The Dainik Bhaskar Group has announced the appointment of Paresh Goel as chief technology officer for DB Digital. Goel moves from Meesho where he was VP - engineering.
Pathik Shah, CEO, DB Digital said, “I’m extremely excited to welcome Paresh on board. We have worked together in the past on growing consumer products to tens of millions of users and built a lot of innovative features together. We’re looking forward to forming a stellar product and technology team for building an extremely high quality, engaging and personalised news product which can serve and delight the entire vernacular news market, the likes of which India, unfortunately, lacks right now. We are at a very interesting stage of growth at present, and we’re looking forward to taking DB Digital to the next level”.
Goel said, "I am delighted to be leading technology at DB Digital. We have a unique opportunity to create a meaningful impact on users’ lives via a personalised digital news platform. As the internet penetration continues to rise in India, people are looking at us as their trusted brand to deliver them the news most relevant to them on mobile."
He added, "We will be building the most engaging content experience which is miles ahead of anything else in the market right now. We will further couple this with machine learning to surface highly personalised news for our users. People in India deserve high quality, insightful and engaging news - and this is precisely what our mission is. I am ready for and very excited about the challenge.”