Viacom18, a leading entertainment conglomerate in India has announced the appointment of Kiran Mani as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Digital Business division. With an extensive background in digital innovation and strategic leadership, Kiran Mani’s addition to the Viacom18 team further solidifies the company’s commitment to expanding its digital presence and enriching its offerings for audiences across the country.
Mani is currently Google’s General Manager and MD for Android and Google Play for Asia Pacific. In this role, Mani will be responsible for spearheading the growth of JioCinema, which has disrupted the video streaming market with its free proposition.
Mani has been with Google for more than 13 years. He also had prior stints with Microsoft, Ogilvy, and IBM.