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About Us

Plus Media Solutions is changing the world — one click at a time.
Our mission is to ensure all stakeholders can take genuine action on social and environmental issues. We strengthen engagement with purpose-driven campaigns and initiatives by amplifying the message, activating audiences and measuring the impact.
Through custom-built +Impact HubsTM, +Media enables brands, events, and media to engage their target audiences with purpose-driven actions that achieve campaign goals and strengthen brand loyalty while making the world a better place to live.
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We move consumers from inspiration to impact.

Until now, there has been no easy way for individuals to take action once they’ve been inspired by a product or content.
+Media bridges this gap between interest and action, seamlessly bringing people — whether watching, experiencing, or buying — with a single click to a hub of solutions that generate positive impact. Our customized +Impact HubsTM frame these vetted and curated solutions according to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Our +Impact HubTM, a tech-enabled MarComm solution, goes beyond that of traditional campaigns with real impact measurement. Now you can know exactly what your +HubTM users do once they've been inspired thanks to +Media’s proprietary behavioral analytics.

Meet the Team

We’re a female-led public benefit corporation with decades of experience in cause marketing, sustainability, ESG, impact investing, philanthropy, and tech.

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Julie Davitz

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Julie Davitz is an internationally recognized impact leader. Prior to founding Plus Media Solutions, Inc., she was the Head of Impact Solutions for BNP Paribas/Bank of the West, the 8th largest private bank in the world, where she was responsible for developing the bank's strategic wealth efforts towards sustainability and impact.

She had her own global consulting firm and worked with hundreds of organizations from the US to India to Africa. Her perspective and deep experience with nonprofits, for-profit companies and UHNW philanthropists and investors have led to her being an in-demand speaker and panel participant at major conferences. Julie recognizes the urgency of interest, the rise in viable solutions and the technological delivery mechanisms. Her vision is to connect these three to offer scalable actions in order to address the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Teresa Russell

Chief Operating Officer

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Teresa is a sustainability communications expert who has advised and created content at the intersection of business and science to accelerate the transition to a sustainable society. She has collaborated with major brands in tech, healthcare, finance, fashion and other industries to promote and enhance their sustainability practices.

Teresa has earned an ESG certificate from Competent Boards. She holds a master’s degree in Global Sustainability Science from Leuphana University of Lüneburg and Arizona State University and bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Information Systems from the University of Maryland College Park.



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Elaine Bogart

Chief Financial Officer

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Elaine Bogart is a highly credentialed and proven chief financial officer with deep expertise in media and entertainment, technology, and high-growth and international finance landscapes. She is an innovative cross-functional thinker and a collaborative, inspiring leader who understands the global business landscape.

Elaine is passionate about developing successful, financially sound companies. Prior to joining Plus Media Solutions, Elaine served as the CFO for Mojix, Inc., a SaaS company for which she led a global finance and operations team across six countries. The Seibo CEO (now part of 4Wall Entertainment) recruited her to lead all finance operations. For Fullscreen, Inc., she delivered profitability during a period of enormous and rapid growth.

As a consultant, Elaine has created entire, ground-up systems to ensure compliance, implemented best-practice fiscal and fraud-prevention procedures, and created systems to provide companies with financial reporting and actionable metrics. She is a member of Chief, a private membership network focused on connecting and supporting women executive leaders.

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Sarah Henderson, CHMM, SEA

Head of Sales Engineering

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Sarah Henderson is a certified sustainability professional, product innovator and entrepreneurial leader. Prior to joining Plus Media Solutions, she provided business analytics to the largest agencies in the US government, bridging the gap between functional requirements and software solutions to build successful multi-million dollar programs.

Her experience developing the federal government’s efforts toward safe and sustainable management of hazardous assets has shown her the importance of engaging communities through technology. Sarah’s vision is to guide businesses and media towards solutions that support their business goals, protect the planet and provide social impact.






Felix Riesemann

VP Head of Design

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Felix is the founder of SEVEN SHOTS Creative Solutions, an Austrian-based impact media agency specializing in sustainability communication and social impact media.

With years of experience in professional digital media creation and an academic background in environmental sciences and sustainability management, he helps impact-oriented businesses and organizations turn their messages into captivating experiences.

