International team of dedicated technology enthusiasts, passionate about mobile and advertising.
We are entrepreneurial-minded and like to bring our own ideas to life. We believe that, through relentless innovation, we can bring value to all our stakeholders. We work hard and we play hard. Based out of the heart of Berlin’s dynamic start-up scene, our offices in San Francisco, Berlin, Seoul, Shanghai, Tokyo, New York, São Paulo, Singapore and Bangalore offer us a wide and diverse presence on 3 continents. We are backed with $20 million by Dutch venture capital and growth equity fund Prime Ventures, as well as by the HitFox Group.
AppLift establishes its Headquarters in Berlin, Germany.
AppLift establishes offices in US and APAC region.
AppLift Team grows over 100 employees.
AppLift acquires Appiris, Bidstalk and establishes an office in Japan.
CEO and Co-Founder
Tim is our dedicated Captain. He also co-founded Hitfox Group. When he is not busy going fast on motorbike, a snowboard or a go-kart, he is thinking about the next big thing.
Managing Director / COO
Stefan makes sure that our business operations run smoothly. He previously co-founded appiris (acquired by AppLift). Stefan holds a double degree from LSE and Hertie School of Governance and secretly wishes he was a Michelin chef.
Managing Director / CRO
Maor Sadra is responsible for keeping the greenbacks flowing. He was previously Managing Director at Inneractive. He studied many years at the Jedi School and tried his best, but never graduated.
Managing Director Asia
Stephen's mission is to run AppLift's Seoul office. He previously worked as MD for Rocket Internet in Hong Kong and holds a BA in Political Science from UC Berkeley. He could also eat ramen all day.
Managing Director US
Konsti's goal is to keep the incredible US office in shape. Low Carb and High Protein are the 2 main ingredients. That's where his double diploma comes in handy. If not busy playing RPGs, 3rd or 1st person adventure games on his PS4, Konsti enjoys spending his time cooking, tasting whiskey or going to concerts.
Managing Director India & DataLift 360 Enterprise
Passionate about mobile advertising and gaming, Rishi is currently leading the DataLift Enterprise team. Having worked for 10+ years as Product & Project Manager, he is extremely organized and knows how to keep track of the team tasks so that nothing falls through the cracks and gets lost in the e-mail twilight zone.
SVP of Advertising
Andrew is all business -- Global Business ;-) Often seen at conferences looking for socks to wear, he is the face of our company. This proud Golden Bear often dreams of shredding the gnar in the Swiss Alps! Pow Pow Pow
Chief Strategy Officer
Hugo is in charge of new businesses, from M&A to incubation. He holds an MSc in Business Administration from EM Lyon and previously co-founded appiris (acquired by AppLift). Hugo loves ice hockey.
VP of Products
Gal makes sure we keep on shipping the best stuff. He holds a MSc in Information Systems and was previously VP Products at Taptica. Gal is a triathlon enthusiast, and looks like one too.
VP Publisher Growth
Ben's destiny was to become a certified lawyer, but he wouldn't have it this way. He likes Adtech more than his own life. He was previously VP Publisher Relations at Inneractive. He's also a hoolig.. a football fan.
Chief Innovation Officer
Vai's job is to keep AppLift ahead of the game in technological advancement. He started an MBA, dropped out of it, and is nevertheless still incredibly smart. He was formerly CEO of Bidstalk (acquired by AppLift) and believes robots will eventually rise.
Managing Director US East
SVP Engineering India
VP Korea & SEA
Jun takes care of our clients in Korea. He holds a MA Degree from HEC Paris and Telecom ParisTech. During his time in Paris, Jun discovered the world of programming and he loved it. Now he does robotics as a hobby.
Head of Media Trading
Since she was a kid, Jenia has always liked trading stuff. Today she trades media. She holds a BA in Marketing as well an MSc in Accounting.
Country Head China
Lison takes care of our accounts in China. He holds a MA in Management of Innovation and loves to go for long cycle rides during his free time.
Head of Platform Solutions
Alex is in charge of our programmatic platform, in other words, the future. He previously held roles at other start ups, such as Apple and Microsoft. He is a badminton fanatic and the father of the inPhamous 'Pham Smash'.
VP Client Relations
Chris is the Vice President of keeping our clients happy. Before AppLift, he worked with Mickey trying to find the Oracle, but only found the Alphabet. When he's not in a Lufthansa lounge, you can find him running half marathons in the latest Nike's while drinking whiskey, eating BBQ and listening to vinyl audio books.
Head of Programmatic Media
Ermanna runs our "Kill All Humans" programmatic team. She holds a BA in Mathematics (she's smart) and previously worked at Yahoo! When she's not optimising clicks, she likes to tap away on piano keys.
