Emanuel joined AppDirect through the acquisition of AppCarousel and now leads the monetization services business unit of AppDirect. As general manager, Emanuel is responsible for the overall performance and management of the unit's business operations. Emanuel is a strong believer in the amazing results that can be achieved by an empowered team of people working well together. His 25+ year tech career includes being a founder and the CEO of Wmode, a mobile phone software company that rebranded to AppCarousel, and working in the control systems industry for Telvent (now Schneider Electric). He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a degree in computing science and holds a diploma in electronics engineering from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.