NewsVoir | 04 Aug, 2015
Lukup Media, Indiaâs first dual play service provider offering linear and non-linear television services coupled with broadband through a single connection, has appointed Sisir Pillai as its Chief Operating Officer.
As Lukup Mediaâs COO, Sisir would lead business operations for the company across India region. Sisir is an industry veteran, with over twenty-two years of experience in the field of cable television, broadcasting, marketing, and advertising sales. He has been associated with the cable television industry from the inception stage and has played a pivotal role in the growth story of some major multiple system operators (MSOs). In the realms of broadcasting sector, Sisir has been a key force in channel distribution and placement with leading broadcasters like Zee Telefilms, CNBC TV18, ETC Network and Sahara. Prior to Lukup, Sisir was associated with Digicable for eight years, playing an active role in transforming Digicable Network into one of the leading MSOs of the country.
Commenting on this appointment, Kallol Borah, Chief Executive Officer, Lukup Media said, âWe, at Lukup, strive to deliver incomparable value through our cutting edge product and services, to consumers across the country. I welcome Sisir to be a part of our incredible journey. With Sisirâs extensive experience in cable television and broadcast industry, we are confident of creating even more engaging experiences for our customers across the country, enriching their lives, and empowering them with newer choices.â
Mr. Pillai is a Pharma graduate from Manipal, and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Mumbai University.
About Lukup Media:
Lukup Media operates Indiaâs first on demand and multi-screen TV service. Set up in 2010, the company currently operates an OTT platform powered by the Lukup Player, a multi-screen home gateway that brings internet delivered content to Televisions and other consumer devices. In the coming months, Lukup Media also plans to bring linear broadcast TV channels and internet access through a single connection and delivered to homes using the Lukup Player.
The company was founded by Kallol Borah, who has a decade of experience in setting up and running new technology ventures in Europe and India. The company's co-promoter is Harsha Mutt who has more than twenty years of experience in running and scaling businesses and was part of the senior management team at Infosys and HCL Technologies.
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