Startup Kobe Digital Recruits Wall Street Analyst for Executive Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Kobe Digital, a digital advertising agency specializing in growth-focused internet marketing, today announced that it has recruited former Wall Street analyst Samir Mohandes for the role of Chief Operations Officer. The appointment came following several quarters of rapid growth and a successful fourth quarter for the up-and-coming marketing startup, which now looks to fortify its aggressive expansion efforts by acquiring talent from across various industry verticals.


Startup TechWire 2017 Sponsorships Now AvailableMohandes, an analyst at a top Wall Street bank, will join the executive team as the company seeks to expand its sales capabilities and enter new markets. His transition marks another instance of eschewing traditional careers for promising opportunities at startups, a trend that has defined millennials in recent years.

"Mr. Mohandes and his diversified background will add a lot of value to our clients as we look to distinguish ourselves from competitors," says CEO Arya Bina. "As the internet marketing space becomes more crowded, data and analytics are becoming a bigger concern for clients seeking to optimize the efficacy and efficiency of their campaigns. Mr. Mohandes brings skills and knowledge that will improve client outcomes across the board."

In the fourth quarter, Kobe Digital reported a 258% increase in revenues over the previous quarter. Last year, the firm was ranked the #7 digital marketing firm among its peers by TopSEOs.com, an independent ranking authority that uses proprietary analysis tools to assist buyers in making purchasing decisions from internet marketing vendors.

About Kobe Digital: Kobe Digital was founded to help small business owners expand their reach through the use of digital marketing services, with an emphasis on targeting the elusive millennial demographic. The company specializes in search engine marketing, social media, email campaigns, content marketing, web design, and more. Its unique team allows it to combine an entrepreneurial mindset, a proven track record of sales success, and an unmatched analytic capability to build the right campaign for every project, measure success factors, and exceed expectations.

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