New hire brings sales leadership, extensive experience in Southeast Asian market
SINGAPORE – July 13, 2016 – DataXu, a leading provider of programmatic marketing software, today announced the appointment of Alvin Wong as Head of Sales, Southeast Asia (SEA). His hiring comes as part of DataXu’s continued investment in the Asia Pacific region following the company’s expansion into Singapore, Sydney and Bangalore.
“DataXu’s presence in Southeast Asia is an essential part of providing our clients with truly global solutions that permeate every market. In the last year alone, we have doubled the size of our team and quadrupled our self-service customer base in the region,” said James Sampson, DataXu’s VP and General Manager, APAC. “Alvin’s contribution of over a decade of veteran experience and specialization within the region will bolster our team’s efforts and help make APAC our next engine of customer growth for the company.”
Wong brings more than 15 years of media and technology sales experience in print, broadcast and digital advertising across Southeast Asian markets. As Head of Sales, SEA, Alvin is responsible for partnering with new and existing customers to help them leverage DataXu’s programmatic marketing technology to improve marketing ROI and customer engagement. Before joining DataXu, Wong served as Regional Director, APAC at Sizmek, where he developed and implemented proactive sales strategies to maximize business opportunities in the region. He is based out of DataXu’s APAC headquarters in Singapore.
“As DataXu continues its regional expansion, I see great opportunities for Asian companies eager to embrace big data and analytics in their marketing, as well as global companies looking to succeed in the Asian markets,” said Wong. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the experience I’ve acquired over the past fifteen years of my advertising career to expand on the success that DataXu has seen in the APAC region thus far and shape it into a leading market for the company.”