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Our Team

At Sabio, smarter mobile advertising means more than developing proprietary predictive technology, it’s also about building a company that’s focused on the human element by creating a work environment where we love what we do, affording us all opportunities to do what we love.

We’ve brought together a team of mobile ad tech experts and created a unique place where diversity is celebrated every day by our entire team that come from interesting and diverse backgrounds and who bring unique skill sets. Literally…from rocket scientists to filmmakers and mathematicians to musicians, our entire team has an amazing backstory, united by our common passion for mobile advertising and how our cutting edge technology impacts the marketing goals of our clients.

Sabio is a place where scientists and artists come together as a team to create something amazing. Together, we work tirelessly at exceeding expectations, delivering actionable results and simultaneously enjoying the time we share with each other, our clients, and the special place some call work.

Together, our team does things The Sabio Way…All The Way Up!

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.
Chief Marketing Officer
Joe is Sabio’s Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for all marketing efforts as well as Hispanic and Political growth opportunities. He is a seasoned marketing executive with production and sales experiences that range from network broadcast television to mobile. Prior to joining Sabio, Joe was CMO of Latin American Multimedia Corp, and he holds an MBA from San Diego State University. 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.
Chief Technology Officer
Missaka is Sabio’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for the development of the company’s technology vision and strategy. Missaka held an engineering leadership role at Ad tech company Conversant where he architected the company’s technology stack. Missaka comes to us with 10 years of experience building ad servers, predictive models, big data analytics, and self service portals in the ad tech space. Missaka holds a Bachelor’s degree in physics from New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology and lives in Los Angeles with his wife, where he enjoys the weather while hiking, rock climbing or skiing.
Chief Data Scientist
Dr. Yousry has held several key executive positions in industries that include Ad Tech, Telecom and Energy. As Sabio’s Chief Data Scientist, she heads the App Science® team responsible for product innovation and engineering, tasked with the analysis of unstructured data sources through Predictive AI and machine learning algorithms. Dr. Yousry holds a Ph.D. In Quantitative Analysis and Mathematics from the Ohio State University. She has a robust research and development background in Artificial Intelligence and machine learning and her research areas include learning algorithms, hybrid computational AI and fuzzy engines. In her spare time, she enjoys playing ping pong and chess or strolling on Southern California's beaches with her Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
VP, Finance
Sam Wang came to Sabio from AdColony/Opera Mediaworks, where he led reporting and analytics for global advertising business units with over $500M in annualized revenue. Sam is an integral part of Opera’s US finance team and he has been instrumental in the post M&A integration and financial operation of the companies Opera acquired in the mobile advertising space since 2011.  Sam holds a CPA certificate from the State of California, and he has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.
VP, 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. 
VP, Account Management
Helen leads a team of Account Managers that are responsible for managing the ad campaigns for some of the world’s most recognizable brands.  With a strong history in digital media, campaign management, and with knowledge of various platforms, Helen collaborates with the sales teams to ensure our client’s marketing goals are met.  She has managed campaigns for companies such as Opera Mediaworks (AdColony) and Conversant where she helped spearhead the first mobile retargeting campaign in the industry.  A native of Michigan and a graduate from the University of Michigan, Helen now enjoys her warm Southern California lifestyle while also traveling and trying out LA’s newest restaurants.
VP, Strategy
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. As VP of Strategy, he focuses on building crucial partnerships to provide any current and future needs for the teams.
VP, Client Solutions
Robin is Sabio’s VP of Client Solutions, playing a key role in creating revenue opportunities for the company by presenting clients with detailed responses to requests for proposals that meet their advertising needs and showcase the value of the Sabio’s products and insights. Robin has 10+ years’ experience in digital advertising and prior to Sabio, she worked at Ignited on Universal Pictures and at Opera as a Senior Sales Planner and Account Executive. Robin currently resides in Los Angeles where she enjoys spending time with her family, dogs and traveling.
SVP, Sales
Brandon Rea is a veteran of the Detroit digital ad scene both on the demand and supply side. As SVP of Sales based in Detroit, Brandon is responsible for leading strategy across Automotive relationships nationally while also guiding sales in the Great Lakes region.  Prior to joining Sabio, B. Rea has held leadership positions at AdColony, Videology, and Vibrant Media. Brandon has consistently been on the cutting edge since selling the initial mobile program for Car and Driver back in 2005. He’s crafted and sold through dozens of first to market campaigns and is excited to bring that expertise to Sabio. When B. Rea is not reading or networking, he’s running around with his wife and 3 active kids throughout Metro Detroit.
VP, Sales
Ashley Perkins is the VP of East Coast Sales with over 7 years of digital experience. As the second hire in New York City, she has been pivotal for opening up new agencies and accounts. She now leads a team of sellers and enjoys spending her time with her husband, son, and two dogs in Brooklyn, NY.
VP, Sales
Jay has 20 years digital marketing experience in Sales, Ad Operations, Client Services and Agency Side Media Buying. He joins us from Pulpo Media (An Entravision Company) where he held a few leadership roles, most recently as EVP of Client Services and Strategy overseeing sales operations, agency relationships and sales planning/strategy. Jay has held digital roles at Turn, Mobile Theory (Opera) and Exponential (formally Tribal Fusion) as well as on the agency side in Chicago, Miami, and San Francisco.
VP, Sales
Jessica Ackerson is the VP of Sales based in Chicago from where the team covers Chicago and the surrounding Midwest markets including Minneapolis, Kansas City, and Milwaukee. With over 13 years 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.
Director, 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.