POKKT ropes in Dinesh Kailash Kumar as CTO

Prior to this, Kumar has worked with organisations like Amazon, InMobi, Microsoft and Yahoo

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 7, 2019 12:29 PM

POKKT has appointed Dinesh Kailash Kumar as the 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.

Kumar has worked with 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, he 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, 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. 

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