A team with a track record of successful entrepreneurship from bootstrap to exit. Exceptional domain expertise in the mobile advertising technology sector. Focused on execution, creating value, and scaling businesses rapidly.
Scott is a pioneer in marketing technology. With over 20 years in the industry, he’s focused on the crossroads between technology innovation and the art of marketing. Prior to Aki, Scott founded Mobile Theory, the industry’s first brand-focused most mobile advertising network. Following Mobile Theory’s acquisition by Opera Software, he served as Opera Mediawork’s President of Global Advertising, leading a 250-person team. Scott was also on the founding team of Tribal Fusion and Vitrue, which was acquired by Oracle, and also founded ad tech consulting firm 47 Media. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and regular contributor to trade publications like Adweek, AdAge, Digiday and MediaPost.
Alvaro’s long history of mobile advertising innovation begins with Greystripe, where, as part of the executive team, he built the largest ad-supported distribution network for games and apps (pre-App Store) and created the first mobile indirect sales strategy leading to the company’s acquisition by Valueclick. He then joined Mobile Theory as COO, which was acquired by Opera Software, after which he served as COO of Global Ad Services for Opera Mediaworks. Alvaro began his career as a management consultant, working with world-class media and telecom companies for Monitor Group. He holds a degree in Engineering.
Orr brings more than twenty-five years of technology and mobile experience to Aki Technologies. Before joining the company, he developed groundbreaking new ad products as the Head of the Opera Mediaworks Innovation Lab. Orr also served as CTO of Mobile Theory, overseeing the strategic direction for product management, product, architecture and infrastructure, operations, and R&D. He was Vice President of Mobile Products at Fox Digital Media’s Photobucket app and served at tech giants like Vodafone, IBM, VeriSign, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Netscape.
Todd has been immersed in digital marketing and sales for more than two decades, with a track record of exceeding revenue targets in startups and established media companies. Prior to joining Aki, he served as Chief Revenue Officer at Tapad where he was responsible for data sales, media sales, customer success and ad operations. Before that, he was EVP of Sales at PlaceIQ, where he oversaw customer success and sales teams comprised of enterprise and managed media. Earlier in his career, he served as EVP of Sales at Collective Media, where he oversaw a 55 person team.
Carlos is an engineer with a passion for enabling innovative mobile technology. Before joining Aki as VP of Engineering, Carlos served as CEO and co-founder for both Mohound, an app marketing platform, and ikiGaming, a mobile game focused development firm. He also serves as a board member for Now New Media and advisor to the Startup Genome. Carlos holds a BS in Computer Software Engineering.
SVP Data Science
Jason has a deep background in data science. He most recently served as Head of Data Science and Analytics for FinTech data solutions provider Womply and spent twelve years at The Boeing Company in engineering, operations research, strategy, and business development. Jason holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois, an M.S. in Systems Engineering from USC, and an MBA from Georgetown. He earned an M.S. in Analytics at University of San Francisco, serving as an Advisory Board Member to the Data Institute.
SVP Strategic Accounts
Polly has served on the executive team of multiple organizations in digital and mobile advertising. Prior to Aki, she was VP of Platform Sales for Flashtalking and VP at Drawbridge, where she established the NYC office, increased year-over-year revenue by 433 percent, and oversaw platform and data licensing. As VP of Agency Sales North America at Celtra, Polly was instrumental in establishing Celtra as a leader in rich media mobile ad serving, built the agency sales team, and oversaw quadruple-digit growth in three years.
VP Client Services
Riley’s career has been dedicated to ensuring the seamless and successful enablement of mobile advertising campaigns. Before he joined Aki Technologies, Riley served as Sr. Director, Account Management and Client Services at Opera Mediaworks. He was also the Director of Account Management at Mobile Theory, which was acquired by Opera Software in 2012. Riley holds a BA in Economics with a certificate in Marketing.