AdColonized: Getting to Know Alex Cano

Posted Jun 9, 2021

Meet Alex Cano, Global Head of Performance Media working out of our San Francisco office! Alex has been with AdColony since he left college and has never looked back — he’s been here almost as long as AdColony has been around! Besides working with his amazing team, Alex likes to cook and go on hikes…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Siren Tekin

Posted May 26, 2021

Meet Siren Tekin, a HR Generalist working out of our Istanbul office! Outside of work, Siren enjoys horseback riding and listening to Billie Eilish and Halsey. While working from home, Siren enjoys using Instagram to keep up with her friends and recommends taking breaks throughout the day. Get to know her better in this week’s…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Beenu Maharjan

Posted May 12, 2021

Meet Beenu Maharjan, a Senior SDET I working out of our Seattle office! Outside of leading her team at AdColony, Beenu likes to spend time outside and with her family. In fact, a few years ago, Beenu went to Langtang Valley and hiked to an altitude of 5,000 meters! Get to know her better in…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Alp Kaya

Posted Apr 28, 2021

Meet Alp Kaya, a Senior Business Development Manager working out of our Istanbul office! Besides working with his team, that he says resembles “The Avengers,” Alp likes to read, listen to music on Spotify, and watch soccer. Keep reading to see Alp’s path to AdColony and his advice to stay motivated while working from home….

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Jonathan Harrop

Posted Mar 31, 2021

Meet Jonathan Harrop, our Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications working remotely from his office in Dallas, Texas! Besides leading our marketing teams and messaging, Jonathan loves to paint and play Warhammer 40,000 28mm tabletop model wargame. He also loves to spend time with his new rescue dog, Kirby. In this post, Jonathan shares…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Kelly McIvor

Posted Mar 17, 2021

Meet Kelly McIvor, a Principal Product Manager working out of our Seattle office! Outside of managing product developments and his team, Kelly loves to be outside on the water and spend time with his kids; they have recently taken up kickboxing in the backyard! Get to know him better in this week’s AdColonized employee spotlight!…

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A Decade of AdColony III – Return of the Rocketship

Posted Mar 5, 2021

As the strongest and most successful brand under the Opera Mediaworks umbrella, it was clear that AdColony should become the name that publishers, brands, and agencies turn to leverage the power of mobile, and more innovation was coming fast! This final entry in the look back at our history, and a look forward, is just…

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A Decade of AdColony II – Opera & Back Again

Posted Mar 4, 2021

It’s been a wild 10 years at AdColony, and we couldn’t fit it all in one post! Last we left off, AdColony had just hit over 1 BILLION views across the platform (we now do that in about 10 days!) and that was only 3 years after a little mobile games company called Jirbo made…

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A Decade of AdColony I – Founding & Hyper Growth

Posted Mar 3, 2021

As of today, March 3rd, it’s officially been 10 years since a small mobile games company called Jirbo launched its own mobile ad network.  The company, founded by Jonathan Zweig and Randy Saaf, had created a mobile website back in 2007 (when the iPhone first launched) that showcased casual, Safari-based games. But with the launch…

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AdColonized: Getting to Know Fredrik Vikström

Posted Feb 17, 2021

Meet Fredrik Vikström, a Sales Manager working out of our Stockholm office! Besides working with his team to develop our LinkedIn presence, Fredrik enjoys spending time with his kids, using the Calm app to meditate and relax, and listening to all types of music. Get to know him better in this week’s AdColonized employee spotlight!…

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