Executive Team

Jai Jaisimha, Ph.D.  CEO & Founder

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Jai is an expert in mobile analytics, advertising and app development. Before starting Appnique, Jai founded Open Mobile Solutions, a business marketplace for mobile applications. Throughout his 20+ year career, Jai held a variety of executive roles in the mobile industry, including VP of Mobile Platforms at AOL, VP Engineering at Medio Systems, as well as senior engineering management roles at Microsoft and RealNetworks. Jai holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington.

Aloke Gupta, Ph.D.  CTO

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Aloke is an analytics and business intelligence guru. He came to Appnique from HP, where he built and led the Analytics Team for tracking and growing a 100M+ business. Over his 2 decade career with HP, he incubated numerous initiatives and grew teams from the ground up in the areas of display technologies, publishing, and software performance optimization. Aloke has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Kim Carlson, VP Revenue

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Kim is a sales management executive, with a 20+ year track record of top performance with mobile, internet and technology companies. Kim joined Appnique in early 2015 to lead sales and customer success efforts. Before joining Appnique, Kim was CRO at Taptica, a mobile DSP, which sold to Marimedia in October 2014. In 2011 Kim was the first Head of Performance Sales, North America for InMobi. Throughout her 20+ year career, Kim held various sales and sales executive roles at various companies, including Infospace and Marchex. Her early career began in the Television ad sales space.

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