Global Head of Performance Media – Google
Jason Spero is the Global Sales Lead for mobile at Google. Jason is responsible for the global priorities and overall commercial strategy for Google’s mobile offerings including Search, GDN, AdMob, YouTube and DoubleClick Platforms. He joined Google in May 2010 as part of the company’s acquisition of AdMob where he was vice president and general manager of North America responsible for strategy and operations. In this role, he also led the company’s sales, business development and marketing teams. Jason has more than eight years of experience in product, marketing and general management functions in mobile. Before joining AdMob, Jason was an entrepreneur in residence at Redpoint Ventures where he focused on mobile applications, services and infrastructure. Prior to Redpoint, Jason was senior vice president of marketing at Digital Chocolate where he was responsible for worldwide product, marketing and distribution. Previously Jason was a director of product management at Openwave where he led their Client and Instant Messaging product teams. Jason holds a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.