Get to know Motive

Who We Are

We are a performance-based online and mobile marketing network that represents brands across numerous verticals

Motive Interactive is a performance-based online and mobile marketing network that represents brands across numerous verticals with a focus on user acquisition in the mobile and online game segments. A proven innovator, Motive develops and markets technologies, strategies and services that increase our advertisers' ROI's and our publishers' profits.

Founded in Lake Tahoe, Nevada in 2003, Motive maintains its technical, marketing and sales operations in San Diego, California. We remain a privately held firm whose founders and management team have been leaders in online marketing since 1996. Our staff possesses both the hands-on experience and personal dedication required to develop and execute successful marketing campaigns. We empower our advertisers and publishers with a continuous process of technology solutions, industry expertise, and a level of customer service that matches an agency of record without the price tag. Our dedication to our clients' success defines our operating philosophy.


San Diego
San Diego

Team Work

Adam Woods

Adam Woods
Business Development Manager
Adam is regarded as an expert in the mobile and online gaming space. In his 5 years with Motive he has consulted numerous game developers and publishers to assure the best user acquisition results.

I love the rush and urgency that comes with top brand clients and the satisfaction of knowing that I had an impact on the success of their marketing efforts.

You have to love what you do, and with Motive that’s easy. I have wonderful clients and colleagues that I get to work with on a daily basis, and this makes work not seem like work at all.

Shauna Hixenbaugh

Shauna Hixenbaugh
Network Controller / Senior Account Manager
Shauna takes great pride in managing the network accounting processes for both advertisers and publishers, while managing over 200 online and mobile ad campaigns, she is a multi-tasking rock star who has been with Motive for 7 years.

Teresa Feng

Teresa Feng
Media Buyer
Teresa specializes in high quality media buys and user acquisition strategies for online games, and mobile applications.

It's exciting to be at the forefront of the mobile and gaming industry; Motive is a leader in the space and I'm proud to be part of this team

Motive Interactive Inc.
6020 Cornerstone Court West Ste. 350
San Diego, CA 92121

Contact us


July 20 - 21 | Postback - TUNE | Seattle

July 28 - 31 | China Joy | Shanghai

Aug 1 - 3 | Casual Connect | Seattle

Oct 18 - 19 | Mobile Shopping | Rancho Mirage

Oct 24 - 26 | Mobile Games Forum | Seattle

Nov 29 - 30 | Open Mobile Summit | San Francisco

Dec 8 | GrowthStack | San Francisco

Awards & Recognition

Motive has been recognized by Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Deloitte, San Diego Business Journal, and numerous other media sources as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States.