Industry veterans Kouros Esfahany and Naomi Kagan to spearhead tech innovation and brand relationships to accelerate company’s growth trajectory
San Francisco, CA – [August 8, 2022] – Emodo, an Ericsson company providing high-impact audience, inventory and creative advertising solutions, today announced the appointment of Kouros Esfahany as its Chief Technology Officer and the elevation of Naomi Kagan to Chief Customer Officer.
“With massive growth on the horizon for Emodo, we recognize the value of building our team with highly experienced veterans to face the challenges of this rapidly evolving industry,” said Alistair Goodman, CEO of Emodo. “Both Kouros’ and Naomi’s expertise in leading global engineering and client success teams (respectively) is exactly what we need to help advance the organization to our next stage of success. I look forward to their stewardship and contributions.”
Esfahany has more than 20 years of robust software development experience across enterprise management, ecommerce, and programmatic advertising. Prior to joining Emodo, Esfahany was the SVP of Engineering at FreeWheel (a Comcast company), where he oversaw the rapid creation of the company’s U.S. & EU Engineering Teams, led product development and contributed to overall strategy, market positioning, and client relationships. In his role, he spearheaded the integration of Beeswax DSP after acquisition while leading the rapid growth of AudienceXpress which offers advertisers scaled premium TV advertising across screens. A published author and holder of 14 U.S. patents, Esfahany previously held research and leadership roles at eBay, CA Technologies and Hewlett-Packard.
“As Emodo’s Chief Technology Officer, I look forward to driving our engineering initiatives to new performance levels in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, building innovative and impactful