Storytellers + Creatives + Engineers

Storytellers

Create stories that make the audience’s
heart beat faster, for the chance of
winning them over. The power of great
storytelling can capture your audience in
unbelievable ways.

Creatives

Create and design interactive
experiences for your audience that can
help you inspire deeper connections in
a consistent and meaningful way.

Engineers

Build websites and apps that perform,
using the best-in-class technology. Their
passion is to create digital products that
make an impact and disrupt industries.

We Are Deviate

Jonas Muthoni

Founder, CEO

As Deviates’ fearless leader, Jonas draws upon years of customer service experience, research, and analytical skills after working for the US’s most prominent and leading Fortune 500 wireless communications company.

Jonas is driven by a passion for innovative excellence, exceptional service, and relationship building. By setting the bar high for the entire Deviate team, Jonas has assembled a group of the most talented leaders in the digital world.

He is a firm believer in hiring better and smarter people than himself, which is why Deviate is the leading Digital Marketing and Software Agency in Los Angeles.

Matt Colletta

Co-Founder, COO, Director of Strategy

Matt Colletta is a digital marketing expert with years of experience and specializes in SEO, content marketing, and paid advertising.

He brings hands-on experience growing UpswingPoker.com from scratch into the world’s #1 poker training company. This success was achieved using multi-channel marketing and best in class product creation.

If you are looking for cutting edge data-driven strategies to get more website traffic, leads and customers, well Matt is your guy.

Matt is a dedicated husband and father to his 2 lovely children. During his free time, Matt likes to play soccer where he dominates the midfield position.

Mike Brady

Director, SEO & Content Marketer

Mike found his passion in digital marketing, specializing in executing SEO tactics and strategies. He goes the extra mile to produce content that plays to a company’s greatest strengths while boosting organic search traffic.

Mike’s experience growing websites across multiple industries is a critical asset for Deviate clients. “Is it weird to say that I actually love helping companies make incredible content? I love learning about a new industry, I love towering over the competition, and I love finding creative ways to provide business value.”

Anne Lise Sylta

PR Director

Anne Lise is an MBA graduate with a distinctive emphasis placed on entrepreneurial creativity and business development. She heads the PR department of Deviate’s subsidiary SomeFuse.

Through her networking skills, she has built long-lasting relationships with clients in various industries and journalists in multiple media outlets. She is detail-oriented and always goes above and beyond to make sure her clients are satisfied. As a result, her clients have come to expect and receive best-in-class results.

Zaheer Abbas

Lead Developer

Before joining the Deviate team, Zaheer started his professional career as a freelance web developer after graduating from the University of Bradford UK in 2012. During this time, he engaged and provided web solutions to clients across the globe.

Zaheer is consistently involved with Deviate’s diverse and dynamic team in every product design, research, and development to keep up to date with the latest trends and technologies. “I am in love with programming and passionate about providing our clients with top-notch tech solutions and helping businesses stay current with the ever-changing digital tech trends.

Esperanza Gomez

Creative Director

Esperanza is a UI/UX designer residing in Los Angeles, CA, who grew up loving fashion and arts. 

She defines herself as a loyal, adaptable, ambitious, self-motivated, confident, and down-to-earth person.

“My main goal is to ensure Deviate clients get the best visual experience. I aim to create designs that will inspire and motivate people while leaving a lasting impression.”

Ryan Lenett

VP, Sales

At his core, Ryan’s true passion is helping others achieve their own independent goals in life. His skill sets consist of sales and acquisition, recruiting, team building, and training from startups to large-scale organizations. Year over year, Ryan has consistently amassed revenue streams that exceed seven figures in value.

What motivates him the most is the challenge to consistently continue his pursuit to lead by example in building and grooming an exceptional sales team to achieve new heights and break through barriers he has had to overcome in his professional journey.

AJ Schmidt

Director, Partnerships

Originally from Michigan, Aj moved to California in 2016 and rapidly established himself as a strategic consultant. He has consulted and executed multiple deals referring business to the top-of-line cost savings company through his robust Rolodex of A list of celebrities, actors, artists, athletes, and influencers.

Aj is charismatic and enthusiastic about helping people scale companies and grow with the times. His desire to help people make money and expand their companies with creative tools has made him one of the most resourceful people in Los Angeles.

Ollie

Lead Good Boy

Jennifer Gayle

Email Marketing Specialist

An experienced email marketer, Jennifer is driven by the opportunity to help companies grow and get value from their email lists, which results in more sales and a higher lifetime customer value.

Jennifer began her career in higher education, where she helped to plan, project manage, and execute the launch of a $1 billion fundraising campaign at a private institution. She fell in love with the digital marketing space in 2018 when she used SEO and email marketing strategies to increase the visibility of a family member’s consulting firm. She has executed email marketing campaigns in various industries with tremendous success.

Ollie

Lead Good Boy

Zaheer Abbas

Lead Developer

Before joining the Deviate team, Zaheer started his professional career as a freelance web developer after graduating from the University of Bradford UK in 2012. During this time, he engaged and provided web solutions to clients across the globe.

Zaheer is consistently involved with Deviate’s diverse and dynamic team in every product design, research, and development to keep up to date with the latest trends and technologies. “I am in love with programming and passionate about providing our clients with top-notch tech solutions and helping businesses stay current with the ever-changing digital tech trends.

Ollie

Lead Good Boy

Who We Are

Deviate is a specialized team with one of the strongest branding, digital marketing and social media strategies practiced in the entire industry. We corner the market with very exclusive learned skill sets known by only few in the marketing world. Our team of experts have delivered some of the most effective campaigns ranging from global enterprises and today’s up and coming start up businesses. We help our clients win…period.

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Here at Deviate we have great chemistry as a team and we’re excellent listeners. We collaborate with each other and with our clients to create extraordinary results. Our innovative solutions, successful outcomes, and exceptional customer service keep our clients coming back. To help your company compete and win, Deviate gathers information from your business, your market, and your current and potential customers. We listen, we think, and we act with excellent market-driven communications to put you on an advantage from the competition.

We’re seasoned professional marketing, advertising, design, and web experts that provide a full spectrum of marketing services, from massive social media presence and strategic planning to the design and development of ads, websites, and print collateral that perform. Smart guides find the best paths. It takes consistent vision to lead a company that works on the edge of what’s possible. By encouraging constant innovation, strategic thinking, and community responsibility, these people lead Deviate to success.

To achieve greatness we truly understand to provide unparalleled service that translates to increased revenue for all our clients. This mission statement has followed us since the inception of our business. We stand in front of the majority of marketing agencies out there with a rare knowledge base that has taken over a decade of learning and millions of dollars spent in various marketing and advertising campaigns. With all this information gained we know exactly what the marketplace responds to and can create financial lift quickly for our clientele.

What makes us truly unique is having the ability to operate at a 30,000 foot view and influence the market into our clients perfectly so they can hit a home run and keep those newly founded and existing customers coming back for more. Our team doesn’t settle for just getting results, we strive for excellence all around so our clients can be a leader in their industry.

What makes us different from other Digital Agencies? We are a full Digital Agency. What do we mean by this? Well, we have creatives, web site designers, graphic artists, content writers, engineers, developers, marketing gurus, technology enthusiasts, video producers, social media evangelists, strategic planners and we are surrounded by industry experts and advisors.

We are eager to get to know you and create a long-term working and fun relationship.