ZengaTV appoints former Sony TV exec Abhishek Joshi as CEO; Former CEO Shabir Momin is now MD & CTO

30 Jul, 2012

Gurgaon-based mobile video streaming company ZengaTV has appointed former Sony executive Abhishek Joshi as the CEO while former CEO Shabir Momin has taken over as managing director and CTO.

In his new mandate, Joshi will identify and develop new revenue channels for ZengaTV platforms and reach out to a diverse set of advertisers to ensure further growth.

Till recently, Joshi was working with Sony Entertainment Television as assistant vice-president and looking after the marketing and branding of formats like Indian Idol 6, IPL, Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 (KBC), X Factor and more. An alumnus of the Institute of Management Development & Research (Pune), Joshi had earlier worked with Reliance Big Pictures.


Commenting on the new appointment, Shabir Momin, current MD and CTO of ZengaTV, said, "His breadth of experience makes him an ideal candidate for leading our venture at a time of rapid technology change. We at the board took this decision considering the rapid growth phase Zenga is going through and strongly feel that Joshi's skills and experience are the best fit for maintaining the growth."

Talking about his new role, Joshi said, "I will be working towards bringing innovative mobile technology, content and personalised experiences to users and advertisers all around the mobile TV industry."

ZengaTV claims to have 65 million video views month on month across different channels. It has more than 100 TV channels and over 10,000 movies are available on the platform.


(Edited by Sanghamitra Mandal)