In today’s mobile-centric world, giving you the power to deliver only what’s useful, inspiring, and relevant to consumers—at precisely the right time and in exactly the right place—is of paramount importance. Meet the people who can do that for you.
President & GM
As president and GM of Thinknear, Loren is responsible for driving our strategic vision and ensuring delivery of amazing mobile campaigns for our clients and consumers. With extensive expertise in the digital technology space, he helped grow companies such as Macromedia, Macrovision (now Rovi), and Telenav to leading players in their respective industries.
Prior to assuming the role of president, Loren served as a strategic advisor to Thinknear for two years while leading the mobile consumer business for Telenav, Thinknear''s parent company.
Loren graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Economics (with Distinction) and holds a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Loren is based out of our Silicon Valley office and lives in Atherton, California with his wife. When not focused on creating mobile solutions for top brands and agencies, he can be found on basketball courts and digging in the garden (or the occasional sand trap).
Chief Revenue Officer
Brent is our Chief Revenue Officer and is responsible for bringing the power of Thinknear''s location marketing platform to the world''s largest brands.
Prior to Thinknear, Brent served as VP of Global Sales at Clear Channel and Head of Sales, Americas for Nokia Location & Commerce. Brent started his career in mobile as the founding VP of Sales at IPSH!—one of the first mobile marketing firms in the U.S. (acquired by Omnicom). He then became an executive at video tech company Maven Networks (acquired by Yahoo!) and ran Global Sales at video network Metacafe (acquired by Collective Digital Studios).
Brent is based out of Thinkear’s Silicon Valley office and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, three little kids, and 100lb dog.
Vice President, Marketing
Brett is the VP of Marketing and is responsible for overall strategic marketing efforts at Thinknear. As a mobile and location evangelist, Brett works with the IAB, MMA, and other leading marketers to develop tools, research, and industry initiatives enabling marketers to more effectively engage with mobile consumers.
Prior to Thinknear, Brett developed monetization strategy for Telenav and led growth strategy efforts for a number of Fortune 100 brands as a management consultant. Brett is based in Silicon Valley where he and his wife spend their time chasing an infant daughter while negotiating for matching shoes.
Vice President, Ad Operations
Tom White is the Vice President of Ad Operations at Thinknear. He is responsible for campaign and inventory management as well as business analytics.
Previously, Tom served as a vice president at CityGrid Media. He personally managed the relationships with all of CityGrid Media’s demand partners, while leading a team that was responsible for end-to-end account management and operations support for more than 400 local web and mobile publisher relationships. Tom also spent six years in various roles at Yahoo!.