Head of Yield and Traffic Quality
Clement takes care that we deliver the best users to our clients. He holds a MSc from ESSEC Business School. In his free time, Clement's backhand leaves opponents baffled at the tennis court.
Senior Manager Advertiser Key Accounts
Cody makes sure all of our US clients are happy. When he's not looking for booty with his degree in Pirate History, Cody is training for the next eating competition.
Eyal is AppLift's tech farmer. He grows, nurtures, and pampers all our engineers. Growing engineers can also be very nerve-racking, which is why he's into psy-trance and pounds away on drums on weekends. He previously worked at StartApp.
Director of Marketing
Jason is AppLift's Chief Propaganda Officer. He previously was responsible for Global Events & PR at AppLift and Events at Game Insight and GREE. At night you can catch him on the turntables, eating pizza, and wearing his favourite Jordans.
Michael makes sure AppLift stays afloat financially and does not subscribe to any Ponzi schemes. He was previously a reckless Hedge Fund manager. Weekends include brunch, guitar, and Berghain. Not necessarily in that order.
Head of Human Resourses
Vessela leads the recruiting team at AppLift, scouring the Earth for brilliant engineers, creative product managers, and, why not, fearless astronauts. Originally from Bulgaria, Vessela received her MA in Human Resources Management and worked as HR Manager for Ontotext. She is currently living in Berlin and practises folklore dances.
Head of Engineering
Sateesh takes care of Ad-Portal team in India. He helps and mentors the team from Sprint planning to actual releases. He is a true gamer.
Team Lead, Media Partner Accounts
Chiara takes care of our Media Partners. She spent one year in Stockholm and managed not to freeze as she is a true winter and snow lover.
VP Engineering, Platform
Servesh handles our data. He makes sure that all the servers are up and running. He used to work at Oracle India for almost a decade and always found time for his hobby-painting.
Senior Product Manager
Vipinesh is managing our product portfolio in India. He holds a degree in Engineering and enjoys playing strategy video games. Backpacking is his way to explore new travel destinations.
Senior Human Resources Manager
Sandeepa makes sure to recruit the best talents from India. She has more than 14 years experience in Human Resource Management and fully enjoys her field. During her free time she reads fairy tales with her son.
Head of DataLift Account Management Team
Dolar's goal is to make sure Dollars keep flowing into the DataLift Enterprise platform. He also loves reading research on Behavioural Economics.
Team Lead, Content Marketing
Thomas' job is to tell nice stories about the company and the industry. He holds a MSc in Business Administration from ESSEC Business School. He's also a shutterbug.
Head of QA
Eyal looks for bugs in our system. He goes beyond the obvious in order to deliver a high-end quality product. Eyal also likes Comics and Dungeons & Dragons.
Team Lead, Game Advertiser Accounts
As a Team Lead of the Game Accounts team, Sara is passionate about helping partners achieve their ultimate goals. She previously worked as Client Relations Manager at Matomy Media Group and graduated BA in International Business. She has been living in Berlin for the past 4 years and, based off her mastery of over 4 foreign tongues, she proudly calls herself a language geek.
Manager , AdOps
Varsha takes care of the Ads performance in India. She holds a BSc in Electronics and is a Badminton fanatic.
Team Lead, Media Partner Accounts
Michael is in charge of AppLift's media partner accounts. He holds a BA in Business and Law. He also has a need for speed.
Ad Quality Team Lead
Kanika is a true mobile phone lover, seems like she can do without food and water but hard to imagine life without her device. She makes sure that we deliver the best ad quality. Kanika is always on the cutting edge of innovation.
Head of Data Science
Sunil's mission is to mentor the efforts in intelligent bidding while meeting the KPIs. He graduated from Mississippi State University and enjoys swimming and hiking.
Team Lead, Advertiser Accounts
Sara leads our Advertiser Account Managers hailing from the lone star state. Hook 'em Horns! She is a Certified Public Accountant and a pizza eating champion.
Team Lead, Campaign Management
Stephan makes sure that our campaigns run smoothly. He holds a MSc in Management and Marketing. When he's not optimizing campaigns' performance, he spends hours strolling in Swedish Design shops.
Team Lead Finance
Head of Product Innovation at AppLift Labs
Finance Head - India Operations
Abhinav is our finance lead at AppLift India. His keen attention to detail ensures that all fiscal matters are thoroughly handled. An ardent music lover and a stock market buff, Abhinav is usually found analysing the bulls and the bears in his leisure time.
Team Lead Office Management
Director of Business Intelligence and Analytics
Our mission is to fuel mobile advertisers’ growth by connecting their products to the right audience globally through technology, data, and services.