Primary Role
General Manager, Mobile at Braintree
University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign

Person Details


Aunkur Arya is the General Manager, Mobile at Braintree.

Aunkur is a technology veteran with more than 12 years of start-up experience in the mobile consumer and online spaces.

Aunkur previously led business development for value-added services for Google Wallet - in Google's Commerce division.

Previously, Aunkur was Director of Business Development at AdMob (sold to Google for $750M in 2010) and a member of the early-stage business team. He led efforts to build AdMob's iPhone and Android application developer network with a focus on strategic, category-building partnerships and evangelism of ad-supported models to the developer ecosystem.

Prior to 2008, Aunkur managed AdMob's west coast publisher business and kicked off market development efforts in APAC.

Prior to joining AdMob, Aunkur held various operational roles at,

July Systems (Sequoia-backed mobile start-up),

ComScore Networks,

InfoSpace's mobile division .

Aunkur holds a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Experience (9)

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    General Manager, Mobile
    Aug, 2012
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    Head, VAS Partnerships - Google Wallet
    2011 - Jan, 2012
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    Strategic Partnerships, AdMob
    May, 2010 - Mar, 2011
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    Director, Business Development
    Mar, 2007 - May, 2010
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    July Systems

    Business Development Manager, Americas
    Oct, 2004 - Mar, 2007
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    Research Analyst
    Sep, 2002 - Jun, 2004
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    M.A.R.S. Presents

    Co - Founder
    2001 - Jan, 2004
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    Project Manager
    Mar, 2000 - Sep, 2001

Education (1)