Vdopia, the global leader in mobile video advertising, today announced that it has hired Farzad Jamal for the newly created position of Vice President, Europe. Mr. Jamal will be based in the company’s London office and will focus on expanding Vdopia’s business across Europe.
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“Vdopia’s unique .VDO technology platform, that delivers mobile video ads everywhere, is something that is greatly exciting the market and driving our expansion,” says Saurabh Bhatia, Chief Business Officer, Vdopia.” Farzad’s relationships with agency trading desks and demand side platforms along with his expertise in the programmatic side of the business will help Vdopia grow its share of the mobile video marketplace and advance our own programmatic offering.”
Mr. Jamal comes to Vdopia from OpenX (London) where he has been Commercial Director of EMEA for the past two years. Before that, he was Group Internet Controller at Northern and Shell (London) from 2008 to 2012 and where set up the digital division and launched one of the first online-only entertainment magazines. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jamal worked with Freeserve (and after its transition to Wanadoo), News International (News UK), Scottish media Group, United News & Media and Clear Channel.
“I’m excited to join Vdopia and help publishers and advertisers scale and grow their businesses using Vdopia’s proprietary mobile video solutions. The mobile video ad market is expanding incredibly quickly,” says Mr. Jamal. “It’s a great time to join such an innovative and fast growing company, and I’m looking forward to helping the business in its European expansion.”
Vdopia (www.vdopia.com/mobile) is the global leader in mobile video advertising delivering the best mobile video ad experience for consumers and advertisers across all smartphone and tablet devices. They are the first company to offer the .VDO mobile video format, a proprietary technology which enables delivery of mobile video to more people in more places than any other mobile advertising company in the world. Vdopia’s clients include Coca-Cola, Walt Disney, McDonald’s, Intel, Microsoft, Ford and hundreds of other leading global brands.
Vdopia also delivers the best publisher solutions, offering easy and efficient integrations to monetize inventory. Its premium mobile video ad units provide the best monetization scheme for both mobile web and app.
Vdopia Inc. is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Fremont, CA, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, India and Singapore.