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Our Story

Why we’re here, what we do, and who leads the charge.

Our Mission:

To find innovative ways to drive growth for our customers

Founded:

2009

Headquartered:

San Francisco, CA

Employees:

100+

Investors:

Bootstrapped

Our Purpose:

We offer the simplest way to reach people and grow revenue with in-feed advertising on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Our fully-managed advertising solutions combine powerful software with human insights and execution to achieve business goals across the entire customer lifecycle.

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Leadership

Jesse Pujji

Jesse Pujji

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Chris Amos

Chris Amos

Co-Founder & President

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Nick Shah

Nick Shah

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

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Rick Cotton

Rick Cotton

Chief Revenue Officer

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Jon Oberlander

Jon Oberlander

Vice President of Media

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Andrew Tahvildary

Andrew Tahvildary

Vice President of Engineering

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Ilya Brown

Ilya Brown

Vice President of Product Management

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Jennifer Farris

Jennifer Farris

Vice President of Human Resources

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Ben Patch

Ben Patch

Vice President of Finance

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Matt Collins

Matt Collins

Vice President of Marketing

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Our Story

2009:

Ampush is born. Three UPenn friends ditch their jobs on Wall Street to pursue their true passions of owning and growing a business.

2010:

Just five people strong, the Ampush team takes root in a small office space in SOMA at the heart of the San Francisco tech scene.

2011:

Smartphones outship PCs for the first time, and the guys have an idea for a new venture...

2011:

The first prototype of AMP debuts and integrates with the Facebook API.

2012:

Two Ampushers open shop in Manhattan to help east coast advertisers take full advantage of the mobile boom.

2013:

Facebook welcomes Ampush as its newest Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer (sPMD) - an elite group of just 13 companies.

2014:

Ampush adds Twitter advertising to its arsenal and is named a Marketing Platform Partner (MPP) by Twitter.

2015:

Ampush adds Pinterest advertising to its arsenal.

2015:

Ampush adds Instagram advertising to its arsenal.

2015 & Beyond:

Still bootstrapped and over 100 employees strong, Ampush continues to focus on creating that next hockey stick of growth for advertisers.

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Locations

San Francisco

450 9th Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.295.4900

New York City

127 West 26th St., 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001
212.643.0176