As the Vice President of Marketing for Zumobi, Marla brings more than 16 years of experience in marketing leadership for both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, AudienceScience and Ernst & Young. Marla is a digital media pioneer who brings a unique blend of technology and marketing experience enabling her to offer cutting-edge solutions to media and consumer audiences.  Prior to Zumobi, Marla led marketing for AudienceScience, the largest and most trusted audience aggregator in the world. There, she helped revolutionize how brands find and engage their targeted audiences through Internet advertising and was responsible for leading marketing as the company posted year over year double digit revenue growth and corresponding profitability, as well as establishing itself as the pre-eminent global audience targeting technology company. In addition to managing the company’s corporate and product marketing, Marla was instrumental in promoting the first true audience based advertising network which has consistently been a Comscore top ranked US business. Marla has designed e-commerce solutions for Fortune 500 companies and developed leading brands, including a company that appeared in the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies for three consecutive years. An avid speaker and technologist, she frequently speaks on digital advertising trends and writes about new media technology.  Marla founded the Behavioral Targeting Standards Consortium ( and is an active member of the American Marketing Association and the Internet Advertising Bureau.  She also serves on the Mobile Marketing Association’s Mobile App Committee.



Summits Attended

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Paving the Road for Innovation

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Innovation, Disruption, Opportunity

iMedia Breakthrough Summit

Actionable Marketing Strategies for Emerging Digital Platforms

iMedia Brand Summit

The Art of Digital Conversation

My Articles

Mobile is the New Black

| Marla Schimke

Remember the time when cell phones didn’t exist? Or when car phones were the size of fax machines or laser printers?  How about when the only purpose a mobile phone served was to make and...