Bolo Live, the social live-streaming platform has announced the appointment of Abhay Singh Kumpawat as its Vice-President, Marketing.
An IIT Roorkee alumnus, Kumpawat has been a growth specialist for over seven years and has played an instrumental role in driving early-stage growth and scale for startup brands like Mitron TV and YourQuote. While his speciality includes Product Marketing, Brand building and the development of transformational strategies for startup brands, Kumpawat has also co-founded IndiaMeets, an interest-based discovery platform that strives to connect like-minded people over shared interests based activities; and E-Vogue, a lifestyle e-commerce brand.
In his new role, Kumpawat will lead the entire gamut of digital, product, and brand marketing initiatives for Bolo Live and will play an important role in scaling the company's growth in new and existing markets as well as broadening its global reach.
Kumpawat said, “Driving business value through real-time, relevant conversations between the content creators and their fans has never been more challenging yet exciting with the complexity and volume of marketing channels in today’s era. An exciting market opportunity at the amalgamation of live streaming, micro transactions and gamification coupled with addressable market size, a profitable business model, the founders’ vision, and the quality of young talent within the team is a great combination at Bolo LIVE. I am excited to take this opportunity and look forward to driving exponential growth at Bolo LIVE as we build the largest platform that democratizes monetisation for content creators.”
Varun Saxena - Co-founder and CEO, Bolo Live, said, “As we chase bigger ambitions, it is key to ensure that the growth and marketing strategies of the company keep pace with the evolving business. It is exciting to have Abhay on board as he brings stellar expertise in the field of growth and marketing. He has a clear vision for the future of marketing and innovation and can build a strategic team to execute the vision at Bolo Live. Abhay is an all-rounder who also has an entrepreneurial bent and we do foresee that the team and the brand will flourish under his guidance.”
“We are currently ramping up the team aggressively and in the next few weeks will see announcements of prominent hiring across Technology, Product and Marketing roles,” he further added.
Tanmai Paul- Co-Founder and CPO, Bolo Live, said, “Abhay’s appointment is another validation of our commitment and leadership in the industry. As we continue our transformational journey, we are poised for unparalleled growth and innovation. We are confident that Abhay’s vision and in-depth understanding of the consumer internet marketing landscape will translate into the exponential growth of the percentage of power users on the platform”.
Kumpawat has done his Bachelors in Technology from IIT Roorkee and has a keen interest in arts and culture, civil rights and social actions and the environment. Kumpawat is also a LIMCA World Record Holder, International Children's Excellence Fund Scholar, MMCF Scholar and has won an award for Republic Day Honour for Academic Excellence.