About RockYou 2018-03-22T17:55:16+00:00

RockYou is an interactive media and entertainment company amplifying the authentic voice of multicultural millennials. Wrapped around RockYou’s video network which reaches 75 million monthly viewers, developed and optimized by publishers of leading social media apps, RockYou Media provides brands and publishers with hyper-engaging content for a multicultural audience. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and New York, follow us on Twitter @RockYouInc.


Lisa Marino, CEO

Lisa Marino


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 Product and Eng, GM 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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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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Dayanidhi Gangadharaiah

VP, Asia Operations

In charge of RockYou’s overseas operations, Dayanidhi heads RockYou India and leads RockYou Thailand as Vice President, Asia Operations. Dayanidhi has worked in the gaming industry for nearly 15 years and was previously Managing Director-Asia of Digital Chocolate. Daya has an engineering degree in Computer Science and an MBA, as well as an advanced management course from IIMB. He has built, scaled and expertly managed in his position, running P&L of RockYou’s most successful games.

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