Drake Sutton-Shearer is the Founder and CEO of Baboo which provides marketers with an interactive social engine to collect top line research and distribute content. Baboo was incubated at the Wharton School in San Francisco and is currently in development. In addition, he leads brand solutions and strategy for Inc Top 50 company Prodege who own and operate Swagbucks.com, the premier consumer influence and shopper engagement portal.
He has built and led a boutique entertainment talent management firm and a software application development company. Representation and production efforts were responsible for direct company billings in excess of $50M and strategic partner billings in excess of $400M. Entertainment clients represented included award winning artistic and production talent responsible for selling 40M+ units. He has led negotiation & sponsorship integration planning with advertising agencies and direct with brands including Mountain Dew, MTV, Pepsi, Hardrock Hotel, Budweiser, Target etc.
Drake also co-founded and sold the leading virtual gifting app on facebook and the web featuring premium entertainment & sports branded virtual gifts including Hasbro Transformers, Archie Comics, Star Trek, The Walking Dead, The Doors, KISS, Cincinnati Bengals and many more.
In addition, he co-founded and built an automated online platform for music copyright and master rights acquisition in partnership with Format Entertainment, the principal music solution for some of the largest Motion Pictures and Television Shows in the entertainment industry ( Iron Man, Transformers, The Avengers and more).
He is most interested in opportunities that reside at the intersection of media and technology and is passionate about helping people and brands become more successful.
Made in New Zealand & Assembled in the USA, Drake resides in Los Angeles, CA.