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iTV Network elevates Anil Mittal to chief technical officer

MUMBAI: iTV Network, which operates a clutch of news channels including India News and NewsX, has elevated Anil Mittal to chief technical officer of the network.

Prior to this appointment, Mittal was the VP of  iTV Network’s technical operations.
As part of his mandate, Mittal will be responsible for the top-to-bottom technology transaction, from planning, designing and acquisition to implementation across the organisation.

iTV Network MD Kartikeya Sharma said, “Anil has spent nearly 20 years in industry which will help us further formulate and drive our technological operations. I am happy that he can now bring his vast experience to lead our technology function where his vision will be instrumental in the growth of the network.”

As VP (technical operations), he led the shifting and re-launching of India News channel from Okhla to Noida in a short span of time. He was also responsible for planning and execution of cost-effective solutions regarding IT, broadcast and baseband requirements. He also played a pivotal role in designing solutions and new technology upgradation.

Mittal added, “I am extremely pleased to be stepping into this position. iTV Network is a very young and dynamic organisation and I look forward to lead its continuous success.”

He joined iTV Network in 2008 and has since held various positions in the organisation. He has nearly two decades of experience in the Broadcast and IT sector of the media industry. He was also associated with Beehive Systems Pvt Ltd and held the position of head customer support at WASP – 3D technology, where he played a role in initiating and setting up WASP 3D for new and upcoming news channels around the world.