DB Digital Appoints Paresh Goel as its New CTO



DB Digital Appoints Paresh Goel as its New CTO

DB Digital, the Digital Products business of the Dainik Bhaskar Group (DBCL), one of the country’s largest print media companies and homes to flagship newspapers like Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Bhaskar and Divya Marathi has appointed Paresh Goel as the Chief Technology Officer.

Commenting on his new role, Paresh Goel, says,” 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 personalized digital news platform. As the 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. We will be building the most engaging content experience which is miles ahead of anything else in the market right now. We will further couple this with Machine Learning to surface highly personalized news for our users. People in India deserve high quality, insightful and engaging news - and this is precisely what our mission is. I am ready for and very excited about the challenge”.

Before DB Digital, Paresh was the Vice President of Engineering at Meesho, and before that, he started his own company in the Ed Tech space before selling it to Adda247. He was in a leadership role at Hike Messenger and Adobe Systems. He is known for his expertise in scaling technology systems across the social, content and commerce and has a proven record of building products that are used by millions of users now.

Welcoming Paresh, Pathik Shah, CEO, DB Digital, comments, “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”.