Like the developers we support, the Appular team is a lean, mean, marketing machine. Whether you have an existing iPhone game or application that you want to give a shot in the arm or you’re getting ready to push something out to the App Store drop us a line or follow us on Twitter.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Brian Akaka is the founder and CEO of Appular, a mobile app Marketing & PR agency based in New York City, focused exclusively on enhancing the visibility of apps and app developers. Brian is a veteran in the mobile gaming and app industry and leads a team of Marketing and PR professionals who provide industry-leading services focused on the promotion and commercial success of mobile apps. Prior to founding Appular, Brian served as the Director of Marketing for popular iPhone game maker, Freeverse, where he launched over 15 of their titles, including several #1 Top Sellers in the iTunes App Store.
Director of Technology
Jeff works on the website. He resides in San Francisco and holds a degree in Computer Science and and a degree in human-computer interaction from the University of Michigan. Jeff’s favorite app is Chess with Friends.
Senior Account Executive
Joe focuses on account management and direct communication with clients. Joe thrives on efficient communication and has a strong desire for exceptional client satisfaction. He has a strong understanding of the mobile marketplace. Joe is a graduate of Syracuse University and obtained a dual B.S. in Finance and Marketing. Joe plans on pursuing his MBA in economics in the near future.
PR Account Manager
Haley grew up in public relations, after majoring in Journalism at the University of South Carolina, she spent 6 months volunteering in a school for Aborigines in northern Australia before returning to the US and beginning her career. She has a great understanding of the mobile market and working within creative teams, as well as a passion for all things tech and app related.
Michelle Lauren Addo
Michelle Lauren hails from a mixed media background, working within creative teams to produce imaginative content and events both on and offline. Her experience in management covers a diverse roster of clients, from travel & hospitality to fashion & lifestyle. She has a B.A. in Media Studies from Bentley University with minors in Business/Information Design.
Adrienne is the organized glue that connects each member of the Appular team. Specializing in the coordination and management of the agency’s daily operations, Adrienne’s previous experience consists of running a summer camp as well as concert production, a role in which she directed her own team of organizers in the planning of diverse musical events. She loves working with the innovative products that comprise the mobile app industry and working with Appular’s awesome team.
Zack has an extensive history of managing advertising and digital production initiatives for clients of various fields including publications, hospitality, athletics, and education. Having graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in telecommunications, he now brings a friendly and motivated approach to Appular’s sales team. Zack’s dedication to growing client relationships is only matched by his excitement for his alma mater’s next NCAA basketball championship.
Jr. PR Account Manager
Joanne began her writing career in 2010 and graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.A. degree in Journalism. During her time in college, she taught English Second Language (ESL) students unique ways of writing and brainstorming their ideas. She has gained valuable work experience in several industries including entertainment and news publications. In her spare time, Joanne enjoys playing with mobile apps, Crossfit training, and spending time with her friends and family.
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