Kai Hasson (Co-Founder, Creative Director - Portal A)

Kai Hasson is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of Portal A, an award-winning digital studio that creates Branded and Original entertainment for a new generation.

Hasson is responsible for leading Portal A's creative output and creative team of writers and directors, from concept ideation to direction to post-production. In addition to his role as Creative Director, Hasson often directs Portal A’s biggest and most influential projects, including co-creating White Collar Brawler, which started as a digital series and was later brought to TV with multiple seasons on the Esquire Network, and YouTube Rewind, which has been viewed 100 million times annually for the past 4 years. Before Portal A, Hasson worked for Current TV in San Francisco.

Portal A is independent, with a team of 50 based in its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Portal A works with top global brands such as Clorox, YouTube, Amazon, Google, and Lenovo and develops breakthrough original programming for partners like YouTube Red, Disney Digital, and Hearst. With over one billion views across its work, Portal A was recently named digital studio of the year by Cynopsis and recognized as an industry leading content studio by Digiday and The Drum.

Kai grew up in Berkeley, CA and is an alumnus of Yale University.

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