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Jon Stimmel

Chief Growth Officer
Jon is Sabio Holding’s Chief Growth Officer responsible for driving Marketing & PR strategy as well as enabling the company’s acquisition and revenue goals. He is a veteran digital marketing executive with over 30 years of experience leading agency teams for clients like Coca-Cola, Rocket Mortgage, Fiat Chrysler, General Motors and Kraft. Prior to joining Sabio, Jon served as the Chief Investment Officer at UM driving cross channel buying strategy by applying market and consumer insights to create foundational partnerships for IPG Media brands and their clients. He also spent 8 years on the corporate side of media at Unilever where he drove digital transformation and branded content best practices for their iconic brands like Dove, Axe. Degree and Lipton. Jon resides in Pelham, NY with his wife Carrie and his 10 year old son Jason, and their dog Ruby.
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Jennifer Cabalquinto

Board of Director
A 25-year industry veteran, Jennifer is currently the Chief Financial Officer of 2K, and previously served as the CFO and Special Advisor of the Golden State Warriors. Asa senior finance executive Jennifer has a strong track record of maximizing enterprise value by optimizing financial operations. She is known for implementing and continually improving processes, controls and strategies to provide a solid financial foundation on which companies can grow. Her 25+ year career has steered the corporate finance function within startup, turnaround and rapidly expanding environments spanning sports and entertainment industries. Jennifer serves on the boards of the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland, KQED and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and is on the audit committee for Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP). She is also on the advisory board for San Francisco State University’s College of Business and SUNY Binghamton’s School of Management. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from SUNY, Binghamton’s School of Management. She and her husband, Howard Joyce, reside in Oakland with their son Jack.
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Chris Lee

VP, Operations
Chris is Sabio’s Vice President of Operations and is responsible for managing the Account Management and Campaign Management teams while also assisting with the growth of publisher development and partnership integrations. Chris has 10 years of digital media experience which primarily includes desktop, mobile, and programmatic advertising. He also has extensive knowledge with ad serving and trafficking and always looks to implement efficient processes to help the team work smarter, achieving a high-level of productivity. Before joining Sabio, Chris was the Manager for the Operations team at RUN Ads, a programmatic company, which was acquired by Publicis Media. Chris joined Sabio in 2018 where he was the Associate Director of Account Management for the East Coast. With his communication and organizational skills, he has quickly risen to lead and manage the team on a global scale. Chris resides in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and you can find him playing sports during his free time. He also loves playing video games, board games, and poker.
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Carl Farrell

Board Of Director
An accomplished Global Executive and Board Member with a portfolio of broad experiences working with successful and innovative technology companies on a global scale. A proven leader who has held many senior positions as he delivered growth and value, by bringing new technologies to market in large and small organizations. Past positions include, the Chief Revenue Officer of SAS Institute and more recently, President of Altus Group. Carl now spends his time as an investor in early stage companies, and sitting on the Board of select companies in Europe and North America.
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Paula Madison

Board Of Director
Four decades of Media management, C-suite experience, and proven leadership at global companies such as General Electric and NBCUniversal. CEO, Media mogul and named one of the most influential African American women in America. Former owner of the Los Angeles Sparks WNBA basketball team.
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Helen Lum

Executive Vice President App Science
Asone of the first employees at Sabio, Helen has risen through the ranks fromAssociate Director of Account Management to SVP of Operations. Helen has been an integral part of the company’s growth. She had a major role in facilitating the expansion of the company’s proprietary technology capabilities by executing our cutting-edge CTV advertising platform and launching the media agnostic SaaS platform, App Science®, which measures OTT data & provides actionable insights in one easy-to-use platform. As the Executive Vice President of AppScience®, Helen oversees all business and growth strategies. Prior to her role as EVP, Helen helped build and manage Sabio’s global account and campaign management team, where she worked to integrate teams to create efficiencies and improve on how we delivery proposals, services, and insights for our clients. Helen has a 10+years of robust digital media and campaign management experience. Before joining Sabio, Helen assisted in spearheading the first mobile retargeting campaign in the industry and lead campaign management teams at companies such as, Opera Mediaworks (AdColony) and Conversant. Though a native of Michigan and graduate of the University of Michigan, Helen now enjoys her warm SoCal lifestyle. She enjoys traveling and visiting LA’s newest restaurants.
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Jessica Gailys

VP, Product Marketing
Jessica is Sabio’s VP of Product Marketing based in Los Angeles. With nearly 12 years of experience in the digital space, Jessica focuses on building strategy and messaging on product materials to support sales and increase overall brand awareness in the marketplace. Jessica graduated from University of Colorado Boulder and resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.
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Meghna Kothari

