SVP, Portfolio Partnerships
Michael Branch is the SVP of Portfolio Partnerships at Raine, responsible for advising portfolio companies on their advertising/marketing strategies and generating incremental revenue through branded partnerships. Prior to Raine, Michael was responsible for leading advertising and branded content sales at premium digital properties such as Mashable, Inverse, Pandora Radio and CollegeHumor. At Pandora, Michael was a sales leader focused on ad innovation. He worked closely with sales, strategy, marketing, engineering and training departments to help bring new products to life such as Pandora’s new engagement-based ad product called Sponsored Listening as well as launching Pandora’s first ever podcasts.
Michael graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of Hartford.