Founder and CEO InMobi Group
Naveen is the founder of InMobi. His philosophy of constant innovation and disruption is embedded deep into the DNA of InMobians and is resonated across InMobi. His dream is to re-imagine advertising in a truly ‘user-first’ way and unlock the true potential of the mobile ecosystem.
He has a Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT) and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where he was also bestowed with the Dean’s Award, for his exceptional leadership and contribution. In 2013, his alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur also honored him with the esteemed ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award’ for his excellence in entrepreneurship.
Naveen is involved in the fueling of around 30 start-ups as yet in India and has personally invested and supported several start-ups like NestAway, SlideRule, Mettl, Moneysights, Bombay Canteen, Zimmber, Razorpay etc. A believer that start-ups will be the pillars of growing India, he co-founded iSPIRT, which is a change agent with the brain of a think tank and aims to address government policy, create market catalysts, and grow the maturity of product entrepreneurs in order to transform India into a hub for new generation software products.
He also founded and chairs a U.S.-based nonprofit called India School Fund which funds and sets up schools in rural India, a cause he cares deeply for.
Naveen is a board member at Paytm and has been recognized for his entrepreneurial skills at various platforms. He received several awards and recognitions over the last several years:
An avid fan of cricket, Naveen is a fitness enthusiast and his early morning routine alternates between a long run outdoors and a cycling trip around the less crowded parts of the city.
Co-Founder of InMobi Group, CEO of InMobi Marketing Cloud
Abhay is a Co-Founder of InMobi Group and the CEO of InMobi Marketing Cloud, a company whose mission is to power intelligent, mobile-first experiences on connected devices. Abhay drives the company’s global business, enabling the world's leading brands to reach over 1.3 billion people in over 190 countries. Prior to his current role as CEO, he held several different executive positions within InMobi including Chief Revenue Officer and Head of Human Resources. Abhay was recognized as one of India's most influential and impactful young business leaders by the Economic Times 40-Under-Forty in 2018. During his time as CRO, Abhay drove record revenue growth globally across China, APAC and the U.S. markets, helping InMobi be recognized as one of the 50 most disruptive companies by both CNBC and MIT Technology Review. Abhay received his Bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT). He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Co-Founder InMobi Group
Piyush is a Co-founder at InMobi Group, and President & COO at Glance, an AI-driven lock screen platform. Glance has redefined the way users discover content and commerce on the internet and is one of Asia’s fastest growing platforms.
Piyush plays an integral role in driving the overall vision, strategy, and execution that makes Glance the most ubiquitous lock screen platform in the world. Glance has pioneered personalized, AI-driven content, live entertainment commerce, and gaming on the lock screen, making it a place where users experience the best of the internet without searching, downloading any apps, or even unlocking their phones. Previously, he spearheaded building InMobi Marketing Cloud into a world-class product organization by leading the product and user experience teams as Chief Product Officer. He also led InMobi's performance advertising business, developer platforms initiatives and TruFactor from 0 to 1. In 2017, Piyush was recognized as one of the 40 hottest young business leaders under 40 in India by The Economic Times, one of the country’s biggest financial dailies.
Piyush has been a passionate entrepreneur since the age of 19 when he began his very first venture in the education space, for which he was recognized by Business World magazine as one of India’s Innovative Youth Entrepreneurs. Prior to his tenure at InMobi and Glance, Piyush worked at Deutsche Bank and Citigroup.
Currently, he is an active investor for 20+ startups, focused on new-age enterprise SaaS, India-focused consumer tech, EdTech, and the HealthTech space. He envisions making India the global destination for visionary entrepreneurship. Piyush has long been a mentor in the startup community. Not only has he been a driving force in achieving great business results, but also in growing the Indian startup ecosystem sustainably, ensuring innovative ambitions result in fuller, more meaningful lives for all.
Piyush has an MBA in Strategy and Marketing from the prestigious Indian School of Business (ISB), and a Bachelors in Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.
Co-Founder & Group CTO
Mohit is the Co-Founder at InMobi. Before InMobi, Mohit managed technology operations at Virgin Mobile, designing and deploying their post-paid billing system and their pre-paid revenue recognition system. Mohit earlier worked at AT&T and has contributed to many patents filed in the telecommunications area.
Fascinated by small ideas that turned into global powerhouses, and innovation, simplicity, and the potential of technology have always been his passions. InMobi is a both a passion and a dream come true for him.
Mohit has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
Mohit’s passion for technology doesn’t stop at work and is always on the look-out for ways that he can use it to make his life easier.
Chief Financial Officer
Marc is the Chief Financial Officer. Marc oversees all financial aspects at InMobi including M&A decision-making and global growth as the company continues to expand.
