Academy Member Directory

The Academy is comprised of luminaries from advertising, media, entertainment and technology. Members are grouped into juries based on their individual areas of expertise. The Marketing & CMO juries are responsible for judging the Shorty Awards for brands & organizations.

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Matt Andree Wiltens

SVP, Head of Global Corporate Communications, Gersh

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Andrew Bachelor

Actor, Comedian, Entrepreneur

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The Gregory Brothers

Brothers, Non-brothers, Schmoyoho

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Marques Brownlee

Web Video Producer

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Lissette Calveiro

Content Creator & Influencer Strategist, Ogilvy

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Nick Cannon

Host, America's Got Talent; Founder of NCredible Entertainment; and Chairman of TeenNick

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Paulo Cunha

President, SeatGeek

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J. Cyrus

Viner and Influencer

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Rylee Jean Ebsen

Live Action Director / Creative Director, Ebsen Ent.

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Justine Ezarik

YouTuber, iJustine

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Amymarie Gaertner

Dancer and Social Influencer

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Joe Gagliese

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Viral Nation Inc.

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Nikki Glaser


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Gigi Gorgeous

Activist, YouTuber and Author

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JoAnn Grigioni

Vice President, Talent for Comedy Central

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MC Hammer

Entertainer and Entrepreneur

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Mamrie Hart

Comedian and YouTuber

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Hannah and Hilly Hindi

Creator of The Hillywood Show®, The Hillywood Show®

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Andrew Huang

Music Producer and YouTuber

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Jake Hurwitz

Comedian, Jake and Amir

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Hallie Krauser

Partner Lead, FameBit by YouTube

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Trevor Kress

Director, Integrated Marketing & Communications, Warner Bros. Stage 13

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Zane Lamprey

Host and Producer; Chug, Drinking Made Easy, Three Sheets

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Shefik Macauley

Executive Producer and Host

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Chella Man


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Aasif Mandvi

Actor and Director

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Jenna Marbles


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Vincent Marcus

Viner and Entertainer

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Alyssa Milano

Actress, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

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Deepica Mutyala

Founder & CEO, Live Tinted

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Matt Nelson

Owner, WeRateDogs

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Christina O'Rourke

Executive Vice President, Group Executive Producer, Edelman

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Tyler Oakley

YouTuber and Entertainer

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Sam Pezzullo

Co-Founder, Made Out East

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Michael Platco

Snapchat Influencer, Founder of TEN:FIFTEEN Creative

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Taylor Ritzel

Entertainment Executive

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Thomas Sanders

Viner and Entertainer

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Matthew Santoro

YouTuber and Periscoper

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Paul Scheer

Actor and Comedian

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Nev Schulman

Producer, Writer, and Television Host

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Adam Scott

Actor and Comedian, NBC's Parks and Recreation

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Liron Segev

YouTube Digital Strategist & Tech Content Creator, TheTechieGuy

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Georgii Speakman

Managing Director, OUT.LI.ER

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Katie Sturino

Founder, The12ishStyle and Megababe Beauty

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Jonny Sun

Screenwriter and Author

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Josh Sundquist

Author, We Should Hang Out Sometime; YouTuber

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Andrew Temkin

Co-Founder & President, Ader

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The Fat Jew

American Social Media and TV Personality

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Arielle Vandenberg

Actress, Host, Social Media Influencer

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Justin Warden

Co-Founder & CEO, Ader

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Bryan Warman

SVP Digital Marketing, Warner Bros.

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Bill Wurtz


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Josh Zimmerman

CEO & Founder