Saket Saurabh has stepped down from his role as #fame India CEO, he had joined as CEO in May 2014.
It maybe recalled that #fame a live video social network, had raised $10 million in the second round financing from TO THE NEW Ventures (TTN Ventures). This round followed the $3 million investment TTN Ventures had made when the business began in beta in early 2014. Since its launch in Sep 2014, #fame has emerged as one of the fastest growing digital entertainment networks in India.
The company also recently operations in Indonesia and Thailand.
“We are thankful to Saket for setting up the operations in India, and truly appreciate the strong foundations for #fame he set up in India. Since we are growing and expanding at such a fast pace, we have restructured our operations to having functional heads as opposed to Country heads in our next phase of growth.” said Puneet Johar, Co-founder and CEO of TO THE NEW (TTN) and CEO #fame.
Saurabh joined #fame from Network18, where he was GM, Corporate Development. Prior to that, he had headed marketing for CNBC-TV18. Saurabh has had stints in branding and advertising in Leo Burnett and JWT earlier. He also has several years of media experience, including with Aaj Tak.