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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!

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.
JOE CAMACHO
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.
MISSAKA WIJEKOON
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.
BRANDON REA
Chief Revenue Officer
As Sabio’s CRO, Brandon Rea is responsible for leading the company’s sales strategy and business development efforts. Brandon is a veteran of the Detroit digital ad scene and has been at the forefront of the automotive industry’s growth and usage of mobile advertising Prior to joining Sabio, Brandon held leadership positions at AdColony, Videology, and Vibrant Media. He has consistently been on the cutting edge since selling the initial mobile program for Car and Driver back in 2005. Brandon has crafted, sold, and led teams through dozens of first to market campaigns and is excited to bring that expertise and leadership to Sabio’s sales team. When Brandon is not reading or networking on the links, he’s running around with his wife and 3 active kids throughout Metro Detroit.
SIMON WONG
SVP, 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 SVP of Strategy, he focuses on building crucial partnerships to provide any current and future needs for the teams.
SAM WANG
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.
SUDHA REDDY
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. 
HELEN LUM
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.
ROBIN POTISCHMAN JOHNSON
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.
JEAN YAP-MCNAMARA
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.
BEN ALEXANDER
SVP, Sales
Ben leads the East Coast sales team from Sabio’s NY office. Prior to joining Sabio Mobile, Ben was the Senior Vice President Of National Digital Sales at Pulpo Media (An Entravision Company). With 14 + years of digital marketing experience, Ben has led both regional and national sales efforts to both Hispanic and general market audiences across linear and interactive media. Ben has held leadership roles at People En Español Magazine, Latina Media Ventures, Adconion Direct, AT&T AdWorks and Univision. When Ben isn’t working, he spends his free time with his family and friends enjoying all things outdoors and relaxing from his new home in Brooklyn.
ASHLEY PERKINS
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.
JESSICA ACKERSON
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.
CINDY NOVAK
Head of Publisher Development
Cindy has been working in digital and mobile media for 20+ years both in the US and abroad. In 1997, she founded Wild Technologies of Brazil, the first company to offer third-party e-commerce approved by the Brazilian government. Upon returning to the U.S. in 2003, she led publisher development for Terra Networks’ EZ Target Media division. After leaving Terra, she established Hipcricket’s mobile publisher division, working with more than 450 digital sites. Cindy also helped launch the Hello & Hola Media office in New York. Before joining Sabio, Cindy worked at Adsmovil, where she quadrupled their publishers’ division.

Cindy speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese with a working knowledge of Hebrew. She has lived in Israel, Spain and Brazil and holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from New York University, as well as a Master’s in International Marketing from the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is married and has two children, Jonathan, CEO of Boomerang Transportation, and Kate, a Public Defender in Miami-Dade, Florida.