Who We Are
We are the PEOPLE who are PASSIONATE about making the smartphone smarter.
We are the PIONEERS in creating frictionless media experiences on mobile PHONES.
We are the POWER behind Firstly Mobile.
We are the PLATFORM that delivers 3 billion content experiences to
25 million monthly active users.
We are the POSSE fighting to eliminate the friction that slows down our mobile content discovery and enjoyment.
We are #TheMobilePosse
(Click to learn more about each persona)
We celebrate our team’s individuality by implementing twelve ‘Personas,’ determined by a simple quiz.
We embrace a different persona every month with fun team-building activities.
So basically, we have fun just being us. Easy enough.
Chief Executive Officer
Jon created our Posse in 2005 and serves as our CEO and founder. He is our resident #Rebel and shows that by coming up with out-of-the-box ways to disrupt industries.…
SVP, Chief Financial Officer
Steve has been part of our Posse since 2012 and serves as our Chief
Financial Officer. He is a resident #Caregiver and shows that by
safeguarding our assets.…
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Greg has been part of our Posse since 2011 and serves as Chief Marketing Officer. A recovering engineer, Greg is a resident #Sage and shows that as he leads our overall marketing and thought leadership efforts….
SVP, Chief Revenue Officer
Adrian Velthuis has been part of our Posse since April Fools Day, 2016 and serves as our Chief Revenue Officer. He’s a resident #Alchemist and demonstrates that by turning billions of monthly mobile ad requests into pure gold….
Kevin G. has been part of our Posse since 2018 and serves as our VP of sales. He is a resident #Innocent and shows that by instilling optimism and faith with our internal team and partners alike in our product….
Kevin McGuire has been part of our Posse since 2015 and serves as VP Product. He is a resident #Explorer and shows that by building our strategic roadmap for how we enhance and evolve the Firstly Mobile platform….
SVP, Chief Technology Officer
Steven has been part of our Posse since 2018 and serves as Chief Technology Officer. He is our resident #Explorer and shows that by leading a fantastic group of technologists through problem-solving voyage….
Elena Bazimirova has been part of our Posse since 2018 and serves as Program Manager. She is a resident #Magician and shows that by constantly finding and implementing ways for the engineering organization to be efficient….
Director of People & Culture
Jennifer has been part of our Posse since December 2018 and serves as Director, People & Culture. She is a resident #Hero and shows that by ensuring nothing stops her small-but-mighty team from achieving their goals….
Quality Assurance Manager
Viktoriya has been a part of our Posse overall for 4 years (used to work here back in the day for 2 years then came back). She is a resident #Creator and shows that by setting up and implementing best practice approach and strategies for overall Quality of product/processes/services….
Director of Yield Management
Marc has been part of our Posse since 2016 and serves as Director of Yield Management. He’s is a resident jester and shows that by instigating on slack….
DevOps Engineering Manager
Ameer has been part of our Posse since 2015 and serves as Manager of Technical Operations. He is a resident #Explorer and shows that by curiosity in solving complex technical problems….
VP, Research & Development
Eric has been part of our Posse since 2006 and serves as VP of R&D. He’s is our resident #Tinkerer and shows that by hacking the arcade machine periodically….
Director of Product Design
Arty has been part of our Posse since August 2018 and serves as the Director of Product Design. He’s is a resident #Explorer which he shows through his leadership in adopting a Design System-based workflow across Design, Product, Engineering and QA — the first of its kind at the company….
Director of Engineering
Sean has been part of our Posse since 2019 and serves as Director of Engineering. He’s is a resident #Creator and shows that by building amazing prototypes to inspire his fellow engineers….
Sam has been part of our posse since 2018 and serves as content manager. He’s a resident #Explorer, and shows that by maximizing the value of the Posse’s content inventory….