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DB Digital Appoints Paresh Goel As Chief Technology Officer

He is an expert in scaling technology systems across social, content and commerce and has a proven track record of building products that are used by millions of users now.

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DB Digital, the Digital Products business of the Dainik Bhaskar Group (DBCL), India’s print media company and home to newspapers like Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Bhaskar and Divya Marathi, announced the appointment of Paresh Goel as the Chief Technology Officer.

Paresh has a good experience of close to two decades in building and operating technology systems at scale while working with some of the digital consumer companies including Adobe. He will be responsible for the Technology Function at DB Digital.

Prior to joining DB Digital, Paresh was VP, Engineering at Meesho and had also started his own company in the EdTech space before selling it to Adda247. Prior to that, he was in a technology leadership role at Hike Messenger and Adobe Systems. He is an expert in scaling technology systems across social, content and commerce and has a proven track record of building products that are used by millions of users now.

Commenting on the appointment, Pathik Shah, CEO, DB Digital said, “I’m extremely excited to welcome Paresh on board. We have worked together in the past on growing consumer products to tens of millions of users and built a lot of innovative features together. We’re looking forward to forming a stellar Product and Technology team for building extremely high quality, engaging and personalized News product which can serve and delight the entire vernacular news market, the likes of which India, unfortunately, lacks right now. We are at a very interesting stage of growth at present, and we’re looking forward to taking DB Digital to the next level”.

Paresh Goel, Chief Technology Officer, DB Digital said, "I am delighted to be leading Technology at DB Digital. We have a unique opportunity to create a meaningful impact on users’ lives via a personalised digital news platform. As internet penetration continues to rise in India, people are looking at us as their trusted brand to deliver them the news most relevant to them on mobile."



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