Pioneer of Google’s Mobile App Performance Marketing and Former President of Disney+ Hotstar will Run Moloco’s Commercial Functions
Moloco (www.moloco.com), a leader in machine learning solutions for growth and monetization, announced today it has hired Sunil Rayan as the company’s first Chief Business Officer (CBO). As a pioneer of mobile ad performance marketing, Rayan brings more than 25 years of global experience building commercial and product operations and leading go-to-market teams. He also brings a unique skill set and expertise in business strategy and scaling up large technology-driven businesses.
Prior to Moloco, he served as President and Head of Disney+ Hotstar, where he grew the streaming business 8x to over 50+ million subscribers, scaled more than 20 markets internationally for Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar across India, Southeast Asia, Middle East, and Africa, and led the launch of the next-generation Hotstar streaming platform. Before joining Disney+, Rayan held leadership roles at Google for more than seven years, where he led the Global Mobile App ads business and helped build Google Cloud solutions for games. Prior to that, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey, serving technology clients across a variety of functions.
“I am happy to welcome Sunil Rayan as our Chief Business Officer. He brings the expertise in enterprise cloud products, engineering, business development, and proven success building and scaling global sales organizations that will help Moloco accelerate its next stage of growth,” said Ikkjin Ahn, CEO of Moloco. “He is a humble and ambitious leader with a track record for successfully growing global businesses, and we are excited to have him join us on our journey.”
In his new role, Rayan’s duties will include overseeing all commercial functions across Moloco’s products and platforms, ensuring the proper strategies are implemented. He will report directly to CEO Ikkjin Ahn.
“Moloco is a generational company that is bringing the power of machine learning to programmatic performance advertising and enabling monetization for direct-to-consumer businesses of all sizes,” said Sunil Rayan, Chief Business Officer of Moloco. “Together, we will help customers grow significantly by helping them unlock the full value of unique, first-party data with Moloco’s world-leading machine learning and infrastructure solutions.”