After a year or so at the helm of music major Saregama India, its CEO Surya Mantha has resigned. Confirming to MediaNama that he is moving on Mantha messaged MediaNama to say that he is "looking at something more entrepreneurial." Prior to joining Saregama, Mantha was a Venture Capitalist with the Omidyar Network, before which he was the CEO of Network18's Internet business Web18. We'd checked independently, and learned that his move had already been reported by Radio and Music yesterday. At Saregama, Mantha made some pretty interesting moves: firstly, he rightly switched the focus of the company from phyiscal sales to digital, so that Saregama would focus largely on digital rights, and brought in a team with experience with both digital and music: Avinash Mudaliar, who was instrumental in building gaana.com was brought in from Times Internet, and Keshaw Sinha…
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