roles, implementing sponsorships from the buy-side while working as a marketing executive at Apple and from the sell-side while running the Executive Council and the New York Venture Capital Association.
He has also advised brands and agencies on their sponsorship, integrated marketing and experiential advertising strategies.
Bob is an active angel investor (Klout, TapAd and others) and is an advisor or mentor to the following organizations: Business Council for the United Nations (BCUN); Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator; Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards; American Express OPEN Advisory Council; IBM SmartCamp; NYU Stern School's Venture Mentor Program; and Columbia Business School's Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE).
VP, Strategic Alliances
Based on the west coast, Brian is responsible for brand and partner relations, implementing integrated sponsorship campaigns and industry partnerships. Over the past 20 years, Brian has developed sponsorship programs on behalf of Harvard Business School Publishing, Fast Company, Federated Media working with corporations such as Microsoft, IBM, American Express, Google, Adobe, and many more.
Co-Founder and CTO
Andrew is responsible for overseeing SponsorHub's platform, marketplace and other product offerings, including the Sponsor IQ ScoreTM, which is the first-ever algorithmic ratings system for the $50 billion dollar Sponsorship industry. Previously, Andrew was VP, Products at Kaleidoscope, a division of Interpublic Group (IPG), where he spearheaded the creation of IPG's SponsorScience product, a platform for evaluating and managing major sponsorships for Fortune 500 companies. He also oversaw the development of proprietary software as well as websites and applications used to underpin key campaigns for brands such as General Motors, Sprint and BMW. Andrew began his career in China where he spent five years building a digital marketing agency. Andrew is also a co-founder of the Agency-Startup Connect Meetup.
VP, Business Development
Most recently, Philip served for five years as the group Associate Publisher of lifestyle properties
Paper, Inked, Tokion and Surface magazines, where he was responsible for building comprehensive advertising and
sponsorship packages for Coachella, SxSW, Art Basel, New York's Fashion Week and Comic-Con.
Previously, Philip was the Advertising Director at Forbes, where he created event marketing solutions targeting America's most affluent communities for brands such as Hummer and Rolex.
Philip began his career in the action sports industry, working at Freeskier and Snowboard magazines. His first production was the Glen Plake Downhome Ski Tour, a sponsored bus tour visiting over 80 ski resorts across the country. He also developed sponsorship integration opportunities for global events such as ESPN's X-Games and the U.S. Open of Snowboarding, where he conceived and executed 360-degree integration programs for brands such as Under Armour, Toyota, Target, Motorola, American Express and Red Bull.
InvestorsOur investors include seasoned entrepreneurs as well as executives from Omnicom, Apple and the following:
Gerson Lehrman Grp.
Archibald Cox, Jr.
Founder & CEO
Founder & Chairman
SponsorHub helps us identify the best sponsorships to fit our marketing goals and budget and also provides awesome analytics to measure our ROI.
Director of Sales, Sprint