We pioneered earned content in 2010, and have paved the way ever since.

What we believe

White backdrops, studio lighting, and simulated friend groups don’t get people’s attention anymore. Nor do they drive sales like they once did. Brands need better content that relates to their audiences’ lives, and they need more of it to fill the growing number of relevant channels while driving towards their business goals.

Olapic enables brands to visually communicate in a new way, using real customer images and videos in every touchpoint.

368M
Earned content pieces collected to date
$495M
Influenced revenue in 2016
53M
Data points analyzed daily (last 24 hours)

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Our Executive Team

Pau Sabria

Co-Founder and CEO

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Naveen Akunuri

VP of Product

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Sebastián Alvarez

VP of Engineering

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Pau Sabria

Co-Founder and CEO

Pau Sabria and his co-founders created the world’s first earned content platform to help brands curate, activate, and analyze consumer photos and videos across all marketing and e-Commerce channels. Based in the company’s New York headquarters, Sabria oversees the company strategy and direction in the marketplace.  He is a graduate of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering, and conducted his thesis in distributed video coding at Purdue University in Indiana. He then joined The Boston Consulting Group, where he worked for three years and co-founded Olapic while completing his MBA at Columbia University in New York City. Sabria is extensively quoted in the media about visual social platforms such as Instagram, the future of e-commerce and how consumer-generated images will impact the way brands interact with customers.

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Naveen Akunuri

VP of Product

Based in Olapic’s NYC headquarters, Naveen Akunuri oversees the Product Management team including the UX, research, and product marketing departments. He has 18 years of product development experience, most recently as the co-founder and CTO of Piqora, which was acquired by Olapic in 2016. Prior to his time at Piqora, Naveen co-founded Sheyna, a startup that enabled anyone to design jewelry on the web. Previous to founding his own companies, Naveen was the Director of Architecture for SendMe Mobile. An innovator in the finance space, Naveen also led the bill payments and funds transfer teams at Yodlee. Naveen has a Masters Degree from North Carolina State University, and a BS from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai.

Sebastián Alvarez

VP of Engineering

Based in Olapic’s Argentinean office in Córdoba, Sebastián (Sebas) Alvarez leads the Engineering Team and overall operations in Argentina. Prior to his time at Olapic, Sebas worked as a freelancer for several Marketing companies and universities in Córdoba. A lifelong tech lover, Sebas has been writing code for as long as he can remember and is proud to say he was one of Olapic’s first employees.

Olapic in the press

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We Don't Just work across industries, we work across continents.

New York, California, UK, Argentina

1370 Broadway
Suite 1450 (14th Floor)
New York, NY 10018
Tel: 1-888-399-6685

12655 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066

The Tea Building, Unit 2.05
56 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6JJ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 3475 3268

Corrientes 161,
Floor 2,
Cordoba, Argentina
Tel: +54 9 3517022946

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Our Own Love for photos and videos inspires our work.