Network18 Digital, a multilingual digital news platform, has announced the appointment of Siddharth Raj Jain as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Jain, in his new role, will take up the responsibility of all technology functions for Network18 Digital to enable the company’s continued national and regional growth, as well as oversee the company’s technology teams. Focusing on its strong digital presence, Jain will leverage his experience and strength of the Network to accelerate growth for the content business.
Jain brings in more than two decades of experience in technology and product development across fintech, ad tech, navigation and software development. Prior to this role, he has worked with PayU where he is credited with building the consumer credit business of LazyPay and led data and engineering for the consumer business. In addition, he has also worked with Infosys, Subex, Nokia (India) and Inmobi.
Jain said, “I am delighted to be a part of a leading media conglomerate like Network18. As a fan of products that this team has built, I await connecting with the team and hearing their success stories. I feel fortunate to be surrounded by a tremendous team of professionals who are dedicated to creating a positive and digitised experience for the audience and look forward to being part of this team for the upcoming seasons of ‘Success Stories’.”
Jain will report to Puneet Singhvi, President, Digital and Corporate Development, Network18.