UTV Software Communications Ltd has appointed T N Prabhu as Chief Operating Officer for United New Media Ventures Ltd, the Group’s venture into digital media. Prabhu would be reporting to Ronnie Screwvala, Founder & Chairman, UTV Group.
As COO, Prabhu would exploit the Group’s content across all digital platforms, pursuing long-term tactical initiatives with major technology players and developing additional revenue streams for UTV products.
Commenting on Prabhu’s appointment, Screwvala said, “I am delighted to have Prabhu lead our responsibilities for digital media business. With his rich experience, he will be an invaluable asset to our company.”
Prabhu said, “I am looking forward to using my experience to contribute to the development of unique initiatives that enhances the growth of the company with the trade and the consumer by exploring business opportunities for the Internet, mobile, DTH and IPTV business within and outside the UTV Group.”
Prabhu brings 18 years’ experience across companies like Times Internet, Rediff, Cyber Media, and The Hindu. His last assignment was with The Walt Disney Internet Group as Director.