Rebecca Abrahams, CEO/Founder
Rebecca Abrahams, our Chief Executive Officer, is the former creator of THIEL Audio’s entertainment division AURORA, a 4K live streaming concert studio in downtown Nashville. As THIEL’s Chief Brand Officer, Abrahams conceived and implemented the company’s product rebrand and roadmap to include next generation audio products. She was also instrumental in bringing manufacturing back to the United States.
Prior to her post at THIEL & AURORA, Ms. Abrahams served as Chief Communications Officer at FortressFone, a mobile security company specializing in encrypted smartphones for U.S. private enterprise. She has an in-depth understanding of emerging mobile security technologies with respect to mobile device management and mobile payments.
Ms. Abrahams is also an accomplished television and film producer, strategist and speechwriter. Her film credits include co-producer, Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery, HBO Documentaries: Thank You Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House: HBO Documentaries and The Hunt for Bin Laden for BBC and Smithsonian Channel. In addition, Ms. Abrahams has written and produced television ad campaigns for various clients including Discovery Communications Emerging Networks; Investigation Discovery and Science Channel.
Prior to that, Ms. Abrahams was a writer and investigative producer at ABC News in New York and Washington for 13 years. During which time, Abrahams covered international, national and political news and led investigations into 9-11 and electronic voting fraud. She has received numerous awards for her work, including a Peabody for her coverage of the September 11th attacks and four Edward R Murrow awards including honors for her coverage of the Tsunami Disaster and for Overall Excellence in Broadcasting. Ms. Abrahams was also awarded a Scripps Howard Foundation Award and a CINE Golden Eagle for Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery.
Abrahams also has considerable knowledge in new media. As co-creator of Washingtonpost.com's discussion site Live Online, she was instrumental in expanding programming from 10 hours to 60 hours a week of live, moderated discussions.
During her tenure, Abrahams won an Eppy (Editor & Publishing Award) for Best Online Interactive Site in 2000.
A serial entrepreneur, Ms. Abrahams has a keen eye for emerging trends and constantly seeks ways to incorporate new technology into the company’s many projects.