FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vdopia, Inc., a global leader in mobile video and rich media advertising, today announced news of tremendous growth and expansion in 2013, allowing the company to double its staff count globally and open new offices in several key markets.
Vdopia now has 230 employees globally, increasing from 115 a year ago. The company has continued to expand its global presence, opening offices in Germany and Australia in the 4th quarter of 2013. Future expansions are planned in 2014.
"Over the past 12 months Vdopia has grown at a tremendous rate, enabling us to enter new markets and attract top talent globally," said Srikanth Kakani, Founder and CEO, Vdopia.
"As a company we will continue to invest in new technology to ensure Vdopia remains the global leader in mobile video and rich media advertising. We already work with some of the biggest companies in the world across a wide variety of industries, however, we look forward to growing our business and expanding our global presence even further in 2014."
Key hires globally over the past 3 months include:
- Tina Mai, Director, Ad Operations, based in the company's Fremont, CA headquarters
- Vincent Lambino, VP, Advertising Sales, based in New York, NY
- Oemer Oezvar, Sales Director, Germany & Central Europe, based in Hannover, Germany
- Richard Sweeting, Associate Director, Sales, Australia/New Zealand, based in Sydney, Australia
Tina Mai joins Vdopia after spending the past 3.5 years at Quantcast, a digital advertising company specializing in audience measurement and real-time advertising. Starting as an Ad Ops Manager, she went on to lead the global operations team that executed more than $100M in 2013.
Vincent Lambino has an expansive career that covers TV, online media and branded entertainment at companies including Clear Channel Online, Heavy.com, Ripe TV, AMC and Women's Entertainment. He founded A2O Productions under the AdoTube umbrella where he served as Vice President of Branded Entertainment.
The opening of a new office in Sydney, Australia – headed up by Richard Sweeting – enhances the company's already strong presence in APAC.
"In the APAC region, the past year has seen Vdopia grow at a rapid rate, expanding into the Australasian market and opening a new, state-of-the art facility for our Indian team in Gurgaon," said Preetesh Chouhan, VP, Vdopia APAC.
The company, which opened its first office in the US in May, 2007, also plans to move its New York and Los Angeles offices into new, larger spaces in early 2014 to accommodate continued growth.
Vdopia is the global leader in mobile video and rich media advertising. Its mission is to deliver the best mobile video and rich media ad experience for consumers and advertisers across all smartphone and tablet devices. It is the first company to offer .VDO mobile video format, a proprietary technology that allows the delivery of mobile video to more people in more places than any other mobile advertising company in the world. Headquartered in Fremont, CA, the company has US offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and globally in the UK, Germany, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia. Visit www.vdopia.com.
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