Mr. Bhatia joins SHAREit after 14 years of successful leadership stints with brands like Eros International, Viacom18 and Star India
JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SHAREit, a global content discovery, consumption and sharing application, announces the appointment of Mr. Piyush Bhatia as Vice President, Global Content Strategy and Acquisition. The move comes in the midst of a breakthrough period for the digital entertainment industry. With the aim to become the top destination for global content, Piyush will be involved in identifying and leveraging meaningful content partnerships primarily in the South-East Asia region and would help define the way forward for SHAREit by designing its content strategy.
A true veteran in the industry, Piyush comes with 14 years of experience in the Media and Entertainment sector and holds a post graduate diploma in Radio and TV Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi. Over the years, he has undertaken key roles for renowned brands such as Eros International, Times Network, Viacom18 and Star India (Now The Walt Disney Company India) and has facilitated the launch of channels like Star World Premiere HD and Colors Infinity.
Commenting on the appointment, Karam Malhotra, Partner & Global VP, SHAREit said, “This is a major step for SHAREit and we are extremely pleased to have Piyush become a part of SHAREit. The current times offer a great opportunity when it comes to digital entertainment and content consumption. With Piyush’s remarkable experience we are sure that exciting times lie ahead for SHAREit. Together we will work towards the common goal of making SHAREit a preferred content platform worldwide.”
“I am really looking forward to a long and adventurous tenure with SHAREit. With the kind of capabilities that SHAREit offers, coupled with the leadership’s high ambition, we are looking forward to a very interesting time for the application. Going forward, we will strive to become a major content player, the go-to application for the best of talent, with highly engaged users and partners worldwide.“ said, Piyush Bhatia, Vice President, Asia-Pacific.
SHAREit is a global technology company that provides content discovery, consumption and sharing functionality to its users. According to AppAnnie, SHAREit app was the 6th most downloaded app in 2019 across the Apple iOS App Store and Google Play Store. There are more than 1.8 billion users worldwide, SHAREit’s Monthly Active Users (MAU) has exceeded 500 million users and operating in 45 different languages.