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Tim Minton

Chairman, Zazoom Media Group

Tim is a leader in short-form digital content creation that leverages technology for scalable production. As CEO of Zazoom Media Group he built a company—from its start in his mother-in‐law’s dining room—into a global producer and distributor of online news and entertainment. ZMG’s videos have been viewed more than a billion times, in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Distribution partnerships with the best media companies in the industry, including AOL, MSN, Hearst, Dailymotion, and Google, deliver ZMG’s popular Buzz60, Veuer, TPSY, and other owned brands to mobile devices, apps, Connected TVs, and 12,500 websites. ZMG journalists also create white label brands for large traditional media companies that seek its expertise in creating video for millennial audiences at scale. Tim serves as Chairman of ZMG’s Board.

Earlier, as an on-air correspondent at NBC, ABC-7 Eyewitness News in New York City, and WTVJ in Miami, Tim’s reporting earned 18 Emmy awards and other local and national honors. His journalism career started in Ithaca, where he wrote stories for the New York Times while at Cornell. Tim, who is also a professional soccer referee, lives in New York City with his wife and two children. He is a member of the Cornell University Council.