VP of Culture & Comms
Meghna is Sabio’s VP of Culture and Comms and is responsible for the company’s internal and external communications and marketing efforts. She oversees Sabio’s events, sponsorship, awards, and comms strategies.  She joins Sabio with 18+ years of experience in the digital and ad tech industry. Over her career Meghna has planned and executed hundreds of industry summits, conferences, and networking events. Prior to joining Sabio, Meghna owned her own events company where she created events and client touch points for a variety of clients. She’s also held senior positions at Rocket Fuel Inc and ThinkLA. Meghna has a passion for diversity, women empowerment initiatives, giving back and helping to educate those new to the advertising industry. She has served on the board of ColorComm – Women of Color in Communications local Los Angeles Chapter and was the Executive Director for the Multicultural Advertising Training Program. Newly married, Meghna lives in Los Angeles with her husband.
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Tim Russell

SVP of Sales
Tim is the SVP of Sales based in New York, where he will oversee Sabio’s East Coast organization, including Canada. Tim’s responsibilities include helping grow the East Coast sales team, increase Sabio brand awareness and help enhance Sabio’s CTV Product in the market. He joins Sabio with 28+ years of TV and advertising experience, holding senior sales positions at Turner Broadcasting, Tennis Channel, Comcast, Meredith, and Tribune Media to name a few. Tim lives in New York with his wife of 27 years and three children.
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Steve Katelman

Steve Katelman is the EVP of Global Digital Partnerships at Omnicom Media Group. In his position he uses his insights and experience to consistently survey the digital landscape and his wealth of knowledge around digital media and technology help provide his clients are successful in an industry that evolves at such a rapid pace. As a Sabio board of advisors, he shares his vision on the how the market will mature and more importantly, how Sabio can create meaningful ad experiences for our clients and the consumers they reach.
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Muizz Kheraj

Board of Director
Muizz Kheraj has more than two decades of experience in technology, both as a software engineer and as an experienced advisor, supporting the capital market needs of middle-market entrepreneurs. Mr. Kheraj built the TMT practice at McGladrey Capital Markets, LLC. He has held leadership roles at various technology and digital media start-ups and currently holds active board advisory roles within numerous bleeding-edge technology firms. He has led, managed and closed an aggregate of more than $1 billion in transactions in the technology sector. Mr. Kheraj holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from California State University, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Karim Rawji

Karim has been a Santa Monica business owner for over 20 years, working specifically in the automotive and real estate industries. He has been a part of Sabio since its inception and considers himself lucky to have seen the company's growth firsthand.
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Dr. Jike Chong

Dr. Jike Chong is the Chief Data Scientist of Acorns, the leading micro-investment app in US with over 2 million verified investors, using economic psychology to help the up-and-coming save and invest for a better financial future. Before Acorns, Dr Chong served as the Chief Data Scientist of YiRenDai, first of its kind from China to go public on NYSE. Prior to YiRenDai, Dr. Chong established and headed the data science division at Simply Hired. Dr Chong was invited to the White House under the Obama administration multiple times to advise on using AI to reducing unemployment. From 2011 to 2012, Dr. Chong led quantitative risk analytics at Silver Lake Kraftwerk, responsible for applying big data techniques to risk analysis of venture investment.

Since 2010, Dr. Chong has been an adjunct professor and PhD advisor at Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University Recently in 2017, he also developed and taught a new graduate level course on Machine Learning for Internet Finance at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Dr. Chong received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley.

Jessica Ackerson

SVP, Sales
Jessica Ackerson is the SVP of Sales based in Chicago where she oversees the Chicago, New York and the surrounding Midwest markets including Minneapolis, Kansas City, and Milwaukee. With over 13 year’s experience in the digital space, Jessica has a 360º view of the industry having experience at the agency level with client services, sales strategy, marketing and sales leadership including extensive experience with both media and programmatic data-driven solutions. Before joining Sabio Mobile, Jessica was the Director of Sales at ShareThis. In her 5 years at ShareThis, she helped grow her region and was a sales leader in both media & the programmatic space. She is active in her professional and personal communities as a member of the Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (CIMA) and volunteer for Hadassah Women’s Organization of America and past involvement in the Jewish United Federation. Originally from New Jersey, Jessica attended Indiana University, Bloomington and now resides in Deerfield, IL with her husband and 2 children.

Jason Tong

SVP, Engineering
Jason Tong is Sabio’s SVP of Engineering and is responsible for leading the engineering teams in California and India. He has been instrumental in Sabio’s growth, especially in the development of our programmatic technology and App Science® platform. Jason has 10+ years of experience in mobile marketing and he has extensive knowledge of ad serving, action tracking and reporting. His specialties include LAMP, RTB, Ad network, performance marketing and programmatic marketing. Jason attended CSU Hayward and enjoys playing badminton.
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Joao Machado

