At Fordela, digital media and cloud solutions are in our DNA.

Our team

Jason Deadrich, CEO and Founder

Jason is an Internet visionary and entrepreneur who started his career by leading the launch of LucasArts Entertainment's complex online system architecture in 1992. After gaining a wealth of technical knowledge and over a decade of digital media experience launching the media infrastructure of companies such as Mazingo Networks and Tranz-Send Broadcasting Company, Jason founded Fordela with the vision of creating an intuitive, scalable and cost-effective rich media management solution which could be offered as a cloud-based service. While pioneering the company into a space where dealing with all media is seamlessly and intuitively integrated into both enterprise infrastructure and commerce, Jason Deadrich also acts as a local industry leader, allowing his technical knowledge to be tapped as a community resource as he speaks at college campuses and technological conventions, and teaches students from the San Francisco Academy of Art.

Zack Small, Software Engineer

Zack is a Software Engineer who started in web programming at LucasArts Entertainment in 1994 where he helped launch the interactive entertainment company’s first public website. In honing his skills and gaining experience at other companies such as Tranz-Send Broadcasting Network and The Institute for Health Solutions, Zack has been a leading architect in building and managing web applications for management and ecommerce of both digital assets and physical goods.

Jason Kennedy, Cloud Architect

Jason has over 15 years of systems and network integration experience. Building and architecting systems and networks for companies like Sprint, Polsinelli Shughart Law Firm and Peopleclick. With the emergence of video to the web he has utilized his B.A. in Film and Video to bring cutting edge video delivery for companies like Tranzsend and Fox News Networks. Currently at Fordela Jason uses private and public cloud based technologies to handle Fordela's robust digital asset management system.

Chris Kelsey, UX / Design

Chris Kelsey is a front-end developer and graphic designer who is the creative director of Fordela's look and feel. An award winning graduate of the Academy of Art University, Chris has spent the last ten years working in the field of online video distribution in all aspects of design, development and video production.

Our Directors

John Blockey, Chairman of the Board

Jason Deadrich, Director

Peter Ryan, Director

Joseph Huggard, Director

Peter McLaughlin, Director

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