ZIG is a disruptive and revolutionary mobile media technology platform that delivers content to users in a way they’ve never seen before.

What is ZIG?

ZIG is a mobile media technology company that creates products, which transform and disrupt the global media landscape. ZIG enables people to consume, share, and react to content in a way that prioritizes images and video over words. It addresses both a worldwide time famine and the general need to consume information efficiently. The platform's underlying technology makes for a personalized, easy experience that eliminates noise and focuses only on what's important to an individual user. ZIG's products optimize content consumption while driving traffic to publishers and social media outlets.

The ZIG Team

Joshua James
Joshua James Co-Founder & CEO

Joshua came up with the original concept for ZIG and is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ZIG Media. Starting with his first company RiseTech, which he founded in college, Joshua has consistently had the vision to start and build successful companies. After selling RiseTech to Equity Office Property (Now Blackstone), Joshua started the pioneering live digital music firm Basecamp Productions which was eventually sold to Warner Music. Artists who became clients of Joshua’s include Pearl Jam, Kendrick Lamar, Linkin Park and Mumford & Sons.

Adam Platzner
Adam Platzner Co-Founder & President

Adam is an entrepreneur, brand builder and creative venture investor. He is a founder and the former chief brand officer of Dream Water (acquired). He is the founder of Corbellus Capital, through which he became a founding investor in companies including, The Infatuation/ZAGAT and Nourish Snacks. Adam began his career at Macy’s in-house advertising agency, followed by increasingly senior roles across the media and entertainment industry. He graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL.

John Tornow
John Tornow Co-Founder & CTO

John is a technologist and software entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of ZIG Media. Prior to his work with ZIG, John led business and technical operations for a software consultancy, growing the company from a small team to a world-class agency. His work has been featured by Apple, Starbucks, and Google and has been used by millions of people around the world.