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POKKT appoints Dinesh Kailash Kumar of Amazon as CTO

He will report to Rohit Sharma, co-founder and CEO, POKKT.

POKKT announced the appointment of Dinesh Kailash Kumar as their Chief Technology Officer. He will be based in Bangalore, leading the technology function at POKKT and will report to Rohit Sharma, co-founder and CEO, POKKT.

Dinesh Kailash Kumar has worked with global organisations like Amazon, InMobi, Microsoft and Yahoo, to name a few. At Amazon, he led a 50-member International Tech division in Bangalore, where his teams built software solutions for the automotive category in EU, JP and IN and vendor management solutions globally.

Prior to Amazon, Dinesh was with InMobi as their VP of Engineering. In this role, he led the brand and programmatic engineering initiatives managing engineering activities spanning across Bangalore and San Francisco.

Rohit Sharma, Co-Founder and CEO of POKKT welcomed him and said, “Dinesh is amongst very few technology leaders in the country with such relevant and strong Ad-tech experience including search, display and mobile advertising at Yahoo, Microsoft, InMobi. In the next few years we want to invest disproportionately towards Data sciences, ML and new products and therefore Dinesh brings the relevant experience, technology leadership and Ad-tech know-how to help us achieve our vision.”

Dinesh added, “POKKT’s growth in the past few years has been commendable and to be a part of the team that takes good quality in-game advertising to the next level is very exciting for me. I look forward to building best in class advertising products that will power the next phase of POKKT’s growth.

POKKT is India and South-East Asia’s leading mobile in-game advertising platform. With offices in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam Singapore, Malaysia, Japan & Dubai, the AdTech firm is the biggest ad platform for brand advertisers on Gaming Apps.

(We received this information in a press release.)

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