As per the new role, Abhishek Nigam will help Zee Media to scale newer heights across the globe by aligning the digital assets, bringing synergies through strategic measures and the latest technological innovations.
Zee Media Corporation Limited appoints Abhishek Nigam as its Chief Operating Officer for the Digital business. As a seasoned professional with 15 years of experience, he will helm the entire digital operations that include 20 brands across 12 languages touching more than 300 Million viewers across digital replicas of Zee Media’s 14 linear news channels along with their websites that include India.com, BGR.in, BollywoodLife.com, to name a few.
Before joining ZMCL, Abhishek worked with Airtel, Times Internet, and Jagran Group across product leadership roles. Over the last few years, he has been instrumental in launching & scaling B2C & B2B products from the scratch and has led the AI and ML-driven product initiatives to deliver engaging value propositions while optimizing the revenue. He also holds expertise in handling the vernacular language market.
An IIT Delhi Alumnus, Nigam holds a B. Tech and M. Tech Degree. His educational qualification also includes the Senior Management Program from IIM, Calcutta, and Artificial Intelligence Professional Program from Stanford University, USA.
Commenting on the appointment, Bibek Agarwala, Group Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Zee Media Corporation Limited said, “Irrespective of the prevailing challenges, Zee Digital has reported exponential growth within last few years through strategic communications and technological advancements. With extensive experience and knowledge in the technology, product, and sales domain, Abhishek Nigam will definitely add value to the company’s vision and the overall implementation and development trajectory.”
“Moving ahead, we are looking forward to an aggressive growth roadmap that will help achieve a differentiated and sustainable competitive positioning for Zee Media’s digital assets in this dynamically changing digital ecosystem”, he adds.
Commenting on his new role, Abhishek Nigam, COO- Digital, Zee Media Corporation Limited, said, “I am delighted to join hands with India’s most diversified digital publishing group. It would be an honour to work with the highly knowledgeable leadership. My endeavor would be to help Zee Media scale new heights across the globe by aligning all the Digital assets and bringing in synergies through strategic measures and latest technological innovations.”