G.O. BURTON

SVP, Distribution & Partnerships

G.O. Burton is Senior Vice President, Global Business Development and Distribution for OWNZONES Media Network, where he is responsible for driving B2B and consumer growth, managing sales operations, strategic partnerships and leading distribution of the global portfolio across all platforms. Based in Beverly Hills, he is working with companies such as Amazon, Zoomin.TV, Scripps and MGM.

Prior to joining OWNZONES in 2015, G.O. served as Senior Vice President, Global Business and Partnerships at CNK Digital (EPIK Learning), a publisher, developer and distributor of award-winning educational software, apps and tablets. During his tenure, he effectively increased revenue for all products through expanded retail distribution and helped boost user acquisitions worldwide via new OEM partners, mobile app publishers and influencer networks. Some partners include, but not limited to Walmart, Toys R Us, Warner Bros. and Target.

G.O.’s initial foray into the VOD and multi-platform video distribution space began at Ripe Digital Entertainment as VP of Client Services and Advertising Operations.  G.O. managed a national client management team in NYC and Los Angeles. His group worked with companies such as Proctor and Gamble, AXE and Subaru.

G.O. received an MFA from Loyola Marymount University as well as a BA in Business Administration from the University of San Diego.

G.O. is a big supporter of the Los Angeles Food Bank and in his spare time can be found volunteering there. When he is not playing with his kids, you can find him pursuing his other great passion on various waves around the world: surfing!