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About RockYou 2017-10-25T22:15:31+00:00

Founded in 2005, RockYou is an interactive media company delivering great entertainment to the most engaged audiences online. Its portfolio of free-to-play games includes dozens of company-owned and partner titles across key platforms, genres and demographics. RockYou’s seamlessly integrated video advertising service enables brands to efficiently reach 75M+ consumers on Facebook, web and mobile. Currently ranked within the Top 20 of comScore’s Top 100 Video Properties, RockYou is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco.

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THE TEAM

Lisa Marino, CEO

Lisa Marino

CEO

Previously RockYou’s Chief Operating Officer, Lisa guided the company through its years as a social game developer, when it became one of the top five publishers on Facebook, and led its rebirth into a profitable in-game video ad platform for premium brands. She holds an MBA from Stanford, has been profiled on sites like VentureBeat and TechCrunch, and has spoken at GDC and Casual Connect.

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Maysam Sadeghi, SVP, Games

Maysam Sadeghi

SVP, Games

In charge of managing and operating all owned and operated games at RockYou, as well as RockYou’s game product roadmap, Maysam spent his career building teams and products focused on social applications, usability and design. He has an MBA from Santa Clara’s Leavey School of Business and an MS in EECS from Stanford University.

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Emily Smith, SVP and GM, Media

Emily Smith

SVP and GM, Media

Emily is spearheading RockYou’s growth in building new brands and audiences. Having previously run digital businesses at Brit + Co, Tribune and The Walt Disney Company, Emily is shaping innovative content and marketing initiatives for our core demographic of multicultural millennials.

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Dera Campbell, SVP, Ad Strategy and Operations

Dera Campbell

SVP, Ad Strategy and Operations

As SVP, Ad Strategy and Ops, Dera oversees the Ads department and provides strategic vision and tactical alignment across ad ops, product, yield, tech partnerships and product marketing. She joins us from RadiumOne, where she was VP, Strategy and Ops. Dera’s experience building digital teams and partnerships at MarketWatch, Conde Nast, Fox News Digital and Hearst will allow us to execute and monetize at scale.

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Sherry Herman, SVP, Sales

Sherry Herman

SVP, Sales

Sherry is leading the RockYou Ad Portfolio and Direct Sales teams for O&O Games and Media properties.  She has over 20 years experience building new sales channels across a variety of brands, retailers and agencies for mobile content and digital media start-ups.  Sherry will oversee sales that includes programmatic, promotion, sponsorships,  influencer marketing and digital marketing initiatives to provide brands with a robust solution to reach their target audience in the US and EMEA.  Sherry will split her time between NYC and San Francisco offices.

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Larry Landry, VP of Engineering

Larry Landry

VP of Engineering

Heading up RockYou’s engineering team since 2010, Larry was previously CTO at Tirnua and worked for nearly a decade at Electronic Arts as a senior engineer and tech/dev director. He studied at the University of Ottawa.

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