Chris Pavlovski is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rumble and director nominee of the Combined Entity. As a three-time successful entrepreneur, Mr. Pavlovski has over 20 years’ experience in the online marketing and advertising space. After building websites daily in his teenage years, Mr. Pavlovski founded Jolted Media Group and served as its Chief Executive Officer. During the same time, Mr. Pavlovski served as the director of marketing for NASA’s Next Giant Leap from2009 through 2012 leading corporate donations, sponsorships, and Internet marketing strategies. Mr. Pavlovski also founded Cosmic Development in 2011, a global IT business employing 150+ employees with offices in Europe and North America. The business was ranked as the 2nd best employer in Macedonia and has been the recipient of numerous awards. Mr. Pavlovski also sits on numerous boards, including Macedonia 2025, a not-for-profit organization focused on economic and educational development in Macedonia. As a result of his success, Mr. Pavlovski became a finalist for the Ernst &Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010. Prior to his entrepreneurial journey, Mr. Pavlovski served as a Network Administrator at Microsoft and studied at the University of Toronto.
Brandon Alexandroff is the Chief Financial Officer of Rumble, a position he has held since February 2016. Mr. Alexandroff has been a financial executive in the media, telecom and technology space for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Rumble, Mr. Alexandroff was co-founder and Vice President of Finance at Mobilicity, a Canadian consumer wireless business, from 2008 through 2015. From 2003 through 2008, Mr. Alexandroff was co-founder and Director of Finance and Investor Relations at XM Satellite Radio Canada, where he helped the company go public on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Alexandroff started his career with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette as an investment banking analyst in their space & satellites finance group. Mr. Alexandroff holds an Honors Business Administration degree from The Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Wojciech Hlibowicki is the Chief Technology Officer of Rumble, a position he has held since Rumble’s inception in 2013. As the architect behind the Rumble products and its infrastructure, Mr. Hlibowicki has consistently demonstrated his versatility, being able to fill any gap from networking to development, learning new technologies on the fly, all while leading an international team of engineers. Since age 7, Mr. Hlibowicki has developed his programming skillset, learning C/C++ at age 11. Prior to joining Rumble, Mr. Hlibowicki studied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo where he combined his skillset in computer science with his entrepreneurial passion and began hosting and developing websites.
Tyler Hughes is the Chief Operating Officer of Rumble, a position he has held since August 2021. Prior to joining Rumble, Dr. Hughes spent about a decade in the pharmaceutical industry with Bayer AG. Starting as a Medical Advisor in 2012, Dr. Hughes transitioned to a variety of commercial roles at Bayer Canada including the Director of Strategy and Operations, where he led the digital transformation efforts for the business. In 2018, Dr. Hughes served as Chief of Staff to the SVP of Commercial Operations in the Americas Region within Bayer’s Pharmaceutical business based in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Hughes last served Bayeras the Head of Marketing for Bayer’s newly formed AI-based enterprise software business in Pharmaceuticals, overseeing the organizational transition and commercial launch of that business. Dr. Hughes obtained his Doctorate in Physics with a specialization in Nuclear Medicine from the University of British Columbia. Dr. Hughes holds a Bachelor of Science, Honors Physics, University of British Columbia.
Michael Ellis is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Rumble, a position he has held since November 2021. Mr. Ellis previously served in senior legal and policy positions in the Intelligence Community, the White House, and Congress, including as General Counsel of the National Security Agency from January 2021 to April 2021, Senior Director for Intelligence Programs at the National Security Council from March 2020 to January 2021, and General Counsel of the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence from2016 to 2017. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and Dartmouth College. Following law school, Mr. Ellis served as a law clerk for Judge Jeffrey Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6 th Circuit and for Judge Amul Thapar, then of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. He is also a Visiting Fellow for Law and Technology at the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.
Claudio Ramolo is the Chief Content Officer of Rumble, a position he has held since April 2015. Mr. Ramolo has been part of the Rumble team since 2013, with a previous role as VP of Business Development. With an emphasis on growing the content ecosystem on Rumble, Mr. Ramolo’s responsibilities have included focus on content creator growth and management, audience development, and distribution strategy. Prior to joining Rumble, Mr. Ramolo worked in the digital media industry, with experience spanning over a 15-year period. Learning from the challenges faced in the tech world, Mr. Ramolo has applied his knowledge to help drive Rumble’s growth in a competitive landscape. Mr. Ramolo graduated with honors at McMaster University, with a degree in economics.
Assaf Lev is the President of Locals since October 2021. Mr. Lev joined Rumble after Locals was acquired by Rumble in October of 2021. Lev co-founded Locals in 2019 and served as its CEO. Lev’s vision was to empower content creators to be independent and he built a company and product offering from the ground up to serve this mission. Prior to founding Locals, Lev served as VP product & innovation at PX, a customer acquisition platform where he led product development and innovation. Lev also founded several startups in the consumer space revolving around community and messaging. Lev holds a BSc in industrial engineering from Ben Gurion University and serves as National Alumni Council for Americans for Ben Gurion University.