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Yahoo Veteran Daesun Kim Joins InMobi to Scale Korea Operations

Published on November 11, 2013
Yahoo Veteran Daesun Kim Joins InMobi to Scale Korea Operations

Kim’s Extensive Insight on the Region and Industry Tapped to Fuel the Next Phase of Growth in Korea

Seoul, South Korea, November 11, 2013 – InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile ad network, today announced Daesun Kim as the new General Manager of Korea. Since launching services in Korea in 2011, InMobi has seen a 200% year-on-year growth in the region for two consecutive years.

Kim joins InMobi with over 21 years of experience, holding country leadership positions at Yahoo Korea & Overture Korea Ltd., Dinno Communications, and Serome Technology.

Kim earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the United States and has vast business experience across sales & marketing, technology, acquisitions and people operations. At Yahoo & Overture Korea, he successfully restructured the organizations for profit maximization.

“InMobi is a leading player in the mobile advertising business in Korea and has been recognized by MIT as the one of the top disruptive companies of 2013. I am excited to be a part of the InMobi team,” said Daesun Kim, General Manager, InMobi Korea. “We have aggressive plans to scale business in the Korean mobile advertising market and expand on our current strategic partnership with key local players.”

Kim replaces Seungyeon Kim in Korea who has transitioned to the position of Vice President and Head of Performance Business at InMobi, Japan and Asia Pacific.

“Daesun joins us with deep insight and expertise in mobile advertising, digital media and first-hand experience in the Korea market. InMobi is among the top mobile ad networks in Korea today and we will rely on Daesun to further strengthen our presence in this region,” said Atul Satija, Vice President and Managing Director of InMobi, Japan and Asia Pacific. “We wish both Daesun and Seungyeon the very best in their new roles.”

About InMobi

InMobi enables the world’s leading brands, developers, and publishers to engage global consumers through mobile advertising. InMobi platforms leverage advances in big data, user behavior, and cloud-based architectures to simplify mobile advertising for its customers. Recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the 50 Disruptive Companies of 2013, InMobi is the world’s largest independent mobile ad network, engaging 691 million consumers across 165 countries.

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