Jorge Luis Soto
Co-Founder and CEO
Prior to launching FirstCut, Jorge was Head of Inside Sales for Twitter’s MoPub team, a serial entrepreneur with over 14 years of sales, marketing, and product development experience.
Tomas De Matteis
Co-Founder, Engineering & Production Lead
Prior to co-founding FirstCut Tomas co-founded Sotoventures Media in San Francisco and Fusion Films in Madrid, Spain. He has over 15 years of expertise in video production, film making, and all things A/V. He is also full stack developer and engineering lead at #FirstCut.
Max Altschuler is the CEO of Sales Hacker Inc, and author of the book Hacking Sales. He’s also an avid investor and advisor in companies he can help engage with B2B customers.
Prior to joining FirstCut’s advisory board, Jim was CEO at MoPub, which sold to Twitter in 2013 for $400 million plus. Jim is currently investing in startups and advising adtech and SaaS companies.
Mehdi Ait Oufkir
Prior to joining FirstCut’s advisory board, Medhi was Head of CRM Product & Technology at WalMart eCommerce and co-founder & CTO at Punchtab, which sold to Walmart in 2015.
Aslam and Jorge have been working together for over 6 years and previously Co-founded Angelpad incubator sales tech startup Feedgen. Aslam oversees all our front-end design and development to ensure that FirstCut’s UI/UX is as flexible as possible.
John Pelly has the unique ability to uses technology and engineering to understand powerful finance models and trends. He’s been a Associate at Highbridge Capital Management in NYC, and spent most of his career as a software engineer for companies like Google, Pivotal Labs, McAfee, and was top of his class in computer science at MIT.
Matt joined FirstCut’s advisory board as a technology product expert. He is currently Co-founder and CEO at San Francisco, CA based Bitmatica and travels the world teaching corporations how to be more agile and innovative.
Prior to joining FirstCut, Alexander worked as Program Coordinator at Youth ALIVE, a violence prevention program in Oakland, CA. Before that he was in customer success at LendingTree.com and after working at CBS Radio in production.
Pedro De Matteis
Pedro is a post-production and audio engineering wizard who loves bringing our customer’s stories to life. He’s also been an audio engineer for over two decades, loves to make music with his wonderful wife, and tours the Americas producing music.
Maria Teresa Soto-Aranaz
Accounting and Finance
Maria aka “Maite” heads up FirstCut’s accounting and finances. She’s also an amazing visual artist who has created art ranging from oil painting to sculpturing. In Maite’s free time she is highly engaged is the esoteric sciences, human spirituality, and music.
Visual Communication Designer
Felipe is an animation 3D and mograph maniac with passion for illustration, UX/UI design, and all things visual design and communications. He focuses on the digital media space and also loves helping brands optimize for video marketing.
Community and Sales Operations
Trina supports FirstCut’s sales and videographer operations efforts. She’s a proud mother, wife and freelance entrepreneur. Trina’s fluent English and Tagalog and has over 2 years of lead development and data management experience.
Jarel supports FirstCut’s sales operations efforts. He’s a proud father and freelance entrepreneur. Jarel speaks Tagalog fluently and is conversational in English. Jarel has years of lead development and data management experience.
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