Social media moves at breakneck speed. Brands need a way to adapt rapidly. ListenFirst monitors all of your social signals in one place to give you the data you need to be the best.
Move as fast as you can.
You wouldn’t make investment decisions with incomplete information, so why would you create social media content without the right technology?
Just like our clients, we’ve been in the trenches too. We know the pain of having to stitch data together to have insights you can actually do something with. That’s why we built ListenFirst. We distill complex social media data into metrics that matter for your business so you can shape your social strategy and spend time where you can have the biggest impact.
It’s a challenge to make sense of the vast amount of data at your disposal. That’s why we started ListenFirst. Unifying all of your social signals in a single solution saves you time and gives your small team the capacity of an army. We identify the metrics that matter most, allowing you to fully optimize your social media to deliver positive ROI.
ListenFirst was founded to drive a future where data, not just instinct, helps guide the way brands make decisions. Founded in 2012, we have a dedicated focus on consolidating all of your social data into a single analytics solution so you can make the right decisions quickly. And, we arm you with an expert team of social media strategists who put you in a position to win.
ListenFirst Executive Team
Berry Sethi is the Chief Financial Officer of ListenFirst, overseeing finance, accounting, human resources, legal, and operations. He has had a 25-year career successfully positioning Venture Capital and Private Equity backed companies; previously working as CFO at Predictive Systems, netForensics, Partsearch Technologies, Southern Diversified Products, Truist, FrontStream, and Quovant before joining ListenFirst.
David DiGiacomo is an experienced CEO and technology leader with a demonstrated history of success working in the cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) industry. David co-founded and led a multimodel SaaS communications technology company, Emergency Communications Network (ECN now Onsolve), where he led the company to 15+ years of successful growth — from two full-time employees to the industry’s largest provider of emergency and intelligent notification services with $100+ million in annual revenue. He was also responsible for three successful private equity business exits that drove nearly $1 billion in Enterprise Value creation.
Mason Dettloff is the VP of Revenue at ListenFirst, where he is responsible for Enterprise Expansion & Mid-Market growth. Mason has a B.A. in Political Science from New York University, where he was a Global Fellow. Prior to ListenFirst, Mason worked in private equity consulting and various political campaigns on both the East and West Coast
Jonathan is infatuated with creating products in and around the global media distribution ecosystem. Prior to ListenFirst, he was at Canoe Ventures, Anystream and Sapient developing and managing products that simplify the challenges of digital content creation, distribution, ad optimization and reporting in an increasingly complex multi-platform, multi-device world. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Syracuse University.
Dan Sterling is the VP, Enterprise Sales at ListenFirst; helping top consumer brands reach their marketing and business objectives through better social intelligence. Prior to working at ListenFirst, he held Sales leadership positions at JW Player and Cision, and has been active in volunteering and holding board positions with organizations like the YMCA and City Year.
Mike has been passionate about computers since he learned to program an Apple II at the age of 10. He is a forward-thinking technologist, experienced engineering manager, data science and large-scale web architect. Prior to ListenFirst, Mike held R&D leadership roles at ZipList, Grab Networks, Anystream, and MITRE. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, with minors in Computer Science and Business Management.
Miranda is an experienced Client Success leader who sets the strategic direction for all client touch points with ListenFirst. She promotes a client-centric mindset across the organization and mentors an award-winning team. She holds a B.S. in Communication Studies & Public Relations from The State University of New York College at Oneonta.
Paul Giardina is the Senior Vice President Marketing at ListenFirst, where he is responsible for all of ListenFirst’s marketing efforts. Paul has over 20 years experience in B2B marketing with software solutions, most recently as the Global VP of Demand Generation for OneStream Software and Brandwatch.
Scott N Levy is Chief Revenue Officer at ListenFirst, where he is responsible for all of ListenFirst’s revenue efforts across both New Business and Expansion / Upsells and will spearhead growth in verticals like Media & Entertainment, Retail / Fashion / Beauty, CPG, Healthcare, and others. In addition, he leads both the New Business and Account Management teams.
As VP of Client Strategy, Christine oversees ListenFirst’s managed services offering and works to empower the Client Strategy team with the skills and theoretical framework they need to analyze data through a creative, problem-solving lens. Christine loves learning, solving puzzles, and appreciates a healthy challenge. She has a B.A. in English from Colgate University and is currently finishing her M.A. in Developmental Psychology at Columbia University’s Teachers College.