Ampush





Ampush helps performance marketers acquire new users, generate sales, and re-engage customers on mobile. By powering full-service ad buying, management and insights, the AMP platform makes it easy for advertisers to reach people with smarter in-stream ads on Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Ampush is based in San Francisco with offices in Chicago and New York.

  • Industry: Advertising & Marketing
  • Year Started: 2009
  • Organization Type: For-Profit
  • # of Employees: 100 ( as of Dec 31, 2013)
http://ampush.com
 

Jesse Pujji

CEO and Co-Founder

CEO and Co-Founder of Ampush. Prior to Ampush, Jesse was an investment professional at Goldman Sachs. In that role, he made $10 to $50m investments in public and private companies in the auto, education and new media industries. Before Goldman, Jesse worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York and Dubai focusing on the internet media, ecommerce and telecom industries. Jesse graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship and a second degree in Political Science. Jesse can be found playing tennis, watching the NFL (Rams), traveling, debating policy and politics and coming up with useless business ideas.

  • Age: 33
  • Ethnicity: South Asian
 

Nick Shah

CTO & Co-Founder

CTO and Co-Founder of Ampush. Prior to Ampush, Nick worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York and Mumbai advising on a range of deals, from IPOs to mergers, in the media and telecom industries. Nick graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a dual concentration in Finance and Operations and Information Management. Nick can be found playing basketball, participating in dance-offs, fearing bicycles, loving all things India, cheering for the Detroit Pistons and always being positive. He was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan.

  • Age: 33
  • Ethnicity: South Asian
 

Chris Amos

CMO and Co-Founder

CMO and co-founder of Ampush. Prior to Ampush, Chris worked as an investment professional at The Carlyle Group in Washington D.C., where he evaluated leveraged buyout transactions in the automotive supply, trucking, railroad and shipping sectors. Before Carlyle, Chris worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, where he advised financial sponsor clients on a variety of transactions in the post-secondary education, technology and consumer industries. Chris graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Chris can be found exploring new music, watching the Bulls, experimenting with photography and traveling to new places. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois (and born in a small town not too far away).

  • Age: 33
  • Ethnicity: Black
 
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