Mumbai: Pawan Sharma, National Head Revenue (Focus-Hindi and Regional News) at Network18 has ended his 1.5 years stint with the organisation and will be joining Josh Talks as Business Head. Reportedly, he will head revenue and branded content at Josh Talks.
Sharma has been a seasoned professional with 16 years of experience in Revenue Management, Content, Strategic Business planning, Sales Strategy and handling senior leadership roles across Iconic Brands. Launched products with careful business planning, branding and creating synergies across various LOBs.
On the appointment, Supriya Paul, CEO & Co-founder at Josh Talks said, “Organisations today are socially conscious and are interested in partnering with platforms that are impactful. At Josh Talks, we are creating content that is inspirational and actionable in 10 regional languages. In the last few years, we have collaborated with some of the largest organisations namely Google, Meta, and Amazon amongst others on 100+ campaigns to engage with the next billion users. We are excited to bring a seasoned leader like Pawan on board to establish our Brand Solutions vertical and drive strategic partnerships with like-minded organisations who are leveraging storytelling to create change at the grassroots.”
Pawan Kumar Sharma, Business Head at Josh Talks said, “Josh Talks’ content reaches an audience that is increasingly relevant for all organisations today 70 million+ youth from Tier II & Tier III cities who are seeking information and opportunities to do well in life. I am confident that we will be able to find synergies with leading organisations across industries to foster partnerships and also create exclusive content that is relevant and meaningful for the Indian audience. Our larger goal is to give reasons to the youth of our country to be inspired, chase their dreams and contribute to nation-building at large.”
Previously Sharma was associated with many esteemed organisations namely, The Walt Disney Company India for over 11 years, Star India Pvt. Ltd. for over a year and Reliance Big Entertainment for over 2 years.