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Ikkjin Ahn


CEO & Co-founder

With nearly two decades of software and monetization experience at YouTube and Google, Ikkjin Ahn co-founded Moloco in 2013. During his time with YouTube in the monetization team, Ikkjin developed a video profitability prediction system. While at Google, he was the founding Tech Lead Manager for the Android Data team achieving the Google Citizenship award in 2012.
As CEO, Ikkjin sets the strategy and vision for the company. Mr Ahn is often sought out for his opinions on AI, machine learning, data privacy, performance advertising, and monetization strategies for enterprise companies across all industries. He leads the company’s continual investment in machine learning and R&D and has led the company through significant revenue growth, global office expansions and staffing increases while earning recognition as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs and a Great Place to Work and as a Deloitte Fast 500 company. Ikkjin is an advocate for all employees by ensuring that Moloco continues to be an inviting employer that welcomes diversity and provides opportunities for employees to learn and advance their careers.
Ahn is a 2004 graduate of Seoul National University, holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and studied Computer Science as a graduate student at the University of California, San Diego.


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19 June 2024




Stage E