Serge Kassardjian leads global business development efforts for Media companies for Android Play Apps including Entertainment, Video, Sports and News verticals. Previously, he served as Head of North America East business development for Android Play Apps and Games including media, travel, e-commerce, payments, financial services and other verticals. He works with partners developing apps for Android across form factors including smartphones, tablets, TV, wearables and auto.
He formerly worked on incubation businesses in Google’s GeoCommerce division, focused on Payments and Offers and was a member of the original Google Wallet launch team doing merchant partnerships. He also was a Venture Capital Investor at Globespan Capital Partners and Corporate Development Director in SonyMusic’s Global Digital Business. He started his career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley.
He received his MBA from Harvard and Bachelors and Masters in Engineering from Stanford where he was the President of his class.