Regional content and upskilling platform, Josh Talks, has appointed Pawan Kumar Sharma as business head.
He will be responsible for expanding the company’s brand solutions vertical and driving strategic partnerships for the platform’s regional languages and new content category channels.
Sharma will also be tasked with unlocking new revenue streams for Josh Talks.
He moves from Network18 Media and Investments, where he was national head of revenue.
Supriya Paul, CEO and co-founder, Josh Talks, said, “Organisations today are socially conscious and are interested in partnering with platforms that are impactful. At Josh Talks, we are creating content that is inspirational and actionable in 10 regional languages. In the last few years, we have collaborated with some of the largest organisations namely Google, Meta, and Amazon amongst others on 100+ campaigns to engage with the next billion users. We are excited to bring a seasoned leader like Pawan on board to establish our Brand Solutions vertical and drive strategic partnerships with like-minded organisations who are leveraging storytelling to create change at the grassroots.”
Sharma said, “Josh Talks’ content reaches an audience that is increasingly relevant for all organisations today 70 million+ youth from Tier II & Tier III cities who are seeking information and opportunities to do well in life. I am confident that we will be able to find synergies with leading organisations across industries to foster partnerships and also create exclusive content that is relevant and meaningful for the Indian audience. Our larger goal is to give reasons to the youth of our country to be inspired, chase their dreams and contribute to nation-building at large.”
With over 16 years of experience, he has also worked with companies like Walt Disney Company, Star India and Reliance Big Entertainment.
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