Mumbai: Sandeep Amar, a senior leader in the Indian Digital space, has joined iTV Network as the CEO of iTV Digital. In his new role, Sandeep will focus on building the digital assets for iTV Network and launch multiple new projects, he will be reporting directly to Mr. Kartikeya Sharma, Founder & Promoter, iTV Network. Before joining iTV Network, Sandeep was the CEO of Indian Express Digital, where he led Indian Express Digital to the number 2 digital publisher in the country. Prior to that, he worked as the CEO for India.com, a ZEEL and Penske Media JV. India.com properties also reached leadership positions, including the number 2 digital publisher network, during his tenure.
Earlier, he had also worked as Head of Marketing, Audiences, and Pre-sales at Times Internet Limited. He has also worked in Citigroup, Times Business Solutions, Zee Telefilms and The Times of India, and has an experience of over 20 years. Sandeep Amar is a six sigma black belt and alumni of FMS, Delhi. Besides the active operational roles, Sandeep has been an avid blogger and speaker in digital space and considered as a thought leader in digital space in the country.
Speaking on Sandeep’s role with iTV Network, Mr. Kartikeya Sharma, the Founder and Promoter of iTV Network said, “We are happy to have Sandeep on board at a time when the group is promoting several new-edge media solutions and working feverishly towards making information available in formats that will appeal to today’s tech-savvy consumers. I feel that the digital video space backed by future product vision and technology is the future of digital business, and our focus will be to launch multiple projects in this space. Sandeep has achieved some amazing success in the digital publishing business in last few years, I am confident with the vision and resources of iTV network, we will be creating multiple successes in the near future.”
On the new role, Sandeep said “It is a fantastic entrepreneurial assignment, we will be launching multiple projects including video first properties, strong multi-platform digital video content properties, powerful native platforms and future tech projects in AI and Machine Learning. I think the key is to focus on building the future of digital publishing businesses as the metrics and environment are changing very dynamically, the future is mobile, vernacular, video and strong product vision backed by future tech. I am really excited to work with Mr. Kartikeya Sharma and iTV Network, Kartikeya is an amazing entrepreneur who has built some of the fastest growing solid media businesses in the country.”