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Mitron TV appoints Ex-Bytedance executive Shyamanga Barooah and Economic Times Biswarup Gooptu to its board

Short format video app, Mitron TV has announced the appointment of Ex-Bytedance executive Shyamanga Barooah, and senior journalist of Economic Times Biswarup Gooptu in the board.

“Biswarup Gooptu who spent 10 years at the Economic Times as a senior journalist has joined the board as Head of Partnerships & Policy, and Shyamanga Barooah who was leading operations for Helo and was Chief Editor of News Republic – a sister company of Bytedance has joined the board as Head of Content Strategy,” the company said.

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Speaking on the appointments, Shivank Agarwal, Co-founder & CEO Mitron said, “We are delighted to have Shyamanga and Biswarup join the leadership team at Mitron. The impact of short-video consumption and digital entertainment is growing at a rapid pace, making this sector one of the most exciting in present times. At Mitron, we are in a robust growth phase and continuing to reinvent ourselves. With Shyamanga and Biswarup’s expertise, we look forward to further strengthening our proposition and scale the business to the next level.”

Commenting on the new role, Shyamanga Barooah, Head of Content Strategy, Mitron said, “It’s great to be part of Mitron’s amazing journey in the short-format video space in India. I feel there is a lot of opportunity within this dynamic space, especially in a storytelling and vibrant nation like India. Exciting times ahead.”

Whereas, Biswarup Gooptu, Head of Partnerships & Policy, Mitron said, “I am delighted to be joining the company’s leadership team at such a pivotal time in its growth. This is an exciting time for the Indian technology landscape and we are poised to become one of the leading short-video social media applications.”