The Team

Jennifer Sargent (CEO & Co-Founder)

Jen is the CEO and Co-Founder of HitFix, the fastest growing entertainment news brand in the U.S. Prior to HitFix, Jen cultivated an expansive range of digital expertise covering the media and technology landscape, including leadership roles at Reed Business Information (parent company of Variety), DoubleClick, BV Capital and J.P. Morgan Technology & Media investment banking. Jen has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Electrical Engineering from UVa. She is a frequent mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs and has been featured in publications such as USA Today, The New York Observer, and, among others. When she’s not traversing the continent for meetings, she’s enjoying story time with her kids, taking in Snoop Lion concerts with her husband Pete, growing gargantuan-sized zucchinis at her wine-country home, and tapping the latest foodie hotspots with her eclectic collection of friends, colleagues & and other beach bums.

Favorite Movie from the 90's: The Shawshank Redemption
In Heavy Rotation on Her iPod: Foo Fighters' Everlong

Gregory Ellwood (Co-Founder)

Gregory is the Editor-in-Chief, President and Co-Founder of HitFix, where he has recruited one of the most respected editorial teams in entertainment news. He is also responsible for delivering engaging original video content across millions of screens daily via HitFix’s out-of-home partners. Gregory began his career in Hollywood at the forefront of interactive marketing while working at 20th Century Fox International and Paramount Pictures. Before co-founding HitFix, Greg created the Hollywood Hitlist on MSN Movies, consulted for Variety and re-launched the LA Times' The Envelope website for the 2007-2008 season. Gregory also is a passionate basketball fan and player. He can consistently be found hitting clutch 3’s in meaningless pick up games across Los Angeles. Gregory received his MFA from California Institute of the Arts.

Favorite Movie from the 90's: The Ice Storm
Favorite Basketball Team: Los Angeles Clippers

Anurag Jain (Chief Technology Officer)

Anu is an experienced entrepreneur and technologist with a diverse background in mobile and web development. He most recently co-founded and was the CEO at Gigzee, an online live music discovery tool. Anu has also developed enterprise strategy as well as consumer features for Internet Explorer at Microsoft. He is constantly a technological adviser to many startups in the SF Bay Area. Anu received his M.S. from The Ohio State University. When Anu is not hacking away at his computer, he can typically be found at the squash courts in San Francisco, or out sailing on the bay.

Favorite Movie from the 90's: The Big Lebowski
Favorite TV shows of all time: The Sopranos and Breaking Bad