Kim Perell has served as CEO of Amobee since 2016. She is a seasoned entrepreneur and executive with over 15 years of experience serving as a leader in the marketing technology sector, building high-performing teams, overseeing complex mergers, acquisitions and integrations, and scaling global operations.
Before joining Amobee, Kim was CEO of Adconion Direct, a global digital marketing company, which was acquired by Amobee in 2014. Prior to Adconion Direct, Kim was the founder and CEO of Frontline Direct, a digital marketing company which she self-funded and grew to more than $100 million in annual revenue. Frontline Direct was acquired in 2008 by Adconion Media Group, and she became CEO of the combined entities. Prior to founding Frontline Direct, Kim was responsible for digital marketing and sales at Xdrive Technologies (acquired by AOL).
Kim’s achievements as an executive and entrepreneur have been widely recognized. In 2013, she was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and Woman of Excellence Entrepreneur of the Year by the National Association for Female Executives. Kim was named one of Business Insider’s Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising in 2016.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Pepperdine University.