Felix has worked with social enterprises, impact-driven companies, and marketing agencies to provide them with sustainability communication strategy, establish their online presence, produce creative assets, and develop training resources, systems and workflows for them.

"Through my academic and professional career, and through personal experience, sustainability and the climate crisis are topics I am passionate about. And that's why a big focus of my business is working with organizations and companies who feel the same way."


Barbara Erskine

Head of EU Partnerships

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Barbara Erskine is a media relations professional with a keen interest in diplomacy and international relations. Her career has led her from New York to Paris and the New York Times, where she worked with Flora Lewis on the Foreign Affairs Column. From there, she joined the World Economic Forum in Geneva and led their media relations, traveling the globe to meet journalists and get them involved in Forum events.

In Davos, she created a parallel program for the media. After ten years at the Forum, she moved first to Wired Magazine as a European Editor, and then to start her own company. She has worked with governments, the United Nations, and other organizations to build a media focus on initiatives ranging from vaccines and science to the oceans, sustainability, women’s issues — notably at the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society (Paris and Deauville), geopolitics and finance — at Ambrosetti/The European House (Milan and Cernobbio), and, most recently, sustainable and impact investing with the TBLI Group.


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James Arnold

Chief Technology Officer

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Jim is a versatile engineer and inclusive leader specializing in AI, sensing, and systems architecture. He has a track record of solving commercial and social challenges at scale, from developing Siri to aiding humanitarian efforts like buried mine detection and disaster response networks. His expertise extends to emerging technologies like ePaper, RFID, and NFC, with applications in manufacturing, retail, security, and transportation. Jim co-founded a London-based investment firm and previously led SRI International's software ventures organization. He has authored 17 granted patents related to AI and improving system resilience.  Jim holds engineering degrees from Stanford and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Meet Our Advisors

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Akash Ghai

Chief Strategy Officer

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Akash Ghai is a dynamic corporate social responsibility (CSR) executive with a global career spanning the intergovernmental, corporate and NGO sectors. A strategic collaborator, Akash helps leaders identify and create key opportunities that both enable social impact and align with their core business strategies. 

Akash previously worked for CAA Social Impact, where he supported Fortune 500 brands in amplifying their cause and purpose-driven marketing efforts. Prior to his role at CAA, Akash founded Development3, an international firm focused on shaping mid-market companies to integrate CSR, ESG and sustainability. 

Before Development3, Akash worked at the Commonwealth in London, as the Head of Office, Corporate Services. His role focused primarily on refining core business objectives, establishing solid intergovernmental partnerships and leading special projects. Akash holds a BS in International Business from Brunel University in London and an MS in NGO Management from Cass Business School in London.







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Carl-Henrik Bengtsson, MBA

Chief Project Manager

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Carl-Henrik (Carl) is an experienced sustainable finance professional and thought leader. Throughout his career, he has focused on mobilizing capital and engagement that can enable whole-system transformations. Following a career in investment banking, he focuses exclusively on sustainable development across several sectors, including waste, renewable energy, and mobility.

Carl is currently working with several companies in the sustainable sector on strategy, commercialization and capital raising. He serves on several advisory boards, including impact-focused insurance company Bluestone Life.

Before relocating to New York City from London in 2015, Carl grew several companies and initiatives in the sustainable sector, including Sustainable Development Capital (SDCL) and Osmosis Capital. Carl also worked with the International Finance Corporation (the IFC) to formulate strategies for growing the IFC Catalyst Fund program and enable access to private capital.

Carl was a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Sustainability, NYU Stern School of Business, where he defined and framed the Invest NYU SDG project that supports New York City in meeting its sustainable development goals and capital deployment. Carl holds an Executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and a B. Soc. Sci, with a major in economics from Lund University in Sweden.

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Joanna Elliott

+Media Advisor

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For over 25 years, Joanna has partnered with socially-responsible corporate leaders, high net-worth individuals, organizations, and non-profit boards and executives to design and execute initiatives addressing critical social issues while expanding brand awareness and profitability. As a result, Ms. Elliott is an in-demand expert who creates innovative initiatives that strengthen clients’ bottom lines, making sure they do well while doing good.

