Rally Leadership Team
Check out Rally's senior leadership team.
Bremner Morris, CEO
An industry thought-leader and innovator in the creator economy space, Bremner Morris is CEO of Rally where he is responsible for driving the awareness and adoption of Rally in the creator, fan and crypto communities. Previously, he served as the community appointed CMO/CRO for the $RLY project overseeing all go-to-market initiatives.
Prior to joining Rally, Bremner worked for Patreon for 3.5 years where he oversaw the development of Patreon's go-to-market organization. Bremner was the initial GTM hire within the business and served as the Head of Go-to-Market and Revenue at Patreon. During his time there he built out a team of 45 people across creator partnerships, marketing and creator success and drove significant creator adoption and monetization on Patreon's platform. Additionally, Bremner directly oversaw Patreon's international expansion and built out the go-to-market team in Berlin and London.
Prior to working at Patreon, Bremner led business development, channel partnerships and customer success at AppDirect, an enterprise-SaaS marketplace. Bremner started his career in investment banking and studied financial economics and government at Claremont McKenna.
Nick Millman, VP, Creator Partnerships
As Vice President, Creator Partnerships at Rally, Nick focuses on creator acquisition and helping expand Rally into new and diverse verticals and creator niches.
Prior to joining Rally, Nick was the COO and founding member at BratTV, one of the preeminent Gen-Z entertainment companies. Nick helped grow BratTV into a digital media powerhouse with billions of views, millions of fans, and a $30m revenue run rate.
Nick was formerly the Global Director of Creator Partnerships at Twitter, managing a large global team responsible for all of Twitter's creator relationships and business lines. Nick was also part of the founding team at Niche, one of the first technology platforms designed to help creators and influencers thrive and monetize on Instagram, Vine, Twitter and Snap (Niche was acquired by Twitter in 2015).
Nick started his career as a corporate lawyer, is a long-time crypto enthusiast and strong believer in decentralizing broken legacy systems.
Kurt Patat, Global Head of Communications
A seasoned media and technology communications leader, Kurt Patat is Global Head of Communications for Rally. In this role, he serves as both a key spokesperson and media contact while leading the strategy and execution of corporate communications, media relations, and social media.
Prior to joining Rally, Kurt was YouTube’s Global Head of Consumer and Entertainment Communications. For nearly a decade, he led several teams across Viacom as Senior Vice President/Head of Communications for Paramount Network and CMT, as well as Vice President of Communications for MTV and Logo. He also served as AOL Head of Consumer Communications.
Kurt has an affinity for the blockchain landscape and has helped build trust in the network for creators, athletes, celebrities, and their fans through strong and compelling press and community outreach.
Chris Fortier, VP, Product
Chris is Rally’s Vice President of Product and leads a team of product managers, designers and analysts overseeing Rally’s capabilities, strategic direction and user experience. Chris drives both the creator and fan experience of Rally by directing his internal engineering teams and supporting the Rally developer ecosystem.
Before joining Rally, Chris worked on Music for Twitch, the leading live streaming service for creators. He oversaw the development of numerous creator-centric products for Twitch. His most recent project was leading Soundtrack by Twitch, a source of rights-cleared music for streamers that quickly delivered millions of hours of music to the service each week. Chris was the first product hire for the Music vertical and supported musicians on Twitch as they tripled their share of video consumed and quintupled their share of revenue.
Prior to Twitch, Chris spent several years in the games industry at Electronic Arts (Maxis) where he shipped the award winning The Sims Mobile as well as time with TapZen (a successful exit to Kabam) and Zynga. Finally, Chris is a Chartered Financial Analyst who also comes with an extensive background in finance with years in private equity, mezzanine lending and portfolio management.
Stephanie Pereira, VP, Creator Success
Stephanie Pereira is VP of Creator Success at Rally and a community engagement expert with more than 15 years of experience working at the intersection of arts, tech and business. Before joining Rally, Stephanie served as Director of New Museum's NEW INC. There, she co-founded the museum-led incubator’s Extended Reality (XR) accelerator, ONX Studio. Prior to that, she was a senior leader at Kickstarter where she worked for over six years, first as the inaugural Director of Arts, and ultimately as Director of Creator Engagement where she oversaw strategic growth and management of a global community of over 100K people. Stephanie has an MA in Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BFA in Visual Arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
Michelle Vautier, Head of Payments & Platform Partnerships
Michelle Vautier is Head of Payments & Platform Partnerships at Rally focusing on driving creator-led commerce, value creation and expanding Rally into the payments space in service of Creators and their economies. Prior to joining Rally, Michelle has 14+ years of Global Payments experience focusing on opening markets and solving hard problems. Most recently was the GM and VP of Payments at Appfolio Inc. Prior to that she led Payments and Global expansion at Patreon, Facebook, Mastercard and Netflix. In addition was the Co-founder and CRO of dLocal; a payments service provider in LatAm and emerging markets. Michelle started her career in economic development, became a huge payments nerd and is a strong advocate for financial inclusion and creating a world without financial borders.
Carol Chen, VP, Engineering
Carol is VP of Engineering at Rally. She has been working on Software development for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Rally, she led the engineering team of Platform Ads and Content Ingestion in Pandora music. She also has extensive experience working in e-commerce, digital coupons and gaming.
Johnny Tong, Head of Finance
Johnny is Rally's Head of Finance and leads the company's Accounting, Finance and People Operations. Prior to joining Rally, Johnny was the Head of Treasury for Peet's Coffee for 6 years, raising over 10+ billion in debt capital, managed all facets of working capital, and was on the founding team that lunched Peet's in China. Prior to that, Johnny co-founded a peer to peer consumer lending company where he raised capital, operated and exited. Prior to that, Johnny has extensive experience in various functions in accounting and finance for several technology companies in the SF Bay Area. Johnny started his career in management consulting for 8 years, serving large Fortune 100 clients in technology and financial services in M&A, accounting advisory and valuation. Johnny graduated from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and is an active CPA licensed in California.
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