Saavn, the online music streaming service from India has moved a step further with their vision and have appointed Mr Mahesh Narayanan as their Global Chief Operating Officer.
Narayanan, having vivid experience from companies including Google, AdMob (now Google) and Sociomantic Labs and he would bring in a large experience with him to nurture Saavn to next level.
Mahesh Narayanan is a well renowned name in the Indian IT Industry and he has played a major role in Google’s growth in India. He also has served Rediff.com, Bidorbuy India, Baazee.com, Mediaturf Worldwide, Times Now, Google, AdMob (acquired by Google) and spike partners.
He is now part of Saavn team which is in a phase where their growth is increasing rapidly and have already crossed a count of over 30 million unique users last year. This tenure is significant for Saavn and they indeed responded well with this decision.
Considering the fact that Saavn has over 90% users who are using their service on mobile, Mahesh’s experience with mobile industry would prove lethal and important for Saavn. They successfully bagged deal with T-Mobile, Twitter and Snapdeal in 2014 and have also signed up for a content initiative with Sony.