SINGAPORE, August 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Dugar Brings Extensive Financial, Legal and Operational Experience to Rapidly Expanding Mobile Advertising Network
InMobi, a mobile-first technology company and the world's largest independent mobile advertising network, today announced the appointment of Manish Dugar as Vice President, Finance and Legal in a global capacity.
Dugar joins InMobi from RPG Enterprises, a leading Indian industrial conglomerate, where he served as Group CFO. Prior to RPG Enterprises, Dugar served in a variety of senior roles over a ten year period with Wipro Technologies, a 20 billion-dollar global IT company, where he was most recently CFO for the company's IT Business and the CEO for its BPO business globally.
"Manish's depth and breadth of financial, legal and operational expertise make him integral to InMobi's success, as we accelerate our global expansion in response to the unprecedented demand for mobile advertising," commented Naveen Tewari, Founder and CEO of InMobi. "Manish's proven financial leadership within high-growth technology firms and profitable, publicly traded companies make him the perfect fit for this key executive role as the company continues its ascent. I am delighted to welcome him to our leadership team."
Dugar commented that he was impressed with InMobi's leadership position in a dynamic market and the company's unwavering customer orientation. "I am extremely enthusiastic about joining InMobi during this period of exponential growth, both for the company and the mobile advertising industry," he said. "I look forward to enhancing the company's operations as we continue our growth trajectory. InMobi excites me, as it provides global reach combined with unparalleled in-house creative and analytics capabilities. This unique combination creates an ideal recipe for realizing the company's tremendous potential."
Manish holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Manish will be based out of Bangalore.
InMobi enables the world's leading brands, developers and publishers to engage global consumers through mobile advertising. InMobi builds mobile-first technology platforms that leverage advances in big data, user behaviour, and cloud-based architectures to simplify advertising through an end-to-end solution for its customers. Agencies and advertisers around the world use InMobi platforms to reach and engage 691M consumers across 165 countries through its ad network. All of the top 6 ad agency holding companies across the globe work with InMobi. 27 out of the top 50 Business Week brands and 80 out of the top 100 Adage brands have executed campaigns on the InMobi network. Developers and premium publishers use InMobi platforms to acquire users, and monetize their mobile apps and their mobile websites by connecting to users across the globe. More than 50% of the top Comscore and Xyologic mobile properties have chosen InMobi to be their preferred monetization partner. With 17 offices across the world, InMobi provides global reach with local service and support. The company has won awards for innovative mobile advertising campaigns run by Nokia, Kia Motors, Dove and Adidas. InMobi was recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the top 50 Disruptive Companies of 2013. InMobi is venture-backed by investors including SoftBank, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Sherpalo Ventures. For more information, visit http://www.inmobi.com.
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