Co-Founder and CEO
Co-Founder and CTO
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Cortnay Cymrot graduated from Duke University in 2015. Earning her degree in Public Policy, she spent a year working at The Washington Post in Washington, DC before returning home to San Francisco. Cortnay’s background is in writing and strategic story-telling, and she looks forward to supporting the growth of Back Home Productions as a Project Executive.
Brand Strategy Consultant
Seasoned marketing professional with experience at a large OEM (IBM) and a smaller technology company (Brocade). Broad marketing experience between the two companies that has enabled me to understand how to work with key constituents/partners and how to use qualitative and quantitative analysis to help optimize the use of marketing resources. Specialties: Go to market strategy/launch planning, pricing negotiation and rationale, advertising and promotion idea generation and ROI analysis.
Born and raised in NC, Lana is a recent graduate from UNC-Chapel Hill. She discovered her love of media production through UNC Student TV. Since then, she has enjoyed developing her creative skillset as a video editor and cinematographer. An avid adventurer, Lana studied abroad twice and explored nine countries during college. And after driving across the country for two internships in LA, she decided that the Tar Heel State is where she wants to be. She’s excited to be Back Home!