Group Chief Marketing Officer
Eros International PLC
As Group CMO, Manav looks after both Eros Now and the studio business. He is responsible for
brand, consumer growth & retention, talent, trade and PR across both these businesses. In his
earlier role he was founder CMO for ALTBalaji, India’s first SVOD OTT platform which broke
the notion that Indians don’t pay for content.
In his last role at Getit, he launched multiple businesses and brands in India and Malaysia across
Yellow pages, Horizontal Marketplace and verticals like grocery and furniture, mobile wallet and
a merchant lending platform.
At Reliance Big Entertainment, he was the founder of India’s largest online local search
platform that got investment interests from Navteq & acquisition interest from Justdial. He was
also part of founding co-worked on launching businesses across FM Radio, Music, Motion
Pictures, Movie rental & download, online gaming & a JV with Dreamworks Animation SKG.
In his earlier stints, Manav exited a startup in stealth mode that created an IP that helped
telecom towers reduce their energy costs.
He has formal education in Management and Law.