July 28, 2014 1:06 PM ET


Company Overview of Vdopia Inc.

Company Overview

Vdopia Inc. provides mobile video and media advertising services to consumers and advertisers across smartphone and tablet devices. The company offers video in .VDO mobile video format. Additionally, it delivers publisher solutions, which offer integrations to monetize inventory. The company provides monetization scheme for mobile Web and applications. Vdopia, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in San Jose, California with additional offices in Fremont, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, the United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Germany, and Australia.

2051 Junction Avenue

Suite 218

San Jose, CA 95131

United States

Founded in 2007



Key Executives for Vdopia Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
President and Advisor
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Senior Director of Finance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Vdopia Inc. Key Developments

Vdopia Opens Offices in Germany and Australia; Announces Executive Appointments

Vdopia announced that it has opened offices in Germany and Australia and made three new hires. Oemer Oezvar has been named Sales Director Germany & Central Europe, based in Hamburg. He came to Vdopia from Smaato (Hamburg) a leading global mobile real time bidding ad exchange and mobile supply side platform, where he had been Manager Sales Direct Demand EMEA since July 2013. Richard Sweeting has been named Associate Director, Sales (ANZ) and will be based out of Sydney. He joined Vdopia from VeNA. In India, where Vdopia already has a strong presence, Ajay Prakash Mishra has been appointed Director Operations, APAC based in Gurgaon. He comes to Vdopia from xAd where he was Director -- India and Emerging Markets and before that he was Sr. Manager Ad Operations /Client Servicing. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mishra worked with CSC, Usha and Hindalco Industries Ltd. all based in India.

Vdopia Appoints Daniel Ahiakpor as Vice President, Business Development

Vdopia announced that Daniel Ahiakpor has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development, a newly created position in Vdopia's New York office. Mr. Ahiakpor will be responsible for striking and developing key publisher and mobile-app partnerships for the company. Mr. Ahiakpor comes to Vdopia from Adap.tv (New York), an AOL Company, and a leading video ad exchange and platform, where he led the company's North American publisher platform business as Sr. Director/Head of Publisher Platform Sales.

Vdopia Announces Executive Appointments

Vdopia announced the appointment of several top talents to further strengthen its leadership ranks: Jason Shulman, Farzad Jamal and Narayanan Iyer. Farzad Jamal has come on-board as Vice President, Europe. Mr. Jamal will be based in the company's London office and will be responsible for expanding Vdopia's business across Europe. Previously, he was at the OpenX (London) where he has been Commercial Director of EMEA for the past two years. Jason Shulman has joined as Senior Vice President, Sales at the company's San Francisco office. Mr. Shulman will be responsible for growing North America media and programmatic revenue for the company. Narayanan Iyer joins Vdopia as Senior Director of Finance, a newly created position. Mr. Iyer will be based in Fremont and is responsible for company's finances. A veteran with 20 years of experience, he's worked with Rocket Fuel, Mint and Intuit. Prior to Vdopia, he was working with Quri (San Francisco), a retail intelligence company.

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