Shine Technologies adds former Vodafone CEO to board

Shine Technologies said it has announced former Vodafone Europe Chief Executive Officer Philipp Humm has joined the company´s board of directors.

Shine has been at the center of an ad blocking debate that took on new meaning with the public roll-out of its ad blocking service to nearly 14 million Digicel subscribers in September of this year.

Philipp Humm served at Vodafone from 2012 to 2015 where he was CEO, Europe. He joined Deutsche Telekom in 2005 as CEO, T-Mobile Germany, and in 2010 became CEO of T-Mobile USA. In 1999 he joined Amazon as Managing director Germany. Humm studied business in Germany at the University of Michigan before receiving his MBA from IMEDE in Switzerland.

Shine helps mobile carriers and other telecom operators give their customers choice and protection in their mobile ad experience. The company´s network-level solutions provide impression-level visibility of ad tech usage, monetization and abuse of infrastructure, as well as dialed and granular control of mobile advertising.