Leadership

Chris Grosso, CEO of Intersection

Chris Grosso

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Grosso is an experienced media executive and business strategist. He has played a critical role in developing Intersection’s business strategy, product portfolio, and operational capabilities and was a key architect of the blueprint that has driven the company’s industry-beating growth.

Chris has had a long career helping re-invent media products for the digital world at NBC Universal, AOL, and Hearst. At NBCU and Hearst, he launched several new digital products leveraging traditional media brands. At AOL, he repositioned AOL.com from a homepage utility to a multi-platform destination content site, dramatically increasing video usage, content consumption, and revenue yields. At all three companies, his teams launched iOS and Android apps that reached the top download lists in their respective categories.

With 20 years of digital media operating experience, Chris has deep expertise in product development, business development, and operational strategy. He holds a BS from Yale University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Chris lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

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Linda Bechutsky

General Counsel

Linda is Intersection's General Counsel and manages the company's legal, corporate governance, debt, and corporate transactions. Linda began her in-house career at Titan and knows the ins and outs of the OOH advertising and ad tech industries. As a lover of cities and a veteran of municipal and transit media, she is passionate about helping Intersection and our partners maximize municipal assets for public use and revenue generation. Linda approaches her work with an eye toward transparency, efficiency, and long-term business goals.

She began her career at Thacher Proffitt and Wood, LLP's Corporate and Financial Institutions practice. She holds a BA from New York University and a JD from Boston University School of Law.

David Burrick

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, David is responsible for leading the company’s Business Development, Corporate Development, Product Management and Measurement, and Data & Analytics operations. He has led the company’s expansion to new markets around the country, while also overseeing the roll-out of new Intersection technology products for consumers and advertisers.

Prior to Intersection, David has held numerous leadership positions in digital media, including at Verizon, AOL, and CBS. David holds an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Nick Colvin

CEO, CityBridge

Nick Colvin is Chief Executive Officer of CityBridge, LLC, the consortium behind the groundbreaking LinkNYC program, which provides free public Wi-Fi used by millions of residents, commuters, and visitors to New York City, as well providing free phone calls, access to government and social services, and public service messaging. Nick is responsible for all aspects of CityBridge and the LinkNYC program.

Nick has over 20 years of experience building and supporting human-focused technology with organizations including the ACLU, Apple, AT&T, Google, and Ralph Appelbaum Associates. He holds a BM from Western Carolina University.

Jonathan Fuller

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Jonathan leads Intersection’s sales organization and is responsible for media revenue streams across Intersection’s fast-growing range of products.

Previously serving as Senior Vice President, U.S. Head of Local Sales, Fuller has played an integral part in driving Intersection’s industry-leading performance in the SMB channel since 2017. Besides his work in SMB, Fuller also led the NY/NJ National sellers in 2015-2016.

Since starting his career as a local seller at Titan, Jonathan's track record of success at multiple levels within the organization provides him with a unique perspective, and an ability to think differently about revenue generation at all levels. Jonathan holds a BA in Economics and Education from the College of Wooster in Ohio.

Scott Goldsmith, President, Cities and Transit

Scott Goldsmith

President & Chief Operating Officer

As President and Chief Operating Officer, Scott is responsible for the continued growth and evolution of Intersection’s nationwide business, extending to more than 30 municipal partnerships in 14 major media markets across the U.S. He also previously served as Chief Operating Officer of CityBridge, LLC, the consortium behind the groundbreaking LinkNYC initiative.

Scott was one of the founders of Titan Outdoor where he held a variety of senior executive positions. In 2015, Titan merged with Control Group to form Intersection. As a veteran of municipal and transit media, he has deep expertise in helping cities transform physical assets into valuable public services and platforms for revenue generation.

A graduate of Fordham Law School, Scott has practiced real estate, zoning, and corporate law with extensive experience in land use, historic preservation, and environmental issues. Scott serves on the Board of Directors for NYC & Company, the City’s primary marketing, tourism, and partnership organization. A life-long New York City resident, he continues to live in the City with his wife and two daughters.

Ci Ci Holloway

Chief People & Diversity Officer

Ci Ci is the Chief People & Diversity Officer, leading Intersection’s HR and Facilities teams. She is an innovative People, Diversity, and Culture leader, bringing a unique blend of expertise in developing talent, HR transformation, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Prior to Intersection, Ci Ci has led People and DEI efforts at some of the most visible brands in the world such as Viacom and UBS, spanning industries including digital media, entertainment, and finance.

