About us

Matt Wasserlauf, CEO, Co-Founder

Matt is a digital media pioneer. In 2004, he founded BBE, the industry’s first online video company. As CEO, he led the company’s development in three operating segments: the Vindico technology platform, content production & syndication, and ad sales. Vindico’s innovative technology architecture was the first video ad serving and measurement platform and continues to be the gold standard for advertising agencies and publishers today. In 2010, BBE was successfully acquired by Specific Media.

Prior to founding BBE, Matt helped lay the foundation of today’s digital media industry as VP of Sales at The FeedRoom for four years and Director of Sales at CBS.com for two years. Previous to his work in digital media, he was a traditional media executive at Warner Bros, Petry Television, and Waring & LaRosa.

Matt earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in marketing from Indiana University.

Doug McCurdy, President, Co-Founder

Prior to founding Torrential, Doug was the President and CFO of BBE, the first online video company, for five years, leading the company’s rapid growth and orchestrating the company’s successful sale in a complex M&A transaction.

Prior to joining BBE, Doug was a Principal in the investment banking division of Banc of America Securities for ten years. Previously, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy for six years and was deployed throughout the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf.

Doug earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BS in engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Tarun Yadav, CTO, Co-Founder

Tarun leads the strategic innovation and engineering development of our OS2 technology platform.

Prior to joining Torrential, Tarun was CTO of Selectable Media, where he oversaw technology, product and infrastructure. Previously, he was lead System Architect at BBE where he played an integral role in building the industry's first video ad server, Vindico.

Tarun earned an MS in computer science from the University of Alabama and a BS in information systems, with honors, from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.