wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Neville Taraporewalla To Join As India Head Of Microsoft’s Advertiser & Publisher Solutions Group

photo-neville-taraporewalla
Update: A Microsoft spokesperson told MediaNama that the company has no comment on this development at this point in time, neither a confirmation or denial. They’ll let us know when there’s an update.

MediaNama has learned from multiple reliable sources that Neville Taraporewalla, CEO & Online Media Director (Asia Pacific) for Publicitas Digital, will be joining the Microsoft. According our sources, Taraporewalla will head the companys Advertiser & Publisher Solutions Group in India, and be a part of CIO MD Hemant Sachdev’s leadership team. At the time of filing this story, Taraporewalla was not reachable, and we’re currently awaiting a response to an SMS sent to him, requesting a confirmation. We’ve also written to Microsoft for a confirmation.

The Advertiser & Publisher Solutions Group comprises of all of Microsoft’s advertising related platforms and services, including MSN.

microsoft-advertising

We wouldn’t be surprised if Microsoft eventually brings sales in-house. At present, sales for MSN is being outsourced to NDTV Media. Microsoft has been looking for someone to head sales over the past few months.

There’s clearly something afoot at MSN in India, with quite a few senior Internet industry executives joining the company. Sanjay Trehan, former CEO of NDTV Convergence had joined MSN earlier this year, and from what we’ve heard, Salil Kumar, COO of NDTV Convergence who recently resigned, may be joining the company as well.

Taraporewalla had joined Publicitas two years ago from Connecturf, where he was MD and CEO. Prior to joining Connecturf, Taraporewalla was Country General Manager of Yahoo in India. So, a former Yahoo man at Microsoft…

You May Also Like

News

Truecaller has appointed a new chief financial officer, Odd Bolin, to prepare the company for an initial public offering (IPO). The Sweden-headquartered caller identification...

News

The chipmaker Intel has now launched a facial recognition solution, which the company says will work with smart locks, access control, point-of-sale devices, ATMs...

News

Google Cloud has elevated Karan Bajwa — who currently heads its business in India — to lead operations in the Asia Pacific region, the...

Uncategorized

In the aftermath of the US government data breach this month that impacted the US Treasury Department, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2018 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to Daily Newsletter

    © 2008-2018 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