The Walt Disney Company (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed T N Prabhu as Director, Walt Disney Internet Group. Prabhu will be based in Mumbai as a part of the India management team to ensure the success of the Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG) as an integral part of The Walt Disney Company’s overall India strategy.
He will be in charge of driving the India revenue objectives across WDIG’s businesses, including premium broadband services, mobile applications, interactive television gaming, and other potential emerging digital opportunities for the company.
Rajat Jain, Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company (India), said, “As Director, Walt Disney Internet Group in India, Prabhu possesses the required skills to drive business opportunities in the new technology space. He will play an intrinsic role in identifying, structuring, and executing new business opportunities with mobile operators, content aggregators, broadband ISPs, interactive gaming platforms and other prospective third party distributors.”
“Technology is a key ingredient in our future growth. As part of this, we are continuously exploring newer technologies to deliver our content and creativity in reaching out to the consumer through various nodes,” Jain added.
Prabhu’s most recent assignment was with Rediff.com India Ltd as Vice-President - Strategy & Planning. Prior to that, he has been with Times Internet Ltd, Ciol.com, Cyberexpo Ltd, Cyber Media (India) Ltd, International Data Corporation (India) Ltd and The Hindu.