About Us

The #1 Network Essential to the Enthusiast Lifestyle.

TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world’s premier transmedia network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, and GRINDTV. With more than 60 websites, 50 publications, 50 annual events, Motor Trend OnDemand subscription video on-demand service, and the world’s largest automotive and action/adventure sports media platforms, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions.

Our unique and innovative approach to content development and media solutions allows our partners to activate passionate groups of influencers effectively and efficiently.

Vision

We create content that inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions.

Values

At TEN, we are passionate about what we do, authentic to our consumers and customers, creative in generating ideas, and transformative in our approach.

Goal

To be the #1 network essential to the enthusiast lifestyle.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Scott Dickey

CEO

  • Prior to TEN, served as President & CEO of Competitor Group
  • Previously served as President of TransWorld Media, a former division of Time Warner
  • Prior executive positions at Disney, K2 and the NBA

Bill Sutman

EVP,
Chief Financial
officer

  • Over 30 years of experience in large and small multi-national companies and startups; 25 years in media and entertainment.
  • Joined TEN in 2013.
  • Previously served in CFO roles with NBC Universal and Relativity Media.
  • Started career with Price Waterhouse

Eric Schwab

EVP,
Chief Commercial
Officer

  • 20 years of experience in media sales, integrated & cross platform marketing
  • Joined TEN in 2001 and worked in various sales and management roles
  • Prior to TEN, worked as a regional sales manager at an online startup as well as J. Walter Thompson

Scott Bailey

President,
Automotive

  • Two-time nominee and Emmy Award winner for his work in advanced media technology and brings more than two decades of digital and publishing experience to TEN.
  • Previously served as SVP at Comcast Interactive Media and General Manager for a division of Time Warner

Norb Garrett

EVP,
Sports &
Entertainment

  • Prior to TEN, served as VP Content at Miller Publishing Group, where he directed all editorial, online and new media efforts.
  • Previously VP, Group Publisher/Editorial Director for Primedia from 2001-2004 after serving as Creative Director at EMAP.

Ryan Payne

SVP,
Marketing

  • Joined TEN in 2012 as VP Marketing
  • Prior to joining TEN, Payne served as Account Director at Team One where he lead award-winning initiatives recognized by the AME’s, Webby’s, Fast Company, AdWeek, and Digiday.
  • 18+ years of experience managing brands and developing integrated marketing campaigns across multiple mediums, working with Fortune Global 500 companies including Lexus, Kawasaki, and Toshiba.

Bobby Akin

SVP,
Branded Content and
Motorsport
Operations

  • 25 Year veteran of Automotive / Motorsports Television
  • Original member of SpeedVision launch team
  • Managed SPEED/FOX Sports Motorsports for from 2001-2014
  • Former Professional Driver

Jerry Solomon

Managing Director,
StudioTEN

  • Emmy and Cannes Lion award winning producer with 25 years of commercial and film production experience
  • Previously served as Managing Partner and Executive of Epoch Films and founded content company Persuade & Influence.

Angus MacKenzie

EVP,
Chief Content
Officer

Kevin Mullan

EVP,
Operations

Geoff DeFrance

SVP,
Automotive
Digital

Ed Loh

Editor-In-Chief,
Motor Trend

Matt Boice

SVP,
Sales
Operations

Mike Cummings

SVP,
Financial
Planning

Amy Diamond

VP,
Editorial
Operations

David Freiburger

SVP, Content
Strategy
Automotive

David Hope

VP,
Human
Resources

Matt Cunningham

VP,
Finance
Automotive

Michael Suggett

Executive Producer,
Original
Programming

Dan Bednar

SVP,
Digital
Operations

Shilpa Joshi

VP,
Controller

Tom Slater

SVP,
Circulation

Elisabeth Murray

VP,
Digital
Monetization

Steve Freeman

VP,
Events
In-Market

Kristen Ude

VP, Sales
Sports &
Entertainment

Jason Rice

VP,
Media Solutions

LOCATIONS







Location Address
Royal Oak MI 48073"
Carlsbad CA 92011"
San Clemente CA 92672"
Ste 195 El Segundo CA 90245"
New York NY 10016"
El Segundo CA 90245 310 531-9900"
Irvine CA 92606"


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