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Ashish Sumant

Advertising, Payments 

Ashish Sumant is a technology business executive and innovator in advertising, payments, and telecommunications industries.  Ashish is currently Director of Advertising Product Incubation at Yahoo! where is driving innovation in advertising formats, audience targeting, and other monetization experiences. Before joining Yahoo!, Ashish was the Group Product Manager at Intuit Inc's Payments Solutions Division where led growth of QuickBooks and Point of Sale product lines generating $200+ million in revenue and fostered payment innovations including Intuit Online Terminal and GoPayment mobile solution. Prior to Intuit, Ashish worked with CitySoft, a start-up in Boston that delivered enterprise solutions aimed at non-profits, schools, & associations. Earlier in his career, Ashish spent several years building cutting edge telecommunication solutions for Alcatel Networks and Lucent Technologies Bell Labs.

Ashish obtained a Bachelors in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology in India and an MBA from Ohio State University.

Highlights: Director of Advertising Product Incubation at Yahoo!, Group Product Manger for Intuit Payments, patents on remote network management.

Board Experience: Treats for Tots

Location: San Francisco Bay Area