Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships.
— Michael Jordan

We value creativity, analytical rigor, relentless initiative, humor and kindness. We work hard because we love what we do. We offer fun problems to solve, a passionate team that cares, and the chance to turn this industry on its head.


The Team


Some Spider Studios is led by the former co-founder of Diapers.com, head of digital at The New York Times and the Entertainment Industry Manager at Facebook, and backed by serial entrepreneurs Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara.


Vinit Bharara
CEO & Founder

Paul Smurl
COO & President

Sharon Mussalli
Chief Revenue Officer


Blake Zeff
Chief Content Officer


Jill Smokler
Chief Content Officer
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Studio Leads


Micaela Birmingham
Head of Video
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Bryan Carmel
Head of Video

Nick Fabiano
Creative Director
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David Santana
Design Director
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