His most recent role was with Komli Media as Chief Revenue Officer
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 25, 2014
Outbrain, a global online content discovery platform, has appointed Gulshan Verma as Country Manager for India to lead the company’s expansion in the subcontinent.
Outbrain has seen tremendous user growth in South-east Asia and India in the last 18 months – from zero to over 800 million page views on a publisher network that has grown to over 150 strong in this period. Outbrain has also had success recruiting top talent in the industry, doubling its employees over the course of the past 12 months.
Verma will be responsible for leading the setup and growth of Outbrain in India.
Anthony Hearne, Regional Director, SE Asia & India, Outbrain, said, “Outbrain is the pioneer of content discovery, and we are fully committed to helping more people in India discover the most interesting, relevant and trusted content. South-east Asia and India are huge growth regions for Outbrain, so we are excited to bring Gulshan’s experience to bear to lead the charge in securing continued growth here in India.”
Verma brings over 15 years of experience in the digital media industry, having worked in Europe, North America and now Asia. His most recent role was with Komli Media as Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to that, he was Director of Sales Strategy for Yahoo! India, and before that, Director of Product Marketing for Yahoo! Search Marketing in the USA.
Verma is an advisory board member of the Direct Marketing Association of India and Ad:Tech India.
Outbrain announced in March 2014 a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Times Internet Ltd, one of the world’s leading news publishers, to bring the most interesting and personalised content recommendations possible to Times Internet readers.