Top Story


Home >> Digital >> Article

IAMAI names Kunal Shah as Chairman

Font Size   16
IAMAI names Kunal Shah as Chairman

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has named Kunal Shah, Co-founder and CEO of FreeCharge, as the new Chairman of IAMAI. The move was necessitated following Nishant Rao’s move to join Freshdesk as the global COO from Linkedin.

IAMAI has also appointed Vishwas Patel, CEO of CCAvenue, as the new treasurer. Vinodh Bhat, Co-founder, President & Chief Strategy Officer at Saavn, remains the Vice-Chairman of the Association.

Kunal Shah co-founded FreeCharge in August 2010 with the aim to build a business that turned recharges in to rewarding experiences for its consumers. In April 2015, FreeCharge was acquired by Snapdeal. Post acquisition, FreeCharge continues to be an independent entity under Kunal’s leadership.

As the Founder and CEO of Avenues India, Vishwas has guided the company to become South Asia's No. 1 e-commerce service provider. The company's first initiative, CCAvenue was launched in September 2001 and it today provides payment gateway services to thousands of e-merchants across the world.

NP Singh, CEO of Sony Pictures Networks India, talks of SPN’s growth drivers, pay wall for content, sharing IP and more…

The future of the industry will be 1:1 advertising as traditional channels, like television, become more addressable: Bryan Kennedy, Epsilon

The Founder of Pocket Aces shared his insights on how the consumption of content has evolved and how digital media is growing as the preferred medium of entertainment.

The production house has already established itself as the leader in the non-scripted genres. However, Rege now wants Endemol to achieve the same in the original scripted zone and film production

A look at the South Indian movies which boosted the viewership of certain channels in week 45 (November 4-10)

The Indian advertising industry currently stands at Rs. 56,398 crore, predicted to grow at a rate of 14 per cent by 2017

Naidu also talks about the ushering in of a new era of digital payments and says this is just the beginning and there’s lots of space for newer players to step in and evolve