Movers & Shakers – Appnext, Smaato and Amobee announce new talent appointments

Manish Singh Rajawat joins Appnext

Mobile discovery firm Appnext has hired Manish Singh Rajawat to join as General Manager in the company’s India office. Manish is the founder of Airpush India and has mentored various Indian startups.

He’ll be responsible for helping Appnext to expand the company’s worldwide operations, products and services, with a focus on developing new relationships with partners and advertisers in India.

Elad Natanson, Founder and CEO at Appnext, says:

“Manish’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has made him the perfect candidate to head our operations in India and I am happy to have him onboard. We are growing quickly, adding more offices and hires, providing our customers with innovative services and technologies that will help us compete against giants such as Google and Facebook. We are already serving leading customers in India, such as dailyhunt, MobiKwik, MakeMyTrip and many others. I believe that the vision of Appnext is right in place for the Indian market and its requirements, helping us to become a major player here, adding lots of value to the Ad Tech ecosystem.”

Smaato hires new CRO – Glenn Fishback 

Ad platform Smaato this week announced the appointment of Glenn Fishback as global Chief Revenue Officer.

Glenn joins the company with over 18 years of experience having previously worked as VP of Sales at Turn Inc.

At Smaato, he’ll be in charge of scalable and sustainable revenue generation to help boost the firm’s market share in the US and China.

Ragnar Kruse, CEO and co-founder of Smaato, explains:

“Glenn is a visionary sales leader and has been involved in the digital media space from its inception. Glenn brings the leadership and depth of experience, particularly with global advertisers and agencies, that will be critical to Smaato as we grow our global footprint.”

Patricia Goh joins Amobee as VP Southeast Asia

Amobee, the marketing tech company, has appointed Patricia Goh as Vice President, Southeast Asia to lead the growth of its digital ad solutions.

She will be responsible for the company’s Southeast Asia operations and digital marketing solutions for brands and agencies.

Previously, Goh was Managing Director of Starcom Singapore where she held responsibility for the firm’s development strategy, business planning and growth.

Go says:

 “Amobee is a unique company in the digital marketing technology space, as it can provide the full suite of services to advertisers seeking to deploy data and customer insights to their advantage.Amobee is changing the way brands and agencies can connect with consumers with data and technology. I’m also thrilled at the exciting opportunities Singtel brings across Asia, Australia and Africa, where the Singtel Group footprint reaches some 640 million customers across 22 countries.”