Her expertise helps clients recognize areas of need and connects them with socially-relevant sponsorship options and alliances to enhance brand awareness that creates win-win opportunities for both parties. Select clients include The Broad Stage, City National Bank, Communities in Schools, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, Do School, Friends of the Earth, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, Lynda and Jennifer Lopez Family Foundation, Linkin' Park/Music for Relief, National Audubon Society and the RAND Corporation. 




Sarah Douglis

+Media Advisor

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Guided by a profound commitment to positive change with measurable impact, Sarah Douglis has spent the past two decades championing environmental responsibility and conservation through cultivating and leveraging partnerships.

As the founder of SolTide Consulting since 2013, Sarah develops and executes meaningful and measurable social impact partnerships and strategies for Fortune 500 brands, family offices, foundations, and non-profit organizations.

For several years, cultivated and executed Strategic Partnerships for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, which led her to finding success in serving Next Generation impact investors and philanthropists focused on funding climate solutions.

Prior to Founding SolTide Consulting, Sarah served as Vice President of Creative Affairs and Business Development for EcoMedia a CBS Corporation. She started her career as an educator and environmental advocate on the front lines of climate change protecting both the Hudson River and the Santa Monica Bay.


Sheila Narayanan

+Media Advisor

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As the Head of Global Social Impact Programs for Cognizant globally, and in her prior experience leading Volunteerism and Community Development for Cognizant and its U.S. Foundation, Sheila Narayanan has focused her efforts on inclusion in tech and using technology for social impact.  She is also an evangelist for STEM education for underserved communities, working tirelessly to bridge the digital divide.

Previously Sheila spent 25 years as a business executive. Sheila was an early evangelist for the role of data in decision-making and spent over 15 years leading data-driven transformation.  She was the founding Head of Product for the Information Business at MasterCard, leading the monetization of the company's transaction and location data, and she has led acquisitions and integration of startups.

She graduated as a mechanical engineer with a class of 40 boys and three girls and started her career designing jet engines at Rolls Royce and GE. Twenty years later, realizing that the numbers of women in engineering were still appallingly low, Sheila pivoted, bringing her business skills to become an advocate for STEM education for underserved groups. She was the Chief Digital Experience Executive at Girl Scouts of the USA, leading the digital transformation of the Girl Scout program. 






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Vikram Agrawal

+Media Advisor

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Vikram Agrawal is a mission-driven, operationally-focused investment and management professional who believes that everyone deserves an opportunity to be successful, however they define success.

Vikram is currently collaborating with Texan businessman and environmentalist Trammell S. Crow with a dual mandate focused on leading investments and catalyzing impact in mission-critical infrastructure, environmental sustainability, and resilience. He is a Managing Director in Trammell S. Crow’s personal family office and is working with Mr. Crow on several initiatives. Vikram is the CEO and Co-Founder of American Resilience Partners (a Texas-based, entrepreneurial private investment firm). In addition, he separately helps support the international environmental non-profit EarthX as the Director of EarthxCapital (EarthX's team that has a mission to help raise awareness, educate, convene, and catalyze impact related to sustainability investment and business innovation).

Vikram has more than 15 years of investment and management experience across several industry sectors in the United States and the emerging markets (Latin America & the Caribbean and Europe, Middle East, & Africa) through his prior roles with Citigroup (a global investment bank), International Finance Corporation (private sector arm of the World Bank Group focused on sustainable development), Patriarch Partners (a multi-billion dollar turnaround-focused private investment firm dedicated to saving American jobs by saving iconic American companies), and Prophet Equity (a middle-market private equity firm that makes control investments in strategically viable & underperforming companies).

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Samuel Rubin

+Media Advisor

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Samuel Rubin, born and raised in Barcelona, is a social impact practitioner, climate storyteller, and grassroots activist. With a degree in Film and Television from UCLA, Samuel's journey in film producing began with his award-winning documentary "Colis Suspect" (2017), delving into border security issues.

He co-founded YEA! Impact, where he oversaw impact campaigns like “Can You Hear Us?”, for “I Am Greta”, which won the Best Impact Campaign Award at Jackson Wild in 2022. He also co-founded the Hollywood Climate Summit and the Entertainment + Culture Pavilion at COP28.

Currently, Samuel consults for cultural institutions and is a member of the Entertainment and Culture for Climate Action (ECCA) UNFCCC initiative. He has been recognized by Grist 50 Fixers and Forbes for his contributions to climate action in Hollywood.

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