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MoPub CEO Steps Into Advisor Role at Twitter

MoPub founder and CEO Jim Payne is stepping away from his day-to-day role leading Twitter’s mobile ad exchange. Payne, who joined Twitter as part of its $350 million MoPub acquisition last September, will step into a full-time advisor position working with CFO Anthony Noto on the company’s mergers and acquisitions team, according to a Twitter spokesperson. Janae McDonough, who joined MoPub a year before the acquisition, will take over for Payne as the director of MoPub. The news was first reported by Ad Age.

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