CrossTech Ventures and KMS Media Partners Join Forces.
CrossTech Ventures has acquired KMS Media Partners. KMS Media Partners is a digital media management firm representing talent, traditional media companies and online media startups. CrossTech was co-founded by brothers Nick and Stephen Saber fourteen years ago. CTV is an integrated events and media company specializing in real-time and online experiences primarily around business technology for mid-sized enterprises and organizations. ITEC, New Marketing Labs and the recently launched social media web television channel – www.ThePulseNetwork.com are also operated by CTV.
KMS was launched in January, 2009 by veteran Boston media executive Kevin Straley. Prior to launching KMS Kevin served as SVP of News, Talk, Sports Programming where he was a key member of senior management team who launched XM Satellite Radio, the first national Satellite Radio Company. During his tenure at XM he launched over one hundred channels and expanded the sports platform to over five thousand play-by-play broadcasts per year. Mr. Straley began his career as Program Director for WRKO where he helped to develop groundbreaking programs including “The Howie Carr Show” and “Two Chicks Dishing”.