Former Spotify and Twitter Exec Sachin Doshi Joins Podimo as Chief Content Officer
Podimo, the fast-growing subscription service for audio entertainment and podcasts, announces that Sachin Doshi has joined the company as Chief Content Officer.
SACHIN DOSHI JOINS PODIMO AS CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER
January 19, 2022 - Copenhagen - Podimo, the fast-growing subscription service for audio entertainment and podcasts, announces that Sachin Doshi has joined the company as Chief Content Officer. Following the announcement of their Series B Round investment in November 2021, Podimo now strengthens their executive management team with the former VP of Content at Spotify and Director of Product at Twitter. Doshi will lead Podimo’s Global Content team to unlock new audio experiences and help Podimo scale to new users, in new and existing markets, while ensuring both listeners and creators are always rewarded for their engagement.
“I’m excited to be joining the team at Podimo,” says Doshi. “Podimo has thrived with a strategic focus on content in local markets and native languages. With that focus in place, I look forward to working across the organization, to marry content and product and unlock the full potential of a premium audio experience.”
“Sachin’s history in media, on both sides of the marketplace, is well suited to help Podimo continue to evolve the user experience and its economic model for creators and rights holders,” says Podimo CEO Morten Strunge.
In his time at Universal Music Group and Spotify, Doshi helped establish a new revenue model for the recorded music industry. Doshi brings his wealth of experience as VP of Content at Spotify and Director of Product at Twitter to expand Podimo’s creator-fueled economy, while further enhancing a seamless, high-quality user experience. In 2016, he co-founded the subscription service Scroll, which charged its members a monthly fee in exchange for an ad-free reading experience on participating news sites, and shared that fee back with the sites each user read. Scroll was acquired by Twitter in May 2021.
Founded in 2019, Podimo is a premium audio subscription platform that offers thousands of exclusive, ad-free podcasts, audiobooks and experiences in both short and long formats, as well as your favorite podcasts from anywhere in the world via RSS feeds. As full service content production house, Podimo offers subscribers access to a rich catalog of 950+ original shows from exciting names and titles not available anywhere else, highly personalized and curated editorial recommendations, and access to an expansive selection of engaging stories through partnerships with iHeartMedia, Wondery, Paramount Network España, German audio platform FYEO, influential voices like Norwegian bestselling crime writer Jo Nesbø, and more. Podimo supports creators directly through their user-centric revenue share model, with membership fees shared directly with the creators of the content you listen to each month. Podimo is currently available in Denmark, Germany, Spain, Norway and across Latin America, with offices spread across Copenhagen, Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, London, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Oslo and Vilnius. https://podimo.com.
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