George Strompolos is an entrepreneur and digital media pioneer. He is the Founder and CEO of Fullscreen Media, a global leader in online entertainment. The company is comprised of multiple divisions, including the world’s largest network of online content creators, a talent management group, two award-winning production studios, a live events and touring business, a consumer products group, two premium subscription video-on-demand services and an in-house social media agency.
Prior to founding Fullscreen Media in 2011, George worked at Google where he co-created the YouTube Partnership Program, enabling people around the world to generate revenue by creating original YouTube videos, and thus giving rise to a new generation of creative voices and stars. For this work, George was named to Google’s patent for the monetization of user generated video. He has been recognized among industry leaders with honors such as AdAge’s 2013 40 Under 40 and The Hollywood Reporter’s 2014 Silicon Beach Power 25 and 2016’s Digital Power 50.
George’s commitment to empowering content creators extends beyond the commercial sphere. Through his involvement in the LA Promise Fund, George helps ensure that arts education continues to be supported in LA public schools.
George graduated with degrees in mass communications and business administration at the University of California, Berkeley. He currently lives in Los Angeles and enjoys live music, cooking, and spending time with curious people IRL.