Ci Ci has chaired strategic committees for the Executive Leadership Council and has earned numerous awards for her work in DEI, including the Diversity Journal Magazine’s Women Worth Watching Award and the Debra Award from the Anti-Defamation League. She was also named one of the 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business in Network Journal Magazine.

Esther Raphael

Chief Marketing Officer

Esther is the Chief Marketing Officer for Intersection, responsible for leading all aspects of marketing including B2B and B2C efforts, creative services, and content development.

During her tenure, Esther has launched Intersection’s first brand campaign, established a full service in-house creative agency, and has overseen the go-to-market strategy for 10+ new markets and partnerships. Esther is also the Executive Sponsor of WIN, Women at Intersection, where she champions the growth and development of our female leaders.

Previously at Condé Nast and Hearst, she spearheaded world-class solutions for advertisers and developed large-scale consumer events such as SELF’s iconic Workout in the Park and Good Housekeeping’s Shine On, a theatrical production at Radio City Music Hall.

A recognized leader in marketing and branding, Esther has created groundbreaking programs, designed to engage audiences and drive revenue. She holds a BA in Psychology from Queens College.

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Nitin Shriram

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Nitin is responsible for Intersection’s overall technology strategy, and oversees the engineering and technical operations teams. Nitin and his team are focused on building out IxNConnect— our technology platform which manages and optimizes partner content, and provides interactive experiences in public spaces. His team also supports data and monetization initiatives, operates one of the industry’s largest fleets of digital screens, and supports Intersection’s business systems. Nitin brings in-depth experience in business workflow and process engineering, large-scale systems development, data-driven products, and advertising technology.

Prior to joining Intersection, Nitin served as Mediamorph's CTO, building out a content rights management platform extensively used by most major studios and cable networks. Nitin was also part of the early engineering team behind the DoubleClick suite of platforms, and has been involved in the AdTech industry since early 2000.

Nitin has over 20 years of experience developing products and leading engineering teams. He holds a Bachelor's degree in computer science.

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Luke Valvano

Chief Financial Officer

Luke is Intersection’s Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the company’s financial functions, reporting across divisions, and its top-flight finance team. He also serves as Treasurer of CityBridge, LLC, overseeing finances for the consortium behind LinkNYC. He is passionate about providing best-in-class services to all of Intersection’s stakeholders.

Previously, Luke was VP of Finance and then SVP Controller of Intersection. He was also Director of Finance for Great Bowery, an artist representation agency. In this position, he guided the company through 11 acquisitions and the subsequent development of the multi-national FP&A, financial reporting, and accounting functions. This is Luke’s second tour at Intersection, as he previously held various finance positions with Titan prior to its merger with Control Group. Luke began his career at KPMG in its audit and transaction services practices.

Luke’s tenure at Titan and now Intersection provides him with a unique understanding of all financial aspects of the out of home advertising industry. Luke is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Penn State University.

Jillian Baker

SVP, Deployment and Operations

Jillian Baker is Senior Vice President of Deployment and Operations for Intersection. She joined the company in 2016 and focused primarily on the deployment of LinkNYC. In her current role, she leads the hardware, engineering, planning, and deployment teams as well as operations on the east coast.

Jillian has over 15 years of experience in logistics and operations, and the management of diverse, complex, multi-billion dollar projects. She honed these skills in the sports and entertainment industries. Before coming to Intersection, Jillian was Vice President of Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment working with clients such as the Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Braves in revenue-generating, venue-based construction projects. Prior to that she was Senior Director of Planning and Logistics for the NY NJ Super Bowl Host Company and was on the Owner's team for the design and construction of MetLife Stadium. She started her career working for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, managing projects at the Meadowlands Sports Complex, including the 2007 Breeders Cup at Monmouth Park Racetrack.

Jillian received her bachelor's degree from Rutgers Engineering and her masters from NJIT.

Thomas Gambino

SVP, Deployment and Field Operations

Thomas is SVP, Deployment and Field Operations, responsible for design, engineering, deployment, field operations, and maintenance of Intersection’s products and services.

Prior to joining Intersection, Tom was Senior Director of Operations at Time Warner Cable. He led the operation and design organizations in New York's five boroughs and Bergen County, NJ, successfully supporting over two million clients with four thousand miles of fiber optic network.

Tom brings over 20 years experience in operations, technology, and innovation, leading teams at organizations such as AT&T, EDS, Last Mile Connections and Charter Communications. Thomas holds a BS in Business Management from St. John's University.