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September 02, 2015 6:39 AM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of Quixey, Inc.

Company Overview

Quixey, Inc. owns and operates a search engine for applications. The company allows users to describe their needs in plain English and then finds applications that users want. Its custom search APIs are used by manufacturers, carriers, application stores, and search engines. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Mountain View, California.

278 Castro Street

Mountain View, CA 94041

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

888-707-4441

Key Executives for Quixey, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 46
Chief of Staff and Vice President
Chief Architect
Chief Strategy Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Quixey, Inc. Key Developments

Quixey Announces Management Appointments

Quixey announced new additions and promotions to its executive team. Sudhir Mohan has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer; Roy Rong has joined as Chief Financial Officer; Scott Samson has joined as Vice President of Communications; Taher Savliwala has been promoted to Vice President of Intellectual Property and Product Legal Strategy; and Gary Liew has been promoted to Vice President, Chief of Staff. Mohan spent the last two years as EVP of Engineering at Quixey, leading a global team of scientists and technologists. Mohan has over 25 years of software product development experience, having held engineering leadership roles at eBay, Yahoo!, SGI, JVC, and startups. In his new position as CTO, Mohan will continue to play a pivotal role in Quixey's product and technology evolution by developing new systems, scaling the hosted solution infrastructure, building the company's world-class team, and driving strategic product innovation. Samson brings to Quixey about 15 years of marketing and communications experience within the technology industry. A strategic communicator, he specializes in accelerating adoption of new B2B technologies through integrated communications. Previously Head of PR, North America for leading public ad tech company Criteo, he built a highly successful communications program that increased awareness among key stakeholders. Previously a senior director at Quixey, Savliwala has joined the company's executive team to lead IP and concept development. He will be focused on strategic aspects of building, monetizing, and securing Quixey's intellectual property. Previously, Savliwala was a strategic consultant for several law firms and companies. Liew has more than 10 years of strategic planning and operations management experience within the technology industry. In his new role as Chief of Staff, he will be leading and driving initiatives aimed at addressing operational and strategic challenges across the company.

Quixey Reportedly Eyes Dexetra

Quixey, Inc. has entered the final phase of talks to acquire Dexetra Software Solutions Private Limited for about $10-15 million, TendersInfo reported citing sources. The due diligence has been concluded and the deal would be closed in end of November 2014. By acquiring Dexetra, Quixey is seeking to establish a presence in India, one of the fastest-expanding markets for smartphones and mobile applications in the world.

Quixey Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Dexetra

Quixey, Inc. is in the final stages of negotiations Dexetra Software Solutions Private Limited for about $10-15 million, Economic Times reported citing a person with direct knowledge of the plan. While Dexetra Software Solutions Private Limited's founder Narayan Babu declined to comment, Quixey, Inc. did not reply to emailed questions.

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