Vserv.mobi, a mobile ad network for app developers, publishers and advertisers, has made three new appointments for its global team. Rohit Verma joins the network as vice president - India and Middle East ; Elliot Renton as general manager, publisher alliances, South East Asia, and Narayan Murthy Ivaturi, as general manager, sales strategy.
Commenting on the trio, Dippak Khurana, co-founder and chief executive officer, Vserv.mobi, said, “We have built critical mass over the last three years and our network has witnessed tremendous growth across all emerging markets as mobile becomes the ‘primary’ screen for consumers. This growth ties in to our aggressive hiring strategy and corresponds with our goal of being the leader in emerging markets to meet the needs of publishers, developers and advertisers through our unique and differentiated mobile advertising proposition. We are confident that these eminent mobile industry mavens will bring an enormous amount of knowledge and experience to the company and will be instrumental in making us the number one ad network across emerging markets.”
Verma will focus on strengthening the telecom and media partnerships at Vserv. He joins Vserv from Times Mobile. He has also worked with Airtel and ACL Wireless.
Renton has close to 12 years of experience in the digital media and mobile space. He will lead strategic alliances with publishers across South East Asia. Prior to Vserv, he worked for Nokia and has also held senior roles with Getty Images and Thomson Reuters in Asia. He will be based in Singapore and report to Vikas Gulati, vice president-South East Asia.
Ivaturi, will be based at Mumbai. Like Khurana, Ivaturi joins the network from Times Internet. Prior to his stint there, he has also worked with Yahoo! and Tyroo Media.