Head – Strategic Alliances, BD & Syndications – India Today Group
Vishwalok Nath is a digital media professional with 19+ years of experience across Media, Software & Digital companies. He’s worked with organizations like Times Internet Ltd, Hughes Software Systems etc and is currently Heading Strategic Alliances, Business Development & Syndications for India Today Group Digital. An entrepreneur at heart he’s been instrumental in launching the Indiatimes Hotspots the first ever Internet zones in Malls and coffee shops by TIL way back in 2004.
In his current role, he is responsible for all the strategic alliances, BD functions and content licensing of India Today Group’s 4 TV channels, 38 magazines, newspaper, images, music, digital magazines, Live TV & videos across the world to media houses, telcos, OTT/IPTV players etc. He is also leading the business of Mobile Tak, which is India Today Group’s foray into Digital First, Mobile First & Video First content. Currently, there are 9 Digital first channels in Mobile Tak viz: News Tak, Sports Tak, Astro Tak, Bharat Tak, Mumbai Tak, Life Tak, Tech Tak, Food Tak & Fit Tak. He’s a passionate leader and has been instrumental in growing the digital business multi-folds in his last 8 years in the India Today Group.
Vishwalok is a regular speaker at Industry forums & management institutes like IIM etc. and has been recognized by the digital industry on several occasions with awards like :
- Best Digital Marketing Professional Award’ by CMO Council in 2013,
- Chairman’s Award for “New Media Professional of the Year 2013” by Mr. Aroon Purie, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group,
- 50 Most Influential Digital Media Professional Award by CMO Council in 2015
- Chairman’s award for “Team Excellence for the Year 2017” by Mr. Aroon Purie, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group