The Key to your Kickstarter & Indiegogo Success
Meet the team of crowdfunding experts.
Agency 2.0 Leadership & Executive Team.
Composed of the leading crowdfunding marketing experts in the industry with a rich history of successes.Chris, Jonathan and Stephen are leading Agency 2.0 and its clients into the future of crowdfunding, focusing on the investment and development of innovative crowdfunding tools, continual optimization of our 200+ Step Crowdfunding Marketing Strategy and new partnerships to expedite manufacturing, reduce retail cost & more.
Christopher M. Olenik
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Chris has been in crowdfunding since its start, with his first campaign "Rise & Shine: The Jay DeMerit Story," the No. 1 Most-Funded Film on Kickstarter in 2010. Since then he's created our entire crowdfunding strategy, launching nearly 300 campaigns.
Jonathan K. Chaupin
President & Chief Operating Officer
Since 2014, Jonathan has helped scale to $30,000,000+ in funding while supervising 15+ full-time employees and client relationships. He ensures agreements, contracts and client funds are in place and expedited while formulating manufacturing/retail partnerships.
Stephen R. Elias
Chief Technology Officer & Brand Director
Steve has over a decade of web engineering experience — from design & development as a former early stage Silicon Beach startup CTO, to large budget interactive re-branding, and enterprise level web applications development for Fortune 500 companies.
Learn more about the experts on each of our four teams at Agency 2.0.
Business Relations, Campaign Management, Marketing & Design...
Meet the team, in order of who you are likely to interact with first as you go through
the Agency 2.0 process.
New Business & Client Relations.
Each Agency 2.0 inquiry is met by our knowledgeable team that introduces our process and timeline as well as administers all client related items. They'll then further work with you and our trusted service partners further in the process.
The Buck Stops Here
Jen, Christian and Jonathan work with potential clients of Agency 2.0 on everything including introductory calls, drafting proposals, contractual agreements, financial account setups, funding wire transfers and trusted service partner arrangements.
They'll be the first people you'll speak with when inquiring about Agency 2.0 and then the last when we provide our client campaign close-out packages.
New Business Development Manager
Jen helps discover the best and brightest new Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns for Agency 2.0, and acts as the initial liaison between our new clients and our team.
Production & Sales Manager
Alyssa spearheads video and photo production for all Coming Soon Studios clients. Her team works with some of the top talent in video creation and development in LA, SF and NY.
New Business Development Associate
With 5+ years of Business Development experience, Christian cultivates exceptional Kickstarter/Indiegogo campaigns while on-boarding clients through Agency 2.0's process.
Crowdfunding Campaign Managers.
Each Agency 2.0 client works with a dedicated campaign manager to implement our 200+ Step Crowdfunding Strategy. They're your day-to-day contact, coordinating deadlines and implementing 4 major milestones: account setup, asset collection, prelaunch marketing and crowdfunding live.
Generals In the Campaign War Room
Whether it's Haley, Faye, Joey or Alyssa, they'll guide you and your team throughout the five phases of the Agency 2.0 200+ step process within our project management system.
Your campaign managers implement account setups, collect digital assets, create marketing timelines, maintain launch deadlines, coordinate Kickstarter or Indiegogo newsletters, work with crowdfunding platform partners and create campaign updates.
Director of Client Services
As a campaign coordinator, Haley loves interacting with clients from all over the world, curating stories for each campaign and excels in providing attentive customer service.
Chris guides A20 clients through the crowdfunding process from start to finish while coordinating to stay on schedule while working with designers throughout your campaign.
Marcus Brown, Jr.
Marcus's background in photography, video and music production enables him to work closely with clients guiding them through crowdfunding marketing from start to finish.
Alexa is a dedicated campaign manager who guides clients through Agency 2.0's crowdfunding marketing strategy with a strong focus in copywriting and an eye for details.
Online Advertising & Marketing Specialist.
Each Agency 2.0 client has an expert full-time advertising team working with your Campaign Manager to create conversion pixels, setup up account analytics, create multi-platform campaigns, optimize custom backer data sets, monitor budgets, create weekly marketing reports & much more.
Big Data & Analytics Junkies
Agency 2.0's advertising team is what gets the word out about your campaign, optimizing the results and finely tuning its data in real-time to make the crowdfunding magic happen.
Each of our team members has a specialist role, focusing only on their given areas of expertise so our clients know their attention is never off of what matters: budgets, results, data analytics & funding.
Director of Marketing Strategy
Tiffany is an experienced analyst, specializing in Search Engine Marketing and Social Media, creating, implementing, analyzing & optimizing crowdfunding advertising campaigns.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Katie is a social media and email specialist with 5+ years of design experience with a degree from the Fashion Institute. She designs and manages outreach for our clients.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Alyssa creates engaging email, social media, marketing content. Fluent in 3 languages, Alyssa allows Agency 2.0 to better serve non-English speaking clientele in Europe and Asia.
Creative, Graphic Design & Web Dev.
Each Agency 2.0 client works with one of our dedicated graphic designers to maintain brand identity across many digital mediums. The creative team works with your team to create and maintain brand identity and all associated assests for the duration of your Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign.
Pixel Artisans & Coding Nerds
Our in-house creative and graphic design team works with our clients to create everything from prelaunch landing pages, online digital advertisements, email marketing messages, crowdfunding campaign updates, crowdfunding pages & much more.
Each of designers are also artist with varying specialties allowing Agency 2.0 to assign your project a dedicated designer based on which of their styles and skill-sets best fit your unique campaign.
From dynamic page designs, to Facebook ads, his sharp eye for design and keen sense for new crowdfunding trends he stays ahead of the next big Kickstarter campaign.
Leon is one Agency 2.0's in-house crowdfunding website designers specializing in illustration, typography, print, branding, concept work and animation.
Kristina is a fine artist, designer, and illustrator with previous experience at 20th Century Fox. She is drawn to clean, simplistic design with letters and typography.
Agency 2.0's Trusted Service Partners.
Each of Agency 2.0's clients has access to our extensive list of trusted and approved service specialists that offer complimentary Kickstarter & Indiegogo services. We've done the vetting so you don't have to.
Hand-Selected Industry Experts
Agency 2.0 understands where it's expertise lies and only partners with the best.
Whether it's video production, retail and distribution, manufacturing and tooling, public relations, web development or crowdfunding legal, we've aligned ourselves with organizations we're proud to introduce you to.
Industry Leading Tech PR Partnerships
Industry Leading Lifestyle PR Partnership
Video Production Partnerships
Product & Lifestyle Photography Partnerships
Manufacturing & Tooling Partnership
Retail & Distribution Partnerships
Reward Fullfillment Partnership
Crowdfunding Platform Partnerships
Crowdfunding Law Firm Partnership