Exclusive: Changes afoot at Spice Digital* and Spice Labs: Siddhartha Jain has been appointed the CEO of Spice Labs, responsible for the development of consumer applications at the company. Dr. Abhinav Mathur, will focus primarily on his primary role as the Chief of Strategy and Technology of Si2i Mobility, which he held in conjuction with being the CEO of Spice Labs until this Monday. MediaNama has also learned that the enterprise division of Spice Labs has been shuttered, with the team being laid off, and the company is going to focus primarily on the consumer part of the business. Confirming this, Jain said that the company has decided to focus on "What is giving us value, and what can give us scale is what we want to focus on." Spice Digital To Focus On Telco Billing Driven Data Ops Speaking with MediaNama, Spice Digital CEO Saket Agarwal said that Spice Labs will focus on the advertising supported part of the business, and Pankaj Gupta, COO at Spice Digital, will cover three primary mandates: Spice Gang, Spice Digital's MRE applications store with MediaTek, and video alert services. "Initially our mandate was to create the app store, and for this to become a self sustainable business we're putting a serious resource behind it. We have Pankaj Gupta, our COO, to look at that side. One mandate was for us wa to look at the meeting the demand of meeting the app store. On the other front, it was for it to become…
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