About Us

We believe in the power of new ideas to solve complex problems, turn audiences into believers and build brands. Our award-winning work adds value to some big names: seventeen of the Fortune 100, including Microsoft, Intel and Honeywell, and sixteen of the top one hundred software companies, including Adobe, Autodesk and Blackboard.

Our Team

John Assalian Founder | CEO
Loves Family, Golf, Marital Arts, and Culinary Arts.
“The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.”
— Peter Drucker
Joshua Shane VP of Strategy
LOVES: Family, Bikes, Economics, Physics, Philosophy, Jazz, Martial Arts
“We all inhabit the illusion of free will. Let’s improve our illusion together with patience and compassion.”
Tom Jagger VP of Content Production
LOVES: Playing music, Fly fishing, Surfing
“Television won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.”
— Darryl Zanuck, executive at 20th Century Fox, 1946
Rob McLay VP of Creative
LOVES: Great Design, Guitar, Biking, Cats, You
“Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.”
— Dieter Rams
Phil Bergman VP of Communications
Adam Zacek Director of Operations & Accounts
LOVES: QT (quality time) with Family and Friends, Boarding a plane and arriving someplace new, Rock that Rolls, Playing/Watching Hoops
“The rock's easy, but the roll is another thing...”
— Keith Richards
Joel Yabrudy Creative Director
LOVES: Exercising, Cooking, Rum
“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.”
— Unknown Author
Su Su Maung Director of HR
LOVES: Family, Writing, Knitting
“Since we live in this world, we have to do our best for this world.” — Aung San Suu Kyi
Don Sparks Director of Account Strategy
LOVES: Family, Running, Mtn. Biking, Hiking, Camping, Guitar, Photography
“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.”
— Jack Kerouac
Ben Lopata Director of Production
LOVES: Wine, Cheese, Bread, Beer Can Chicken, Homemade Sauerkraut, Cooking, Fishing, Biking, Camping
“In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat you need it.”
— Napoleon Bonaparte
Joshua Shane VP of Strategy
LOVES: Family, Bikes, Economics, Physics, Philosophy, Jazz, Martial Arts
“We all inhabit the illusion of free will. Let’s improve our illusion together with patience and compassion.”
Rob McLay VP of Creative
LOVES: Great Design, Guitar, Biking, Cats, You
“Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.”
— Dieter Rams
Phil Bergman VP of Communications
Su Su Maung Director of HR
LOVES: Family, Writing, Knitting
“Since we live in this world, we have to do our best for this world.” — Aung San Suu Kyi
Adam Zacek Director of Operations & Accounts
LOVES: QT (quality time) with Family and Friends, Boarding a plane and arriving someplace new, Rock that Rolls, Playing/Watching Hoops
“The rock's easy, but the roll is another thing...”
— Keith Richards
Su Su Maung Director of HR
LOVES: Family, Writing, Knitting
“Since we live in this world, we have to do our best for this world.” — Aung San Suu Kyi
Ben Lopata Director of Production
LOVES: Wine, Cheese, Bread, Beer Can Chicken, Homemade Sauerkraut, Cooking, Fishing, Biking, Camping
“In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat you need it.”
— Napoleon Bonaparte
Tom Jagger VP of Content Production
LOVES: Playing music, Fly fishing, Surfing
“Television won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.”
— Darryl Zanuck, executive at 20th Century Fox, 1946
Adam Zacek Director of Operations & Accounts
LOVES: QT (quality time) with Family and Friends, Boarding a plane and arriving someplace new, Rock that Rolls, Playing/Watching Hoops
“The rock's easy, but the roll is another thing...”
— Keith Richards
Don Sparks Director of Account Strategy
LOVES: Family, Running, Mtn. Biking, Hiking, Camping, Guitar, Photography
“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.”
— Jack Kerouac
Joel Yabrudy Creative Director
LOVES: Exercising, Cooking, Rum
“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.”
— Unknown Author
Rob McLay VP of Creative
LOVES: Great Design, Guitar, Biking, Cats, You
“Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful.”
— Dieter Rams
Su Su Maung Director of HR
LOVES: Family, Writing, Knitting
“Since we live in this world, we have to do our best for this world.” — Aung San Suu Kyi

Want to join the team?

Our driving motivation is commitment to our customers. From media acquisition to content delivery, Viewstream provides the people and the tools to make companies successful. The Viewstream team is smart, flexible, focused, and honest. If you would like to be part of our team, please email our HR director at jobs@viewstream.com.

Awards and Recognition

Telly Awards
  • Silver Winner, Online Video, Autodesk Seek
  • Silver Winner, Online Video, Adobe Media Optimizer
  • Silver Winner, Online Programs, ERA: IBC 2015 Reveal
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Autodesk BIM 360 Docs
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Autodesk BIM Solutions for Infrastructure
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Autodesk Point Layout
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Autodesk Smoke “Don’t Just Edit. Finish.”
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, ClearCare Platform
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Future of Making Things
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Microsoft Azure: Olympics
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Microsoft Azure: Tribune Company
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Microsoft Azure: two10degrees
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Microsoft Case Study
  • Bronze Winner, Online Video, Project Alexandria Teaser
Communicator Awards
  • Silver Award of Distinction, AU Innovation Forum
  • Silver Award of Distinction, Autodesk BIM 360: Glue
  • Silver Award of Distinction, ClearCare Platform
  • Silver Award of Distinction, Microsoft Azure: Olympics
  • Silver Award of Distinction, Microsoft Azure: Tribune Company
  • Silver Award of Distinction, Microsoft Azure: two10degrees
  • Silver Award of Distinction, Project Alexandria Teaser
  • Gold Award of Excellence, Dabble: Make History
Hermes Awards
  • Platinum Winner, Microsite Category, InfraWorks Microsite
  • Gold Winner, Web Video Category, Swift Engineering Case Study: The Race to Indy
  • Honorable Mention, Interactive Capabilities, Autodesk Suite Recommender
Videographer Awards
  • Award of Excellence, Marketing (Product) Category, Autodesk AutoCAD 360 Pro: Top Things About Pro
  • Award of Excellence, Marketing (Service) Category, Hyperwallet Platform Overview
  • Award of Excellence, Editing Category, Microsoft Azure IoT
  • Award of Excellence, Web Video Category, Microsoft & Hanweck Associates, LLC
  • Award of Distinction, Marketing (Product) Category, Autodesk Collections Teaser Trailer
  • Award of Distinction, Motion Graphics Design Category, Cepheid C360 Overview
  • Award of Distinction, Motion Graphics Design Category, ClearCare Caregiver Marketplace
Davey Award
  • Silver Category Online Advertising & Marketing, Rich Media, AutoCAD 2010 Tips & Tricks
San Francisco State University
  • College of Business Commitment to Entrepreneurial Studies Award
SFAdvertising.com
  • Featured Agency
Sony Electronics
  • Visions of US Video Competition, Experimental Video
QuickTime Film Festival
  • Gold Winner, Digital Video
International Film Festival Rotterdam
  • Digital Video
ResFest Film Festival
  • Showing of various works

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