GENWI ( www.genwi.com), the inventor and leader of live mobile publishing in the cloud, today announced that it has named Ved Singh, a veteran of Oracle Corporation’s operations in India, its Vice President for the region. Including his 13-year career at Oracle in 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, India.
The hiring comes on the heels of GENWI’s recent partnership with the Times Internet Limited, a subsidiary of the Times of India–one of the world’s oldest and most respected publishing companies–on 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.
“We are very excited to have Ved on board,” said PJ Gurumohan, CEO & Co-Founder of GENWI. “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”.
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. He holds a Masters in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and an Executive M.B.A from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He also received his Bachelor of Technology from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology.
“GENWI’s CloudPublish solution sits at the nexus of two important trends,” said Ved Singh, VP of GENWI India. “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. 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.”
GENWI (Generation Wireless) is the inventor and leader in live mobile publishing solutions, powered by the cloud. GENWI’s CloudPublish(tm) suite helps online publishers and digital agencies to easily create, manage, brand, and distribute live content to smart phones and tablets–delivering highly engaging and monetizable apps to millions of consumers. Today, there are over 1,500 apps powered by GENWI including Conde Naste, Moguldom Media, Times of India, Forbes, and PBS Kids.
Founded in 2010, GENWI is a privately held firm based in Los Altos, CA. For more information, please visit www.genwi.com or follow us on Twitter @genwi.