AdMob Snags Senior Google Engineer

MediaPost reports that San Mateo-based AdMob, a mobile ad company serving nearly 1.6 billion global impressions in September, hired Kevin Scott, former Google Senior Engineering Manager.

“As the growing company’s new vice president of engineering, Scott will spearhead AdMob’s efforts to build out the ad-serving platform, among other projects,” the report said.

AdMob claims that 42% of those 1.6 billion global impressions were from United States handsets. The company has about 60 employees spread across three offices in the U.S., according to the article.

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