Hala Taha

CEO + Founder of YAP Media and Host of Young and Profiting Podcast

  • Started career in radio production while in college at HOT97 on “The Angie Martinez Show.” Later launched, “The Sorority of Hip Hop” in her college supported by 50 female bloggers hosting a popular blog, parties, concerts, and radio shows.
  • Graduated with her MBA from New Jersey Institute of Technology at the top of her class with a 4.0, and took on 7 years of corporate marketing experience at HP and Disney Streaming Services working in every aspect of marketing.
  • Host of the Young and Profiting Podcast, a #1 Education and Self-Improvement podcast across all apps with over 4M downloads and Webby Award Honoree. Hala landed Podcast Magazine’s 2021 cover and 2022 40under40 in podcasting. She’s interviewed guests like Matthew McConaughey, Seth Godin, Deepak Chopra, and Wim Hof.
  • Founder and CEO of YAP Media, an award-winning podcast production and social media agency for best-selling authors, top podcasters, influencers, and CEOs generating over $2M in revenue in its first year.
  • Founder and CEO of YAP Media Podcast Network, which fuels the growth and monetization of network podcasts.

Timothy Tan

Partner, Growth Marketing and Operations

  • Partner at YAP Media - financial operations, legal, enterprise business development
  • Proven media executive and operator with a demonstrated history of growing from $0 to 8 figures annual EBITDA with $0 external financing
  • Expert in advertiser and publisher verticals: consumer fintech, consumer financial services, mobile gaming
  • Best in class in digital customer acquisition / lead generation, publisher yield optimization, enterprise business development

Kate Ponzi

Partner, VP of Social

  • Strong passion for storytelling and utilizing data to understand performance and improve content
  • Leads organic social team, talent acquisition + development, client relations, process improvement, cost reduction, product development
  • Exposure across the media industry in marketing, analytics, and advertising

Kriti Kumar

VP, Operations

Jason Ames

Production Director

Trish Noble

Creative Director


Head of Guest Outreach

Garima Bhilwara

Sr. Operations Manager

Matt Quandt

Producer + Audio Engineer

Ryan Condon

Financial Controller

Mary Kathryn Baltazar

Sr. Video Editor

Camryn D’Aloia

Social Account Lead

Paul Pintang

Sr. Youtube Specialist

Bob Docto

Brand Designer

Revina De Leon

Sr. Engagements/ Operations Specialist

Jadyn Bishock

Social Account Lead

Greta Simolke


Amelia Cisna


Berkley Moates

Social Account Lead

Jessie Castillo


Hazel Gil


Puneeth Shenoy

Audio Engineer

Ashutosh Pandey

Sr. Operations Specialist

Priyanka Narjary

Operations Specialist

Myra Magnaye

Sr. Guest Outreach Specialist

Patricia De Lara

Graphic Designer

Dave Carbonell

Youtube Specialist

Cyndi Litangan

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Gemma Asedilla

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Hiela Tamba

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Angel Cabudol

Engagements/Operations Specialist

Emily Wang

Social + Operations Intern

Wilfred Soriaga

Youtube Specialist

Stephanie Garnica-Academia

Senior Copwyriter