2 min readJul 13, 2021

New York, NY — July 13, 2021 — Audioboom, the leading global podcast company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Mancusi as Chief Revenue Officer and Erica Tong as Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect.

Mancusi brings ten years of podcast industry experience and served most recently as Audioboom’s EVP Global, Sales & Development before moving into the CRO position. Before joining Audioboom in 2015, he worked at both CBS and Podcast One.

“It has been a pleasure working at Audioboom for the last five years and developing a market-leading advertising model,” said Mancusi. “I look forward to the challenge of exploring new revenue opportunities across the group.”

In his new role, Mancusi will continue to drive Audioboom’s core advertising product, develop international monetization partnerships, and expand revenue through ad tech.

Tong began her career with GroupM before joining Havas Media in 2014 as a National Broadcast Buyer. Since 2016, she has led Audioboom’s sales operations, most recently as SVP, Sales Planning & Operations.

As COO Tong will lead advertising operations, research & development, HR and communications, and will oversee the company’s major operational projects.

“I’m extremely excited for the opportunity to join the leadership team at Audioboom. For the past five years, I’ve seen this company grow and mature to become a leader in the podcast industry,” said Tong.

“Erica and Thomas are two incredible leaders who have shaped both the company and the podcast industry with their talent and vision,” said Stuart Last, CEO. “They have played a major part in our story so far, and I can’t wait to see what they achieve in their new roles.”

About Audioboom

Audioboom is a global leader in podcasting — our shows are downloaded more than 91 million times each month by 25 million unique listeners around the world. Audioboom is ranked as the fourth largest podcast publisher in the US by Triton Digital.

Audioboom’s ad-tech and monetisation platform underpins a scalable content business that provides commercial services for a premium network of 250 top tier podcasts, with key partners including ‘Casefile True Crime’ (US), ‘Morbid’ (US), ‘True Crime Obsessed’ (US), ‘The Morning Toast’ (US), ‘No Such Thing As A Fish’ (UK), and ‘The Cycling Podcast’ (UK).

The Audioboom Originals Network is a slate of content developed and produced by Audioboom including ‘Dark Air with Terry Carnation’, ‘RELAX!’, ‘Baby Mamas No Dramas’, ‘Covert’, ‘It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey’, ‘Mafia’, ‘Huddled Masses’ and ‘What Makes A Killer’.

Audioboom operates internationally, with operations and global partnerships across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The platform allows content to be distributed via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, Amazon Music, Deezer, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, RadioPublic, Saavn, Stitcher, Facebook and Twitter as well as a partner’s own websites and mobile apps.

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