Charles Johnson - Reinventing the Commercial Industry, One Pause at a Time

Wed, Oct 21, 2020, 5:30 PM (PDT)

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Commercials are intrusive, many times irrelevant, and the industry hasn't really innovated in decades. One of the best perks of streaming is there are NO commercials. But what if commercials didn't cut in the middle of your binge watching and discovering who gets Chopped?

Charles, Founder and CEO of Pause Commercials has reimaged the consumer experience with commercials with his newly patented tech!  Charles Johnson founded Pause Commercials in 2017; they deliver customized video and display “pause ads” across premium over-the-top (OTT) environments, such as streaming services.

In early September, the US Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent to Pause Commercials, Inc. proprietary tech for pausing ads in the over-the-top media space. The company's tech is currently available for instream iOS, Android, and web advertising, and will be available on CTV platforms including Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and Samsung in first quarter 2021.


  • Charles Johnson

    Charles Johnson

    Pause Commericals

    Co-Founder, CEO

    Charles Johnson is the Founder and CEO of Pause Commercials, born and raised in Chicago, where he always dreamed of working as a TV writer; but with no connections to Hollywood, challenges to success were immense. His drive, perseverance, and work ethic serves him well now as the Co-Founder and CEO of Pause Commercials, a newly patented tech reimagining the commercial experience.

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