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Company Overview of Kik Interactive, Inc.

Company Overview

Kik Interactive, Inc. develops smartphone messaging applications for iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry. Its Kik Messenger enables users to talk to friends, and browse and share various Websites with friends. Kik Interactive, Inc. was formerly known as Unsynced, Inc. and changed its name to Kik Interactive, Inc. in March 2010. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Waterloo, Canada. It has additional offices in Toronto and Tel Aviv.

420 Weber Street North

Suite I

Waterloo, ON N2L 4E7

Canada

Founded in 2009

Key Executives for Kik Interactive, Inc.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
President of Kik Services
Head of Strategy & Partnerships
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Kik Interactive, Inc. Key Developments

Kik Interactive Opens Offices in Toronto and Tel Aviv

Kik Interactive has opened offices in Toronto and Tel Aviv after joining forces with an Israeli startup called Rounds. The Toronto office, where five employees currently work, was opened to attract talent that does not want to commute to Waterloo or move here. The company hopes to have 12 people working there. The Tel Aviv office currently employs the 35 people who worked at Rounds. Both offices will focus on product and engineering work.

Kik Interactive Hires Dave Simons as Senior Vice President of Engineering

Kik Interactive has hired Dave Simons, an experienced engineering executive, as senior vice president of engineering. Simons, previously chief technology officer at Points International, will help expand and lead Kik's engineering and product teams. Simons joins the company after seven years as CTO of Points International.

Kik Interactive, Inc. Presents at Emerging Technologies Conference 4.0, May-10-2016 11:05 AM

Kik Interactive, Inc. Presents at Emerging Technologies Conference 4.0, May-10-2016 11:05 AM. Venue: Toronto, ON, Canada. Speakers: Ted Livingston, Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

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