SVP, Marketing
Joao is Sabio’s SVP of Product Marketing. Joao started his digital career in 2006 at an independent agency in Irvine called 10th Degree. From there he spent four years at MEC in Irvine running digital for Land Rover and Jaguar. That is where he began his mobile focus doing their first mobile upfront in the industry. That work moved him to OMD where he launched the mobile practice under the Airwave banner. In the eight years at OMD the mobile team became the fastest growing specialty unit within the agency. Working with clients like Walgreens, Levis, PepsiCo, Visa, Wells Fargo, CW, Hilton and more. The Airwave team-built products, like Red Pin, Visa’s Real Time Messaging platform and started the Voice practice. Joao’s is married to his wonderful wife Alex and has a teenage son Dylan living the life deep in south Orange County in the Mission Viejo area. In his free time Joao spends time playing tennis [former semi pro player and club teaching pro], painting and drawing as a creative outlet.  His background being Portuguese and his wife being Mexican, football [or soccer … although American football is really “throwball”] is huge in their home.
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Simon Wong

Executive Vice President
Simon is Sabio’s Executive Vice President and is responsible for leading product innovation, partnerships, inventory, marketing and overall the company’s growth efforts globally. With nearly 10 years of digital advertising experience, Simon has become a jack-of-all-trades specialist at Sabio. His past roles have ranged from advertising operations and ad support to sales and business development. Simon joined Sabio in 2016 where he was the Director Advertising Operations. Over the past 5 years at Sabio, Simon has been instrumental in Sabio’s product strategy which helped transition Sabio offering only Mobile advertising to now CTV/OTT Advertising. Simon's ability to lead the team and develop his vision for the product has allowed him to rise through the ranks to EVP. Simon lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn, NY.
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Sajid Premji

Chief Financial Officer
Sajid is Sabio’s Chief Financial Officer and he is responsible in leading the company’s finance organization. He joins Sabio with 15+ years of progressive experience in accounting, finance and capital markets in both Canada and the United States. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) Before joining Sabio, Sajid spent several years in the public companies’ audit & assurance practice at a national public accounting firm in Canada and in the Internal Audit group at a large financial institution (TD Bank Financial Group).  Most recently, he held a senior-level position (Director) in the financial crimes compliance function at TD Securities (USA) LLC, a leading New York City-based investment bank and registered broker/dealer. Sajid resides in New York.
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Jean Yap-McNamara

Head of Creative
Jean has been in the digital advertising space for 14 years. She comes to Sabio from AdColony/Opera Mediaworks where she played a key leadership role responsible for building and creating mobile experiences in a diverse range of projects, working across a wide range of incredible brands. Jean has achieved top recognitions, including the OMMA awards, PromaxBDA awards and the Pollie Awards.
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Sudha Reddy

GM India & VP of Product Innovation
Sudha thinks of advertising as a way for brands to share their story with the world and how ads perform depends on how well and where the story is told. As the VP of Product innovation at Sabio, Sudha is responsible for creating products that enable brands to create such stories and also understand their customers at an even deeper level using App Science. Her past digital media experience includes working at 4INFO, Celtra, DataXu and xAD in roles ranging from sales engineering to Director of operations.
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Joe Camacho

Chief Global Expansion Officer
Joe is Sabio’s Chief Global Expansion Officer and in his role, Joe is responsible for overseeing the expansion of markets outside of the US. Prior to this role, Joe was Sabio’s Chief Marketing Officer where he oversaw the Marketing strategies for Sabio brands. Joe is a seasoned marketing executive with production and sales experience that ranges from network broadcast television to mobile. Prior to joining Sabio, Joe was CMO of Latin American Multimedia Corp, and is an alumnus of San Diego State University’s School of Communication and Graduate School of Business. A Marine Corps veteran, Joe currently resides in Los Angeles where he invests much of his free time hiking and exploring the Gold Coast’s local beaches and mountains with his wife and 2 children.
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Aziz Rahim

Chief Executive Officer
Aziz is an avid mobile evangelist who has held leadership roles with multiple media and telecommunications companies. As CEO, Aziz is responsible for keeping the company and its employees focused on short and long term growth objectives. Prior to joining Sabio, Aziz was SVP at Opera Mediaworks where he helped foster revenue and product innovation. Other experiences include Director roles at AT&T’s Adworks and NBC Universal. On the rare days when Aziz is not traveling, you can find him in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.

Leadership

Board Of Directors

Aziz Rahimtoola

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Paula Madison

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Carl Farrell

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Muizz Kheraj

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Jennifer Cabalquinto

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Management Team

Aziz Rahimtoola

Chief Executive Officer
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Sajid Premji

Chief Financial Officer
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Jon Stimmel

Chief Growth Officer
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Joe Camacho

Chief Global Expansion Officer
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Simon Wong

Executive Vice President
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Helen Lum

Executive Vice President, App Science
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Joao Machado

SVP, Marketing
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Jason Tong

SVP, Engineering
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Jessica Ackerson

SVP, Sales
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Tim Russell

SVP, Sales, NY & Canada
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Jean Yap-McNamara

Head of Creative
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Meghna Kothari

VP, Culture & Comms
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Jessica Gailys

VP, Product Marketing
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Chris Lee

VP, Operations
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