Wicket Labs Leadership
Co-Founder & CEO
Marty Roberts is the CEO of Wicket Labs. He most recently served as co-CEO of thePlatform, a subsidiary of Comcast, and a leading video management company for major media and entertainment companies. Marty spent nine years at thePlatform, in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He also previously held marketing and product leadership roles at Giftcertificates.com and RealNetworks. A Seattle native, Marty spends most of his free time outdoors. When he’s not in the office, you’ll find him either on his mountain bike, snowboard, or fly fishing in the Pacific Northwest.
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Ian Blaine is the Chief Strategy Officer of Wicket Labs. A technology entrepreneur, he has most recently spent time as an advisor & board member to local startups. Prior to this he served as co-founder and CEO of thePlatform, a subsidiary of Comcast, where he also served as SVP in the Converged Products group. He previously held product management roles at Adobe, & NBC Internet. A Seattle native, Ian spends most of his free time with his family, enjoying the great outdoors. Boating in the San Juan Islands, hiking and skiing in the Cascades, and running/biking everywhere are favorite activities.
Co-Founder & VP, Product
Eric Knutson is Wicket Labs’ Vice President of Products. Eric previously served as Senior Director for Operations at digital music pioneer, Rhapsody. Prior to Rhapsody, he was a Principal at North Highland Worldwide Consulting, Sr. Associate at Point B, and he served as General Manager of RealNetworks’ Games division. A sports enthusiast, Eric spends his free time coaching his childrens’ soccer and baseball teams, in addition to running 8-10 miles a day!
VP, Product Engineering
Joey Lesh is Wicket Labs’ Vice President of Product Engineering. Previously, as Director for Program Management at thePlatform, a leading video platform, Joey served for over 9 years powering the next generation of TV experiences. Prior to thePlatform, he also held marketing and software development roles for PVA Inc. and Open Text Corporation.
Board & Advisors
Board Member, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group
Board Advisor, Technology Investor
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Board Advisor, Venture Capitalist & Entrepreneurship Professor
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