Deepak Thakral is the VP of Monetization at Quixey, The Search Engine for Apps. He is responsible for strategy and launch of native advertising products in mobile search that help developers improve app re-engagement and monetization. Deepak’s team recently launched a Beta program for explicit and contextual deep views which deep link to content inside apps. Previously, Deepak was VP of Ad Products at YP where he was responsible for managing $850M of digital advertising portfolio and launching new search products online and mobile. Prior to YP, Deepak led the Product efforts at Spot Runner, a start-up in Los Angeles that provided automated self-serve TV advertising services for digital agencies and SMBs. Deepak earned his MBA from UCLA Anderson and has a Bachelors of Engineering degree from India.