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Deepak Karambelkar appointed Yahoo! India Head of Production and Content

10-November-2005
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Deepak Karambelkar appointed Yahoo! India Head of Production and Content

Yahoo! India has appointed Deepak Karambelkar as its Head of Production and Content. Karambelkar will take charge of his new responsibilities with immediate effect.

In his role as Head of Production and Content, Karambelkar will be responsible for redrawing the content contours on Yahoo! India and introduce cutting edge content offerings to build sticky user engagement with its growing Indian audience.

As part of Yahoo! India's local content strategy, Karambelkar and his production team will be responsible for building more local and relevant properties for Yahoo! India, which include news, finance, movies, cricket and music.

Commenting on the new appointment, Neville Taraporewala, Country Manager, Yahoo! India, said, "Deepak brings a wide and varied experience to the position, and is the right fit in terms of our vision of the content business in India. He has had great exposure and a thorough understanding of the Media and Internet Industry, and is well-versed with the Internet content business in India and internationally. His stint at Star TV heading the Internet properties gives him the right experience to roll out the Yahoo! India content strategy in India. I am sure that he will contribute meaningfully to our growth and development, and will be a valuable addition to the Yahoo team."

On his joining the Yahoo team, Karambelkar said, "Yahoo has had a pioneering and exciting growth in the Internet space, and is a highly regarded company both in India and overseas. With its professional management, pre-eminent market position and technology expertise, the company is well placed for growth in India. I am delighted to be a part of Yahoo and its management team, and look forward to contributing to its continued success in the future."

Karambelkar comes to Yahoo! India from STAR TV, where, as the Online Editor, he was responsible for their Internet initiatives for the last five years. His responsibility was to effectively manage the nine different STAR websites, which were integrated with television programming.

Karambelkar has also worked with The Times of India and the Indian Express group of newspapers, besides being a Television correspondent for TV Today, run by the India Today Group. Besides his experience in the new media business, he is a Bachelor of Science in Physics and had completed formal journalistic training at Xavier's Institute of Communications.

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