About Leaf Group
Leaf Group Ltd. is a diversified consumer internet company that builds enduring, creator-driven brands that reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories, including art and design (Saatchi Art), fitness and wellness (Livestrong.com), home and décor (Society6 and Hunker).
Our mission is to build platforms across our media and marketplace properties to enable communities of creators to reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories, while also helping advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers.
Chief Executive Officer
Sean serves as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Leaf Group. Sean was previously the CEO of Saatchi Art, which Leaf Group acquired in August 2014, and the President and CEO of Ticketmaster, where he also served on the board of directors. Sean held positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure at Ticketmaster, including EVP, Technology and Chief Operating Officer. Sean has also served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Mayfield Fund and he began his executive experience as EVP, Technology at Citysearch.
Sean sits on several private company boards of directors, including Eventbrite and TuneIn. Sean is also actively involved in non-profit work with CoachArt and the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Sean received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and attended graduate school at Boston University and the University of South Carolina.
Chief Financial Officer
Jantoon Reigersman is the Chief Financial Officer for Leaf Group. Most recently, Jantoon was the CFO of Ogin Inc., a disruptive wind technology company backed by high profile investors including Kleiner Perkins and Goldman Sachs. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs in the fixed income division where he was an investor and member of the European special situations group. He started his career at Morgan Stanley as an investment banker in their mergers and acquisitions team in London. Jantoon earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Business Administration as well as his Master in International Management by CEMS at Rotterdam School of Management and HEC, Paris, respectively, and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School's GMP15 (General Management Program).
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Technology Officer
Brian Pike joined Leaf Group in 2014 and he currently serves as its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Leaf Group, Brian was CTO at Rubicon Project, where he led the engineering organization through rapid growth and a successful IPO. Before that, Brian was CTO at Ticketmaster where he led efforts to transform an established retailer and service company into a modern ecommerce retailer. Brian has an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.
Dion Camp Sanders
Dion Camp Sanders is the Executive Vice President, Marketplaces for Leaf Group. He joined the company in 2016 bringing over 16 years of experience as a senior executive in GM, strategy, and business development to this role. Most recently, Dion served as Vice President, Emerging Businesses within the Labs Group at The Walt Disney Company, where he helped lead an innovation team responsible for conceiving, incubating, and bringing new start-up businesses to market. Prior to Disney, Dion was Founder and CEO of Pacific Edison, a renewable energy firm that developed solar projects. Dion also served as Senior Vice President, New Media at Datalogix, which was subsequently acquired by Oracle, and he spent five years at Ticketmaster/IAC in various business development and strategy positions. Dion attended Stanford University and earned a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He also earned a JD from the Pepperdine School of Law and an MBA from the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business & Management. Dion serves on the board of directors of The Growing Place, a non-profit preschool and early childhood education center in Santa Monica, CA.
EVP & General Counsel
Adam Wergeles is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Leaf Group. Most recently, Adam served as Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, and General Counsel for Serviz, Inc., a technology start-up that connects consumers with home service professionals. Previously, he spent seven years as the Chief Legal Officer at ReachLocal, where he was instrumental in ReachLocal’s IPO and its rapid domestic and international expansion. Adam holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College.
EVP, Corporate Development
Tawn Albright is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for Leaf Group. He joined the company in 2015. Prior to joining Leaf Group, Tawn was CEO and founding partner of the award-winning digital marketing agency, Rockhouse Partners. Following the sale of Rockhouse to Etix, Tawn served as Executive Vice President for Etix, leading the integration of the two companies. Tawn has more than twenty years of experience managing growth initiatives for companies that include Ticketmaster/IAC, The Coca-Cola Company and Cox Communications. He is trilingual (English, Spanish, French), enjoys backpacking, ultimate frisbee, big skies and music. He’s a graduate from the University of Arizona with a double degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship and earned his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Jill Angel joined Leaf Group in 2014, bringing with her more than 15 years of leadership experience for fast-growing companies including large organizations and startups. Prior to working at Leaf Group, Jill served as VP Operations at Saatchi Art where she headed up people management, logistics, fulfillment, and customer service. Before joining Saatchi Art, Jill built and led teams at Cocodot, Swirl by DailyCandy, and GSI Commerce.