Richard Bloom is an experienced online media and technology executive. Rich currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Onswipe where he oversees the publisher platform, operations, finance and business development.
Previously, Rich was VP, Video at AOL where he was responsible for the video strategy across AOL owned sites as well as running the 5min and Advertising.com Video publisher networks, and all video partnerships and business development for AOL. Rich joined AOL via the acquisition of 5min where he was SVP Business Development. Prior to 5min, Rich was VP, Business Development and legal affairs for UGO Entertainment which was acquired by Hearst.
Rich started his career as an attorney working in large NYC law firms where he focused on media and entertainment work.
SVP Business Development
Jun, 2008 - Mar, 2012
Sep, 2010 - Mar, 2012
VP Business Development & Legal Affairs
Oct, 2005 - Jun, 2008
Media & Entertainment Associate
2004 - Jan, 2005
2000 - Jan, 2004