About Us

Reverb builds technology that creates connections between ideas and people. Our personalization, recommendation, and content analysis technologies allow us to extract the true meaning from content, and to intelligently respond to user preferences and interests. Our products include the Reverb News App, Reverb Insights, Reverb for Publishers, and Swagger. Our solutions are now implemented across Fortune 500 content, video and product companies.


Tony Tam Founder & CEO

Tony is the founder and CEO of Reverb, where he leads development efforts of the site's innovative word navigation system. He is a member of the MongoDB Masters group and leads the Swagger API Framework open-source initiative. Prior to joining Reverb, he was a founder and SVP of Engineering at Think Passenger, a provider of customer collaboration software. Before that, he was lead engineer at Composite Software where he helped develop the company's first- and second-generation query processing engines and led the research and implementation of their patented cost-based federated query optimizer. He also led software development in the bioinformatics group at Galileo Labs, a drug-discovery company based in Silicon Valley. Tony received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Santa Barbara and his MBA from Santa Clara University. He can be reached at tony@helloreverb.com.

Katie Cushmore SVP Product & Marketing

Katie Cushmore is a veteran product and marketing professional who has worked with prominent social media and technology firms on the west coast, and has significant start-up experience. She began her career in media at Goodby, Silverstein and Partners, focusing on traditional media for consumer brands. She was a partner at two digital firms, Black Bag Advertising and the online arm of Odiorne, Wilde, Narraway and Partners, specializing in online consumer brands and social media serving clients such as Amazon, EA, HP, Sony, Intel, Travelocity, Google, and Toyota. She served as Marketing Director at Yahoo, was the first Sales MarCom hire at Twitter, and was VP of Marketing at NetShelter, the largest network of independent technology blogs. Katie received a BA degree from Bates College and an MA degree in Counseling Psychology from The Wright Institute. She can be reached at katie@helloreverb.com.

Board of Directors

Roger McNamee, Executive Chairman of the Board, and Co-founder of Elevation Partners

Jon Feiber, Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures

Mike Maples, Jr., Managing Partner, Floodgate Fund