Cameo is an online marketplace that connects fans directly with their favorite pop culture icons via personalized video messages, live calls, and direct messages. The company achieved unicorn status in 2021.

U.S. & Canada
Selected: 2021
Retail & Consumer Tech
Media & Entertainment

Devon Townsend

Devon Townsend is a Co-Founder of Cameo, the leading marketplace building personal relationships among talent, fans and brands through custom video messages, live video calls and direct messages.Prior to Cameo, Townsend was a Vine influencer who regularly received DMs from fans asking for shout-outs to them and their friends, which helped shape the Cameo business model. Townsend holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Duke University and served as Cameo’s first Chief Technology Officer. He has received Forbes 30 Under 30 and Inc. 30 Under 30 honors in 2019 for his contributions to Cameo.

Steven Galanis

Steven Galanis is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cameo, the leading marketplace connecting fans directly with tens of thousands of pop culture personalities in the form of customized video messages, live video calls and direct messages. Galanis has been recognized as one of “Hollywood’s Top Innovators” of 2020 by The Hollywood Reporter, a “40 Under 40" honoree by Crain’s Chicago Business, and “Innovator of the Year (B2C)” by Chicago Inno. Galanis graduated from Duke University with a degree in History. He is an active member of the YPO Chicago Chapter and the Economic Club of Chicago.