Paul Kontonis

Chief Marketing Officer, WHOSAY, Viacom Ad Solutions


Paul Kontonis is Chief Marketing Officer at WHOSAY, a Viacom company. Kontonis is a 25-year digital media veteran with an industry leading expertise in the B2B marketing, branding, content marketing, and the cross-platform video distribution and monetization of original digital content.

Formally, Kontonis served as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Digiday Media, managing across the media brands of Digiday, Glossy, Custom and Tradestreaming (now Tearsheet).

Prior to Digiday, Kontonis served as Senior Vice President, Strategy at Collective Digital Studio (now Studio71), a multi-platform digital entertainment company and multi-channel network (MCN). Before Collective Digital Studio, Kontonis was Vice President, Group Director, Brand Content at Digitas. At Digitas, where he helped establish the Digital Content NewFronts.

Kontonis has served as the President of the Global Online Video Association, an industry trade group representing media networks and video platforms and Chairman of the International Academy of Web Television. Kontonis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology from New York University.

Upcoming SMW Events


Past SMW Events

Brand Storytelling in a Fragmented Media Landscape

5:15 PM - 5:55 PM

Hosted by Viacom Ad Solutions

Sheraton Times Square: Stage 1



Do I Have Your Attention? Fan Engagement Strategies with Tamron Hall

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Hosted by WHOSAY

Venue SIX10: Stage One


Drop the R: It's Influence Marketing not Influencer Marketing

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

Hosted by WHOSAY

The Broad Stage


What is Branded Content?

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hosted by Click 3X

Click 3X Headquarters


Vivisection Live: The Inner Workings of a Web Series

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Hosted by IAWTV & Magnet Media Originals

Lifestyle & Culture Hub at Hearst Tower