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Current Role:
CEO and Co-founder
Past Role:
CEO, Social Hour
Co-Founder Lifestreet
Exec. Management
Marketing & PR
Team Building


Adam Foroughi

Adam Foroughi is the CEO and Co-founder of AppLovin. As the CEO, Adam leads vision and strategy at AppLovin, a leading mobile marketing platform that helps the world’s largest brands reach over two billion consumers globally with relevant content. Under his leadership, the company has grown to over 100 employees, and in 2016 announced that it entered into a definitive agreement with Orient Hontai Capital (“Orient Hontai” or “东方弘泰” in Chinese), a premier private equity investment firm in China, for $1.4 billion. Adam’s unique blend of product focus and creative thinking keeps the AppLovin team in motion. He began his career as a derivatives trader, where he was inspired by scalable, high frequency trading models. Over the next decade, he applied this knowledge to ad tech at three companies he founded: Lifestreet Media, Social Hour, and AppLovin. Today, Adam continues to refine and demonstrate the theory that better business results come from smarter algorithms and better data.

Jeremy Schneider

Managing Director
jJeremy Schneider joined WIN as a Senior Associate in January, 2011. In October 2016, he was promoted to Managing Director. Prior to WIN, Jeremy was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco, where he focused on technology companies and worked in the Private Equity Group. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, where he majored in History. He has a Master’s degree in Economic and Social History from The University of Oxford, where he was a Clarendon Scholar. Jeremy grew up in the Bay Area and is thrilled to have the opportunity to work closely with entrepreneurs and to immerse himself in the world of start-ups.

Dena Porter

Business Operations Manager

WINteamHeadshotsDPDena brings more than a decade of ‘behind-the-scenes’ productivity and organizational knowledge to the fast-flowing stream of information and infrastructure at WIN. She has held positions in Silicon Valley start-ups fusionOne and Baynote and has teamed with Maynard for years at eBay, LiveOps and now WIN. Dena is fascinated by all things technology keeping her in tune with WIN’s existing and prospective portfolio companies.