Shutterstock, a global technology company, has created the largest and most vibrant two-sided marketplace for creative professionals to license content - including images, videos and music - as well as innovative tools that power the creative process.
The company has expanded its portfolio to include Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management platform for businesses, as well as creating Offset, a high-end image collection.
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Jon founded Shutterstock in 2003 with thousands of his own digital photographs. A serial entrepreneur, he recognized the need for licensable images at an affordable cost and created the first global subscription image marketplace. Since then, Shutterstock has grown into a portfolio of brands serving businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world with all the creative and editorial assets needed. Jon holds an MS in Computer Science from Columbia University and a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from The State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Steven is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Shutterstock. He is helping drive the strategic vision of the company, while leading the company’s financial and legal functions. Steven has nearly 30 years experience in global financial management, acquisitions, and business operations, including as Chief Financial Officer at the Tribune Media Company, a television and digital media company, and Revlon, a worldwide cosmetic and beauty products company. Berns is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. from Lehigh University and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Marty manages the technology organization, partnering with the product and marketing teams to drive development and implementation of products that solve customers’ problems. Marty has over 20 years experience delivering solutions at scale during his tenure as CTO at companies including Pearson, Pfizer and Diageo. He has a strong track record leading companies through cloud, big data and product engineering transformations and aligning business strategies with technology solutions to deliver revenue and increase productivity. Marty holds a B.A. from the University of Richmond and an M.S. from the Stevens Institute of Technology.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Lisa is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Shutterstock. In this role, she is focused on attracting and developing the best talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. Lisa has held leadership positions at Citibank, Gartner, Madison Square Garden, and most recently was the CHRO at Sotheby’s. Throughout her career, she has built strategic programs focused on delivering business results, developing differentiated talent strategies, improving performance management, and changing and aligning culture to business strategy. Lisa holds a BS in Engineering from Lehigh University.
Ben joined Shutterstock in 2011 and is SVP, Editorial at Shutterstock. Previously, he served as the SVP of Business Development, leading business strategy across multiple business units. Since joining Shutterstock Ben focused on building out emerging business units including footage and Bigstock, and most recently led the development of editorial through Shutterstock’s acquisition of Rex Features and content partnerships with PMC, BFA and AP. Prior to joining Shutterstock, Ben worked in Hong Kong and Bangkok as an investment banker and was previously a Chartered Financial Analyst. Ben received his MBA from INSEAD in France.
Heidi is Shutterstock’s General Counsel & Corporate Secretary and is responsible for overseeing the global legal and compliance functions for the company. She has been working at the company for over four years since she started as Corporate Counsel in 2012. Prior to joining Shutterstock, Heidi was an intellectual property associate at Greenberg Traurig LLP, and before that, a litigation associate at Sidley Austin LLP. Heidi received her J.D. from Washington University School of Law and her B.S. from Syracuse University.