Agarwal has earlier co-founded multiple internet ventures such as 19miles.com, a website catering to used car trade.
Agarwal brings with him 14 years of industry experience across all aspects of consumer internet businesses and tangible business models. In the past, he has held senior leadership roles at Naukri.com, GE Infrastructure, and Sapient Corporation.
Commenting on the appointment, Gautam Sinha, chief executive officer, Times Internet, says, "I'm excited to welcome (Prashan) Agarwal as chief operating officer at Gaana.com. I'm optimistic that with his entrepreneurial approach and strong consumer internet, business, and product acumen, Gaana.com will further strengthen its position as the leading and most-loved music streaming app."
Talking about his new appointment, Agarwal says, "I look forward to contribute and add value to the team and make Gaana.com a household name and the future of streaming music."