About Us

Who We Are

ActivePitch is the leading cloud-based content management and artist pitch system in the Entertainment Industry. The Los Angeles based company provides a suite of online tools empowering users to combine professional videos and photos into a comprehensive industry standard online profile. Since the Company’s inception the system has changed the process of sending professionally maintained artist pitches by simplifying the process of matching artists, agents and casting executives to the most current and coveted jobs in film and television.

Meet The Team

  • Garrison Koch Garrison Koch Co-Founder / CEO

    Working in the entertainment industry for the past 12 years, Garrison acquired an in-depth understanding of the talent casting process in Hollywood. He quickly realized the industry was missing a system to efficiently cast the proper person for the role, which was an early spark for ActivePitch. Garrison also founded & operated Executive Cellular, a wireless distribution reseller services company located in the San Francisco bay area. Primary responsibilities at ActivePitch include problem solving, product development & front-end web coding. Garrison grew up in California & spends most of his free time geeking out on global technologies and graphic design

  • Danny Lepthien Danny Lepthien Co-Founder / CFO

    After graduating from Texas Tech University, Danny helped companies like Applied Materials, Nortel Networks and AOL document & improve processes prior to large-scale system implementations. An entrepreneur a heart, Danny moved to LA and spent 3 years as Producer/ COO of SIX14 Productions. Still wearing his "consulting goggles" he identified an abundance of disconnected processes in the casting process, setting the groundwork for ActivePitch development. Primary responsibilities at ActivePitch include problem solving, managing operations & product development. Danny grew up in North Texas and in his free time can be found dodging city traffic on his bike or on the golf course.

  • Doug Bird Doug Bird Software Developer

    Doug is from Springfield, Missouri and started a PCNetworking repair business in his late teens. In 2001 he and a friend won a contract to create an application to design animation and messaging for outdoor digital displays. Doug attended University of Utah and developed web-based telephony and VOIP software. From 2005 to 2009 he was Chief Technology Officer for an online marketing company. He joined ActivePitch in 2012.

  • Ilana Sloggatt Ilana Sloggatt Director of Operations

    Ilana was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico with a background in Theater and a love for film. She graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Fine Arts from Arizona State University. Ilana’s primary responsibilities at ActivePitch include day-to-day operations, client relations and face-to-face consulting with clients on how to best present their work. In her free time she can be found creating characters with her Special Effects Makeup skills.

  • Todd Szuch Todd Szuch Social Media

    Todd is a professional Editor/Director with 10 years of experience working on music videos, commercials, television projects and feature films. For the last 6 years Todd has worked as an Editor and Co-Producer for the weekly TV series "Made in Hollywood". Now in its 6th season, the show is a nationally syndicated and now in 90.7 million homes. Primary responsibilities at ActivePitch include social media marketing, media acquisition, technology & high-end editing. Todd is from Northern California and can be found cruising around on his Harley on his days off.