Mobile ad network InMobi has appointed Crid Yu as Vice President and Managing Director, North America. Yu was previously SVP, Strategic Partnerships at Demand Media, and has held senior leadership positions during his eight years at Google. Prior to his roles with Demand Media and Google, Yu led business development for Philips Semiconductors, and was a management consultant at McKinsey.
DisneyUTV Digital has appointed Paul Wrider as Director for Game Design. Wrider has over 10 years in the gaming industry and before joining DisneyUTVDigital, was the Lead game designer at FunMobility, Inc. the social mobile entertainment company based in the United States of America. He has worked with gaming companies like Digital Chocolate, Storm8 and Zynga. Based out of Mumbai, he will be responsible for developing new IPs for DisneyUTVDigital.
One of DisneyUTV Digital’s Managing Directors, Samir Bangara, recently resigned; Vishal Gondal remains the other Managing Director at DisneyUTV Digital.
Digital advertising and video monetization player Vdopia has appointed Shivam Srivastava, as Director-Business Development – APAC operations.
He takes over from Debadutta Upadhyaya who now runs Mumbai based startup Right Angle Web India Pvt. Ltd. (He’s not replacing Debadutta Upadhyaya. It was an error on our part). Prior to joining Vdopia, Srivastava held the position of Associate Vice President at leading agency, Zenith Optimedia.
Apart from Zenith Optimedia, Srivastava has worked with major brands like Times of India & Sify. He brings on board his experience of Sales & Marketing with significant exposure to different markets geographically.
Miguel Werner Egipsy Souza also contributed to this post