Atul Satija

InMobi announced the appointment of Atul Satija as Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific. He will spearhead the Company’s Asia Pacific business strategy alongside the global executive team. Atul takes over from Emmanuel Allix, who recently left the company to pursue other opportunities. He was previously Head of Wireless Business, Japan & Asia Pacific at Google.

Atul will be based out of Bangalore, India, and will be responsible for expanding InMobi’s operations in the region, maintaining customer relationships and establishing new avenues for growth. He brings with him over 12 years of experience in the technology and online media space in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to his time at Google, Atul worked at Adobe driving key global alliances for enterprise business and has held various business and technology roles in organizations including Samsung and Infosys. He is also the Chairperson of a not-for-profit organization, End Poverty.

Atul is a graduate of the National Institute of Technology and holds a post-graduate degree from the Indian School of Business.

Jens Pape

Jens Pape is to become the new Chief Technological Officer (CTO) at the publicly listed XING AG from March 1, 2011. He will take over from current CTO Michael Otto who has decided to leave on January 31 at his own request after seven years at the Hamburg-based company with the aim of setting up a new firm.

Jens Pape is currently Vice President Online at Telefónica O2 Germany where he is responsible for turning the company into an online-centric business. In this role he reports directly to the CEO.

Prior to this position, Jens was CIO and member of the board at Hansenet, during which time he was responsible among other things for migrating AOL customer data to the Hansenet environment. Before becoming CIO, Jens, a qualified engineer, held the position of CTO and member of the board at AOL Deutschland for a number of years. Jens Pape will assume all of Michael Otto’s duties when he starts at XING, meaning that he will be responsible for driving the platform from a technological perspective, for ensuring its smooth operation, and for realizing new features along with project management work.