Since Ran Buck had opening an office in Bangkok, Thailand in 2013, Taboola has secured a significant Asia-Pacific presence through landmark partnerships with two of the region's leading companies. In May, Taboola announced a strategic investment from Chinese search giant Baidu to further its growth plans and realize the full potential of the worldwide discovery market, Taboola teamed up with Yahoo! Japan to launch "Yahoo! Content Discovery" and bring ROI-driven content marketing to the Japanese market.
Over the past 2 years, Taboola has been focused on expanding into new international markets that present the biggest opportunities for publishers, brands, and marketers to connect with consumers via content, including top world's fastest growing markets India, Japan,China, Australia New Zealand, Thailand and now Korea.
Prior to joining Taboola, Ran was the CEO of Marcella, an international trading company for dairy and milk. Before joining Marcella, Ran held a business development executive role at IBM, driving worldwide revenue. Ran is based in Bangkok and holds a BS from the IAF Academy.