Mimvi is operated by a team of seasoned advertising-technology (ad-tech) industry experts.


Qayed Shareef, CEO

Qayed Shareef’s 18 years of experience in digital marketing and advertising led him to form Adaptive Media as an exclusive source for quality digital distribution for brand advertisers. Prior to founding Adaptive, Qayed served as the EVP/General Manager for Traffic Marketplace’s Ad Network, where he managed Ad Operations and Campaign Management, Publisher and Business Development. During his tenure, the network consistently ranked in the top 10 networks for reach, while working with both fortune 500 advertisers and comScore top 1000 sites. At TMP, he launched their first mobile network in 2008, which successfully rose to become 20% of the networks revenue in 2011. Prior to his role at Traffic Marketplace, Qayed Co-founded and was the COO for Premier Group Services, which was one of the largest independent Real Estate Services companies in Orange County, Ca. Qayed also spent time in their early stages at, Cheetahmail and, where he played key roles in marketing and account management areas.

He has also served in advisory roles for several start-ups that have been acquired including MediaForge (Rakuten) and Tapit! (Phunware). He currently sits on the advisory board for Pagewoo, Inc. and Facecake Marketing Technologies. Qayed is a sports enthusiast and plays music on his time off when not thinking of new ways to take over the digital advertising world.

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