Doni and Daniel bring many years of combined expertise in helping Jewish Businesses reach their attendance goals each year through the use of various Advertising, Marketing and Social Media Strategies. They form the perfect synergy in going beyond in exploring Jewish Businesses, Kosher Restaurants, Jewish Travel and Passover Travel and truly want to help business owners along with customers!
Doni Schwartz, Co-founder & CSO
As Executive Director of Data Partnerships, Doni Schwartz leads and executes Advertising Data Partnerships at FreeWheel, a Comcast Company. Joining the team in May 2018, he is responsible for bringing to market FreeWheel’s full breadth of advertising data partnerships that his advertiser and programmer clients need to achieve their goals. Prior to FreeWheel, Doni held consulting leadership roles at Comcast, managing teams across various advertising projects relating to developing data strategy and governance, building data-driven products, scaling operations and executing partnerships at Accenture Strategy. Doni’s interest in advertising data and measurement began as a Principal of advertising strategy & operations for IBB Consulting Group, a leader in Media and Entertainment Strategy Consulting, which was acquired in 2018 by Accenture Strategy. Before that, he led large and complex marketing and advertising consulting engagements across various publishers and studios in New York and Los Angeles, launching advertising data solutions, developing go-to-market cross-platform strategies, streamlining Marketing operations and leading new business development opportunities. Doni also held positions at Ernst & Young’s Media strategy consulting practice, Cognizant’s business consulting practice, both in a business development, strategy and operations capacity. He graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ with a B.S. degree in Finance.
Daniel Kramer, Co-founder & CFO
Daniel Kramer entrepreneur has worked as a consultant on web design, graphic design SEO, social media marketing, internet marketing and computer services for several years. He has experience with clients ranging from individuals to large corporate clients in several different industries. Daniel continually researches and embraces the latest technology and trends, as well as adding new techniques and innovations all the time. Daniel is the owner of Los Angeles web design company DK Interactive Design. Daniel is an Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. He runs a very successful meetup group (The LA Web Professionals Group) which is one of the most popular technology meetup groups in Los Angeles. He also regularly is a Teaching Assistant at Adobe MAX, The Creativity Conference. When Daniel isn’t working one one of his entrepreneurial gigs he can be found being a pitmaster smoking meats, cooking, kayaking and photographing landscapes.
Yitzie Katz, Founder of Kosher GPS
As the creator of Kosher GPS, the only glatt kosher smartphone app to easily find kosher food and minyanim or mikvahs in many countries, Yitzie Katz has an eclectic background. Yitzie owned his own restaurant and catering establishment and then became the VP Operations at a software encryption development company. He then co-founded a software encryption company specifically for main frame security data to the web. He combined his two passions of food and technology to create Kosher GPS. Yitzie had been mentioned in many magazines, newspapers and been on radio shows among them, the OK Spirit magazine, The Jewish Press, and Naomi Nachman’s radio show on the Nachum Segal network.
Yitzie has a BA/BS in Computer Science and Business from Queens College and post graduate work in Computer Science from New York University.
Dana Szafranski, Head of Marketing
Dana began working in marketing after she graduated from Stern College of Yeshiva University. She was inspired to pursue a masters degree from the Newhouse School of Syracuse University in digital communications with a focus in advertising. Through her studies, she learned the keys to capturing an audience, particularly with social media. Dana started her own successful social media management company, developing messaging and content across multiple industries and platforms. She became an expert in creating advertisements that were specifically tailored to the audiences that the clients were trying to reach. In addition to her passion for marketing, Dana is a certified chef who also enjoys singing and is a proud member of SAG.
Eli Leibowicz, Head of East Coast Sales
Eli Lebowicz started in Sales at the age of 16, while working as a seat vendor at Chicago Cubs’ games at Wrigley Field. There, he would find humorous and creative ways to sell products fans such as doing impressions of legendary baseball announcer Harry Caray. While earning a Psychology degree as a student at Yeshiva University, Eli also started performing standup comedy in 2008, and has since performed in Jewish communities all over the United States and Canada, as well as over Zoom. Eli has worked as an Account Manager at B&H, and as a Communications Associate at the Orthodox Union, and holds a Masters’ degree in Marketing from Yeshiva University. He currently lives in New York with his wife and two children.
Sammy Scherr, Head of West Coast Sales
Sammy Scherr is a jack of all trades and brings his high energy and passion for sales and customer relations to My Jewish Listings! Sammy joined IRIS Real Estate at Keller Williams Hollywood Hills in early 2019 as its first residential home-focused agent. After graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Sammy went to Loyola Law School in downtown Los Angeles, graduating and passing the California Bar Exam in 2016. His post-bar focus has been in legal sales at BARBRI Inc., where he oversees a team of 75-100 law students who help administer his sales plan. The sales and customer relations involved made the leap to residential real estate smooth and natural, and he is looking forward to a similar transition into bringing business and opportunities to Jewish restaurants, businesses, and travel companies!