Chris Dury

Chris Dury

is VP Marketing and Product Management at scanR.

Exclusive: GetJar, an early app store maker has been acquired

CEO Laurs was replaced by COO Chris Dury in April 2012. So why is GetJar of interest to Sungy? The answer is rapidly growing number of apps in app stores. A million plus apps in Google Play store means that the world needs better discovery tools and Sungy thinks that combining GetJar’s ...

App stores are suffering from the tyranny of the charts

Chris Dury, CEO of third-party app store GetJar, said only 1/10 of 1 perent of apps generate 50 percent of all downloads. That’s due in part to the power of charts on informing consumers’ download decisions. But he said charts make it appear that all consumers are alike and enjoy games. ...

Apsalar Introduces Free Mobile Marketing ROI Tool

"Campaign Source Insights is a game changer for the mobile app industry," says Chris Dury, CEO of GetJar. "We've seen strong demand from our advertising customers for this, and we're delighted to be able to deliver it by offering Apsalar's solution. Every serious app marketer needs to be ...

GetJar Says Minority of Apps Generate Majority of Downloads

According to an admission from GetJar CEO Chris Dury at GigaOM’s Mobilize conference, only a tiny fraction of all mobile apps generate the lion share of downloads. App developers are at the mercy of the app store charts, which play a huge role in determining an app’s success. That ...

App store pioneer GetJar bought by Sungy for up to $50M

Laurs was replaced as CEO by the company's chief operating officer Chris Dury in 2012. This is Sungy's first international deal. It said that it plans to use GetJar's data analytics capabilities to support its mobile advertising research and development efforts. Click here to subscribe ...

Dury Takes the Helm at GetJar

App store GetJar has appointed its COO, Chris Dury, as the company’s CEO, with current CEO and founder Ilja Laurs taking up the role of executive chairman. Dury has been with GetJar for three years, leading products and operations. Dury started his career at Intel, and more ...

New CEO for indie app store GetJar

Independent app store has made some changes at the top, with former COO Chris Dury making the move to the CEO role. "I'm excited about what lies ahead," he said. "Our new GetJar Gold virtual currency is already helping dozens of apps grow their revenue and close the monetisation gap ...

GetJar CEO: Only 0.1% of apps generate 50% of downloads

Speaking at a panel at GigaOM's Mobilize conference, GetJar CEO Chris Dury revealed that one-tenth of 1 percent of apps generate over half of all app downloads--but he said there is hope for unknown developers to gain traction. Ouriel Ohayon, co-founder of mobile marketing platform ...

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