New Hires in Mobile: GREE, InMobi and Tapjoy

Hiring in the mobile apps sector dipped slightly this week, with 14 new hires spread out across 7 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, GREE leads the hires, bringing on six new team members. Despite a healthy amount of activity, there were no significant high profile or executive level hires to report this week.

If your mobile game or social app company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please get in touch with us. Email us at: mail (at) insidemobileapps (dot) com, and we’ll get your news into an upcoming post.

If you want to know who else is hiring, the Inside Network Job Board showcases current openings with the industry’s leading companies.

EA Mobile

  • Camille Benyamina, 2D Artist – First up this week is EA Mobile, who make the list with the addition of Benyamina, who was an illustrator at Librairie Experience.

Glu Mobile

  • Jay Doherty, 3D Artist – Glu Mobile adds two new faces this week. Doherty was formerly a senior character artist at Paragon Studios.
  • John-Paul Clifton, Software Tester – Clifton moves from Foundation 9 Entertainment, where he worked in quality assurance.


  • Michael Nguyen, Developer Relations Intern – GREE wins the numbers game by bringing on six new people this week. First up is Nguyen, who was previously a student at the University of California.
  • Richard Davis, Senior Manager, Developer Relations – Next up is Davis who was the director/social media strategist at SourceN.
  • Stephen Williams, Principal Android Engineer – Williams was previously a senior consultant at Sony Electronics.
  • Erin Anderson, Sales Engineer – Anderson makes the jump from Cognizant Technology Solutions, where he was a Sr. associate.
  • Lauren Fisch, Developer Relations Manager – Fisch moves from Apple, where she worked as a software applications specialist.
  • Teppei Kodera, Contents Director – GREE Inc also gets in on the hires. Kodera was previously a manager at Itokuro.


  • Peter Bray, Sales Support Specialist – InMobi makes our listings again with two hires this week. Bray was formerly the European training and tour manager at Contiki Holidays.
  • Praveena Sukumaran, Campaign Executive – Also joining is Sukumaran, who moves from Rehane, where she worked in media and public relations.


  • Joonas Mäntynen, Marketing Assets Coordinator – A single hire this week keeps Rovio on our charts. Mäntynen was previously at RealNetworks, where he worked as a video producer.


  • Adam Sumner, Software Engineer – And finally Tapjoy, who also hired two people this week. Sumner was previously a software engineer at Glu Mobile.
  • John Gronberg, Product Manager – Gronberg moves from Amazon, where he was a product manager intern.