San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013
Flurry, a leading mobile app measurement and advertising platform, today announced that Prashant Fuloria has joined the company as Chief Product Officer, reporting to Simon Khalaf, Flurry President and CEO. Joining from the Mayfield Fund, Fuloria brings a decade of product management experience spanning Google and Facebook. Fuloria will take primary responsibility for innovation and evolution of all Flurry solutions, effective immediately.
“Prashant has made significant contributions to both search and social advertising, helping them scale to multi-billion dollars industries,” said Simon Khalaf, President and CEO of Flurry. “I am excited to have Prashant bring his expertise to the mobile advertising world, and help grow Flurry products to that level of scale.”
Prior to Flurry, Fuloria was an Executive in Residence at Mayfield Fund and lecturer at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Fuloria brings a decade of product management experience from Facebook and Google. At Facebook, Fuloria led the product team for Facebook Ads and subsequently managed commerce products, including Facebook Credits. At Google, he managed all of Google’s products for the Asia-Pacific region, led its global billing & payments product efforts, and served as an early member of the AdWords product team.
“I’ve been privileged to have worked at companies that redefined search and social. As I looked for my next challenge, I knew it had to be in mobile, which is now driving the most exciting shift in consumer behavior,” said Prashant Fuloria, Flurry Chief Product Officer. “The choice to come to Flurry, a fast-rising company with amazing potential, was an easy one. I am excited to join such a talented team with huge aspirations and a laser focus on creating value for developers, advertisers and publishers.”
Fuloria holds a PhD and MA in Business, a PhD Minor in Operations Research and an MS in Statistics, all from Stanford University, where he is also a lecturer in Operations, Information and Technology at the Graduate School of Business. Before joining Stanford, Fuloria studied at IIT Delhi, where he was awarded the President’s Gold Medal, which is the highest academic award. Fuloria is also an accomplished musician and lead guitarist of Coverflow, a Silicon Valley band, and used to play with Euphoria, India’s top-selling rock band.
Flurry helps companies measure, advertise and monetize apps in the new app economy. The company’s comprehensive measurement and advertising platform reaches over 1 billion monthly unique smartphone and tablet devices across iOS, Android and other platforms. The company has offices in San Francisco, New York and London.