|Born||Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Residence||San Francisco, California, United States of America|
|Alma mater||Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur|
|Occupation||Co-Founder & President at InMobi|
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Career[edit | edit source]
During his undergraduate years, Abhay Singhal co-founded TeN in 2001, heading its sales department and raised VC money shortly after.
In 2007, Singhal launched InMobi inside a shared apartment with Naveen Tewari, Amit Gupta and Mohit Saxena after moving to Mumbai. They started their first business mKhoj, an SMS search engine, which later went on to be a mobile advertising and technology platform which they rebranded to InMobi. Later on, the three decided to move their base to Bangalore.
Singhal spent two years in London in 2012 to build the European business for InMobi serving as the managing director for EMEA and the Vice President of Global Ad Sales.
Today, Singhal is the President of InMobi and is based in San Francisco, California. InMobi is said to have raised more than $250 million in funding from their key investors SoftBank and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Awards and Recognition[edit | edit source]
- ‘Excellence in Entrepreneurship’ in 2013 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
- Distinguished Alumnus Award’ in 2013 from IIT Kanpur for his excellence in entrepreneurship
- ‘Outstanding Start Up’ in 2014 by Forbes India Leadership Awards
References[edit | edit source]
- User, Super. "Abhay Singhal". dora.iitk.ac.in. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
- Pandya-Wagh, Kinjal (2015-10-20). "India's global advertising giant". BBC News. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
- "InMobi co-founder Abhay Singhal to head EMEA, global business operations". Techcircle. 2012-12-20. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
- "InMobi has positioned itself as the go-to company in mobile advertising | Forbes India". Forbes India. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
- "Previous Distinguished Alumni Awardees". dora.iitk.ac.in. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
- India, Forbes. "Forbes India Leadership Awards 2018". www.forbesindia.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
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