Homegrown short format video app Mitron TV has announced the appointment of Former Republic TV executive Rumit Anand as Vice President of Product, and Former Executive of OYO, Rajiv Patki as Head of Product and Strategic development.
“In their new role, Rumit will lead the next wave of innovation for Mitron, along with creating solutions that maximize users’ value while Rajiv will lead a cross-functional team to develop and test product enhancements aligned to strategic developments,” Mitron TV in its statement said.
Rumit has over 14 years of experience in the product space, having worked at leading media companies such as Republic TV, Big FM, and Fame Digital. He has accumulated extensive expertise in the digital product space, unrivaled industry knowledge, and strong leadership skills. He was also featured as one of the top 10 publishers within a year of operations at Republic TV, having scaled their digital content operations from scratch.
Before joining Mitron, Rajiv was part of the strategy team at OYO and was responsible for growth initiatives in dynamic pricing, revenue management, and customer loyalty programs both in domestic as well as international markets. Rajiv is a graduate from IIT Kharagpur and has a degree in Architecture. He is fascinated by data science and design.
Commenting on the appointment of Rumit Anand and Rajiv Patki, Anish Khandelwal, Co-founder & CTO Mitron said, “I am pleased to welcome both Rumit and Rajiv to the Mitron family. We are proud of the rapid strides that we have undertaken as a business and the impact that we have made in the short-format video app space in such a short period. At this crucial juncture of our business, our focus has been on building a strong product infrastructure. With Rumit and Rajiv coming on board, further fuels the product growth and innovation. I do not doubt that we will continue to go from strength-to-strength as we continue our journey in 2021.”
Talking about his new role, Rumit Anand, Vice President – Product, Mitron said: “The short video space has shown tremendous promise in recent years and is laden with opportunities. Today everyone is a creator or has the potential to become one. Mitron TV offers the perfect blend of technology, expertise, and content. I am delighted to be part of their journey.”
Rajiv Patki, Head of Product and Strategy, Mitron said, “Building a product as Mitron appeals to my keen interests which include social networks, data, and design. I look forward to working with the Mitron team as we scale new heights in the business.”