Telecom Lead India: GENWI, a provider of live mobile
publishing in the cloud, has appointed Ved Singh as its vice president to look
after India business. He joins GENWI from Oracle.
Including his 13 year career at Oracle India, Ved brings
over 15 years of technology operations, strategy, product development and
delivery, and business development experience.
GENWI has opened its Indian headquarters in Bangalore,
Recently, GENWI tied up with Times Internet, a subsidiary
of the Times of India for launching the Tweek tablet app.
Ved will help guide GENWI’s relationship with the Times
of India, as well as oversee the company’s Indian operations and develop other
opportunities for GENWI in both the Indian and Southeast Asian market.
“He has the perfect blend of engineering, product,
and management experience to help GENWI become an early cloud computing leader
in India and to build the infrastructure necessary to meet the demands of the
highly mobile audience hungry for content from Indian media companies,”
said PJ Gurumohan, CEO and co-founder of GENWI.
Ved was the Director at Oracle’s India Development
Center, the company’s prime research and development center in the region.
Before joining Oracle, Ved was a senior software engineer at Tata Technologies.
While mobile access is exploding in India, online
publishers are struggling with how to best deliver their content on mobile
devices while capitalizing on new monetization opportunities.
“GENWI’s CloudPublish solution sits at the nexus of
two important trends. With GENWI’s proven platform that delivers live, engaging
content to millions of touch screen users, I am confident that we are well
positioned to capture significant mind share among Southeast Asian online
publishers. I’m looking forward to building the team in India and growing our
market presence in this region,” said Ved Singh, VP of GENWI India.
GENWI’s CloudPublish suite helps online publishers and
digital agencies to create, manage, brand, and distribute live content to smart
phones and tablets. Today, there are over 1,500 apps powered by GENWI including
Conde Naste, Moguldom Media, Times of India, Forbes, and PBS Kids.