Naveen Tewari, CEO of Bangalore based InMobi has recently been named as the second most important person in mobile advertising, according to Business Insider. With mobile advertising recently reaching $5.3b in 2011 and expected to reach $11 billion this year, Tewari, who founded InMobi in 2007, joins the list with Google, Twitter, Facebook and Zynga all taking the top five positions.
The Business Insider Advertising's Mobile Power List 2012 named Tewari ahead of big names in the mobile advertising sector across the globe. Business Insider is a US based business/entertainment news website founded by DoubleClick Founder and former C.E.O. Kevin P. Ryan.
InMobi, which received a funding of US$ 200 million from Softbank, Japan last year, has witnessed 88% growth in impressions on tablets across its networks in the last six months alone. Serving 93.4 billion impressions monthly, InMobi has the distinction of being the World’s largest independent mobile ad network.