Head - Entertainment Partnerships, Facebook, Asia-Pacific
Saurabh leads video content partnerships team and plays a key role in strategic deals with key media organizations and Public Figures/Creators across Asia Pacific based out of Singapore. Since joining Facebook in 2014, Saurabh ramped up his partnerships team and now runs all of APAC with core focus to empower the future of media by maximizing value with partners who engage communities across Facebook Inc. The team works closely with Studios, TV Networks, Celebrities and Creators in the Entertainment space, leveraging Facebook platform to maximize their Video distribution, engagement and monetization.
In addition, Saurabh’s role is to evangelize new products for the market and rollout to partners for better engagement & user experience e.g. WATCH, Videos, Groups and FB LIVE etc have seen mass adoption leading to great and authentic user experiences.
Saurabh is a Chartered Accountant and MBA by profession and has 15+ years of industry experience. Prior to Facebook, he was Vice President, New Media & Video Monetization at Viacom India Group, has worked with STAR India (Platform Partnerships), Reliance Big Entertainment (Strategy, BD & Content Partnerships including for DTH/IPTV) and has been an Investment Banker with Bank of America.
Dialogue with Industry Leaders: Facebook
Date: 15 March, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM