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|InMobi Appoints Former Google Executive to Drive Asia Pacific Strategy|
|Monday, 10 January 2011 19:22|
InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising network, today announced the appointment of Atul Satija as Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific. He will spearhead the Company’s Asia Pacific business strategy alongside the global executive team. Atul takes over from Emmanuel Allix, who recently left the company to pursue other opportunities. Atul was previously Head of Wireless Business, Japan & Asia Pacific at Google.
“It’s an exciting time for us and our team across the globe is geared up for an extremely successful 2011 as a global mobile technology provider. As we continue to evolve with the rapidly changing business landscape, we are delighted to welcome Atul to the InMobi family. With his extensive regional experience, we look forward to the market insights and fresh ideas that he brings to the table and are confident in his ability to grow our already well-established regional business,” said Naveen Tewari, Founder & CEO, InMobi.
“We thank Emmanuel for his contribution to InMobi’s regional success over the past year and wish him the best in his future endeavours,” Tewari added.
“InMobi has grown at a tremendous pace in the last two years as the market for mobile advertising takes off. As an independent network, it is ideally placed to offer the market greater choice,” said Atul Satija. “The executive management team at InMobi has done an exceptional job in establishing a leadership position here and I am very excited to take the reins and help steer the company to new heights. One of the first tasks I have on hand is to further strengthen the regional team based in Singapore with outstanding industry talent.”
Atul will be based out of Bangalore, India, and will be responsible for expanding InMobi’s operations in the region, maintaining customer relationships and establishing new avenues for growth. He brings with him over 12 years of experience in the technology and online media space in the Asia Pacific region. While at Google, Atul was responsible for driving its mobile business strategy and partnerships across the region, and was also Head of Business Development for India.
Prior to his time at Google, Atul worked at Adobe driving key global alliances for enterprise business and has held various business and technology roles in organizations including Samsung and Infosys. He is also the Chairperson of a not-for-profit organization, End Poverty. Atul is a graduate of the National Institute of Technology and holds a post-graduate degree from the Indian School of Business.