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Paul Scanlan

Cofounder, CEO - Legion M

Paul Scanlan is Cofounder and CEO of Legion M, the world's first fan-owned entertainment company. Launched in 2016, Legion M is making history as one of the first and most successful equity crowdfunded companies enabled by the JOBS Act. In addition to his full time role at Legion M, Paul plays an active board role in a select group of innovative tech and media companies, including his continued role as a board member for MobiTV, founding board member of New York Rock Exchange, global board member for Haufe, and as a founding board member for GetClose. Prior to founding Legion M, Scanlan was Cofounder and President of MobiTV, Inc., a global pioneer and leader in monetizing media outside the living room. In this role, Paul has played a critical role in all aspects of the company’s success – from its very beginnings as a scrappy start-up all the way through to its current position today as the market leader in a fast growing space. Paul’s entrepreneurial vision is balanced with an effective make-it-happen approach: he has pioneered an entirely new industry and proven MobiTV’s commercial success worldwide. In 2005, the Academy of Television Arts awarded Paul and the MobiTV team with the TV industry's highest honor, an Emmy Award for Technical Achievement in Advancing Television. Additionally, Paul's accomplishments and success with MobiTV were recently profiled in a detailed chapter of Tarang Shah’s popular new book, Venture Capitalists at Work: How VCs Identify and Build Billion-Dollar Successes. Paul has been a frequent speaker and industry representative for several media outlets and events, including CNBC, MSNBC, CNET, CTIA, CES, Streaming Media West, Digital Hollywood, NAB, IBC, Mobile World Congress and more. Paul has a BS in Radio, TV & Film from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.