Prabhu will head all business activities for this division of Walt Disney
TN Prabhu, vice-president, strategy and planning, Rediff.com, has joined the Walt Disney Internet Group as director.
Confirming this development to agencyfaqs!, Rajat Jain, managing director, Walt Disney Company (India), says, “With TN Prabhu on board, the operations of the Walt Disney Internet Group will now begin its operations in India. Prabhu possesses the required proficiency to generate new business opportunities. He will play an intrinsic role in identifying, structuring and executing new business opportunities with mobile operators, content aggregators, broadband ISPs, interactive gaming platforms and other prospective third party distributors.”
Prabhu, a management graduate from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, started his career with ‘The Hindu’ in 1989. He then went on to serve organisations such as International Data Corporation India, Cyber Media India Ltd, Cyberexpo, Ciol.com and The Times Internet.
Jain adds, “Prabhu brings in a whole array of experience with him, especially of the markets in North and South India. In Disney, we emphasise technology as we believe it is the key ingredient for growth and prosperity. Prabhu’s association with Disney will leverage our effort in exploring newer technologies to deliver our content and creativity in a better way.”
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