New Facebook Platform Industry Hires: Buddy Media, Involver, BranchOut and Efficient Frontier

Buddy Media made some big hires this week, hiring executive sales staffers in Asia and the United States, while other companies made some other sales and engineering hires.

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Here’s this week’s list of hires:

Buddy Media

  • Ken Mandel, Managing Director, Asia – formerly worked as Regional Vice President of Advertising Sales and Marketplace for Yahoo Asia Pacific.
  • Carla Bourque, Senior Vice President, Western Region (U.S.) Sales – previously worked  at Six Apart (acquired by SAY Media), Nielsen Online, Catalina Marketing, Jupiter Media Metrix, and SPINS (an ACNielsen partner).
  • Amy Kalokerinos, Account Director – formerly an Account Executive at


  • Gurrinder Kharbanda, Software Engineer – formerly worked as a Software Engineer/Marketing Analytics at Facebook.


  • Marshall Zhang, University Marketing Associate – formerly a Mobile Application Developer Intern at Vanguard.

Efficient Frontier

  • David Hardy, Account Manager – formerly an Associate Account Manager at Efficient Frontier.

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