Adds Management Talent from xAd & Smaato in Overseas Markets
Fremont, CA (June 18, 2014) Vdopia, the global leader in mobile video advertising, today announced that it has opened offices in Germany and Australia and made three new hires.
We are seeing phenomenal growth in international markets. In response we have expanded Vdopia’s presence in Germany and Central Europe and added Australia to provide wider coverage for our APAC clients,” says Saurabh Bhatia, co-founder, Chief Business Officer, Vdopia Inc. “We also continue to attract top mobile talent from the industry. We welcome the new team members and are confident that they will help us maintain and expand Vdopia’s mobile video advertising leadership.”
Oemer Oezvar has been named Sales Director Germany & Central Europe, based in Hamburg. He came to Vdopia from Smaato (Hamburg) a leading global mobile real time bidding ad exchange and mobile supply side platform, where he had been Manager Sales Direct Demand EMEA since July 2013. Earlier in his career, Mr. Oezvar held management positions with the European operations of Brightcove, Google, and Oracle.
Richard Sweeting has been named Associate Director, Sales (ANZ) and will be based out of Sydney. He joined Vdopia from VeNA, one of the largest independent video networks operating across Australia, NZ and SEA where he was GM of Sales, Australia. Earlier, he worked at Telstra Advertising Network (Formerly Sensis Digital Media), MediaSmart, ninemsn; Australian Radio Network and started his career at Multi Channel Network.
In India, where Vdopia already has a strong presence, Ajay Prakash Mishra has been appointed Director Operations, APAC based in Gurgaon. He comes to Vdopia from xAd where he was Director – India and Emerging Markets and before that he was Sr. Manager Ad Operations / Client Servicing. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mishra worked with CSC, Usha and Hindalco Industries Ltd. all based in India.
Vdopia (http://www.vdopia.com/mobile/) is the global leader in mobile video advertising delivering the best mobile video ad experience for consumers and advertisers across all smartphone and tablet devices. They are the first company to offer the .VDO mobile video format, a proprietary technology which enables delivery of mobile video to more people in more places than any other mobile advertising company in the world. Vdopia’s clients include Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, McDonald’s, Intel, Microsoft, Ford and hundreds of other leading global brands. Vdopia also delivers the best publisher solutions, offering easy and efficient integrations to monetize inventory. Its premium mobile video ad units provide the best monetization scheme for both mobile web and app.
Vdopia Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Fremont, CA, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, India and Singapore.
George H. Simpson