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Moloco welcomes adtech veteran David Simon as Head of Growth Initiatives

March 22, 2022

Moloco announced today the appointment of David Simon as General Manager of Growth Initiatives. In this new role, David will spearhead Moloco’s growth and revenue strategy to help advance the company’s mission of democratizing machine learning solutions for companies of all sizes.

With a deep understanding of global marketplaces, tech, and monetizing ad platforms, David has consistently delivered 100%+ revenue growth for several companies throughout his career. He joins Moloco from Fyber, a leading mobile app monetization platform, where he served as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Prior to Fyber, David served as a member of Sampler’s board of directors and held various business development positions across different marketing and media organizations, including Jounce Media, Oath, and Turn.

“I am delighted to welcome David to our team and excited to learn from his unparalleled expertise and long-standing track record in advertising platforms,” said Ikkjin Ahn, co-founder and CEO of Moloco. “A true adtech maven, David will help drive our partnerships and channel program management, revenue operations, and marketplace development. With David at the helm of our growth strategy, Moloco will continue expanding exponentially and helping companies across the globe fuel their own growth with cutting-edge machine learning solutions.”

As Moloco’s General Manager of Growth Initiatives, David’s duties will include assessing and developing new market areas for Moloco’s machine learning technology.  He will report directly to co-founder and CEO Ikkjin Ahn.

“The adtech industry is undergoing significant change, and only those companies that can deliver performance outcomes will succeed. Moloco is poised to lead this change,” said David. “Moloco’s world class technologists and game-changing machine learning platform will continue to disrupt adtech and other industries, and I’m excited to join them on this mission.”

This is the latest of a series of new executive hires as Moloco gears up for continued expansion after consistently growing more than 100% annually and achieving annual net revenue surpassing $100 million.

David holds a BA in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University.

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