Marc has over two decades of experience working in investment banking focused on growth companies. In the past, he has advised more than 100 clients in transactions totaling over USD $25 billion. In his last stint, he served as Managing Director and Co-Head of Piper Jaffray’s Technology Investment Banking Group. His transaction experience includes advising on M&A, IPOs and raising private capital across the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
Before Piper Jaffray, Steifman was Managing Director at Jefferies and Co. and Bear Stearns, and Vice President at Prudential Securities. Marc graduated with an AB in Economics from Dartmouth College, and received an MBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He was a linebacker on two championship football teams at Dartmouth but now enjoys a quiet jog, skiing and is learning the guitar.
Senior Vice President, HR & Culture
Sahil is responsible for the Human Resources function at InMobi Group. Previously, Sahil held various positions at InMobi including Head of Partnerships and Head of Global Revenue Insights and Delivery.
Prior to InMobi, Sahil was the Head of the Hyderabad Office and Head of Operations for Facebook. He also held leadership roles in sales, business development, and customer delivery at Google, Coors Brewing Company, and Cognizant Technology Solutions.
Sahil has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the Army Institute of Technology, College of Engineering, Pune, and an MBA from the Indian School of Business.
Senior Vice President & MD, APAC
Vasuta is the SVP and Managing Director for Asia Pacific at InMobi. She is responsible for the P&L, revenue, strategic partnerships and business for India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, and ANZ markets. She has been with InMobi since 2012 and has worn many hats in her time from strategy to product management to business roles. Before her APAC role, Vasuta has led the India business for InMobi, headed business development for APAC and helped setup the global partner management and online/ inside sales business for InMobi.
Vasuta started her career at Intel after graduating as an electronics engineer from BITS, Pilani, and went on to be a Director’s Merit Lister from IIM-Bangalore for her MBA. Post MBA, she spent 3 years in strategy consulting at McKinsey owning work streams for government, finance and consumer goods clients. Her internships at Goldman Sachs, London and The Teacher's Foundation have equally contributed to a well-rounded career experience, across many markets, sectors and functions.
She has featured in the Campaign Asia "Women to Watch 2020" list, among the "Top 50 Influential Women in Media and Marketing in India" for 3 successive years since 2018 and in the "Economic Times Women Ahead List" for 2018. She is also a champion of women leadership & initiatives for mentoring young women professionals with 'Pink Ladder' and the ‘She Leads’ Annual Summit.
Senior Vice President & MD, North America
Greg Archibald, as SVP Media for North America, is responsible for leading InMobi’s Agency and Brand Direct business, focusing on driving revenue, adoption and retention across InMobi’s leading solutions for marketers.
Archibald brings more than 20 years of experience leading teams across digital, mobile, data and ad tech. His strong track record of driving triple digit revenue growth, exceeding client retention goals and inspiring teams uniquely positions him to help InMobi accelerate platform adoption across brands and agencies. In his last role as EVP of the America’s at Criteo, he owned P&L responsibility for their largest region and led a 250-person sales and operations team. He has also held senior level strategic revenue positions at NinthDecimal, Datalogix, Yahoo and Intuit. Prior to launching his career in the digital world, he served for over nine years as a pilot in the U.S. Navy.”
Amit is a Co-Founder at InMobi. Post his graduation, Amit chose to stay away from the conventional low-risk approach of working with large companies and decided to opt for a career with startups to fulfill his desire to learn a few tricks on running a business. The passion of entrepreneurship really took over him within a few years and he founded a product company called AnalyticsWorks, that created a business intelligence platform focused on media, retail and commerce. Post this, Amit was fascinated by the exponential growth of mobile phones and believed strongly that this device would bring fundamental changes to the world and thus embarked on the journey to start InMobi.
Amit has been playing an active part in building a vibrant startup ecosystem. He is an angel investor and also advises young entrepreneurs on the various aspects of running a startup.
Amit has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
SVP and General Counsel InMobi Group
Amit is responsible for the global legal function, including privacy and data protection.
Amit is an attorney with over 18 years of experience working with Indian companies and global corporations. Amit specializes in designing and implementing the legal and compliance functions for technology companies and has deep expertise in solving cross border legal issues, international privacy, and data protection requirements as well as navigating government regulators and authorities.
Amit is a lawyer licensed to practice in India and a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Amit has a bachelor’s degree in Science and law degree from the CSJM University, Kanpur.
Senior Vice President and GM, InMobi Telco Cloud
Chandra leads vision, strategy and execution for InMobi Telco Cloud. His business unit helps global telcos create and scale digital businesses as part of their digital transformation journeys. Prior to this, Chandra spearheaded the product strategy and portfolio for InMobi as the Chief Product Officer. He helped build products and teams responsible for InMobi’s advertising platforms and media offerings to advertisers and publishers.
He has more than 20 years of experience in product and engineering roles across companies like Microsoft, Yahoo and various startups.
Chandra has an MBA with a Major in Finance from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and a Master’s in Computer Applications (MCA).