John Pleasants, Director

John Pleasants has served on our board of directors since November 2016. Mr. Pleasants has over 20 years of experience as a digital media and technology executive and entrepreneur. Mr. Pleasants is currently Chief Executive Officer of Brava Home Inc., an internet of things and domestic home automation technology company. Prior to joining Brava Home, Mr. Pleasants was Executive Vice President of Media Solutions for Samsung Electronics from 2014 to 2016, and Co-President of Disney Interactive Media Group, a company that oversees various websites and interactive media properties owned by The Walt Disney Company, from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Pleasants has also held executive and operational leadership roles at Playdom, Electronic Arts, Revolution Health Group and Ticketmaster, where he oversaw leading online digital media properties including,, and Mr. Pleasants currently serves on the board of directors of Brava Home and he has previously served on the boards of numerous public and private companies, including Expedia, Ticketmaster, Saatchi Online, Inc., Playdom, and Peloton Interactive. Mr. Pleasants received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Yale University.