NDTV’s Shweta Jain joins Amazon Internet as head of M&E services for South Asia

MUMBAI: Former NDTV senior vice president software solutions Shweta Jain has joined Amazon Internet Services as head of media and entertainment services for South Asia.

Jain has joined Amazon after a 19+ year stint with NDTV where she worked closely with editorial and production teams.

As head of media & entertainment vertical at AWS India, Jain will work with media organisations helping them initiate/accelerate their cloud adoption for better efficiencies and scalability.

Amazon Internet Services Pis a local legal Indian entity that acts as a reseller for AWS services in India.

“Super excited to join the AWSome India team of @Amazon Web Services, to head Media and Entertainment business across India and neighboring countries. Joining AWS empowers my own belief in the power of cloud and the huge impact it can have on the media enterprises – big and small, traditional and contemporary,” Jain posted on her Linkedin profile.

“After a highly rewarding stint of nearly two decades at NDTV, where I enjoyed teaming up with many remarkably talented people doing some fantastic work, I’m now moving on to my next challenge,” she added further.

“Looking forward to my new, exciting journey and to meeting many of my old friends in media along the way!”

Apart from her stint at NDTV, Jain was also the Founder Director of a digital business incubated at NDTV, managing the P&L of a B2B vertical publishing TV listings (EPG) of over 1000 channels to over 50 platforms in India and abroad. She also founded UREQA, a Content Discovery and Personalised Recommendation app for Android.

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