Podimo, the European podcast subscription service startup, has appointed digital media govt Sachin Doshi, whose profession has included jobs at Spotify, Twitter and Common Music Group, to the position of chief content material officer.
New York-based Doshi will lead Podimo’s international content material crew and report back to CEO Morten Strunge. Most just lately, he was product supervisor at Twitter, having joined the social community final 12 months after buying Scroll, the corporate he co-founded that had launched a subscription service for ad-free entry to articles on collaborating websites.
Earlier than co-founding Scroll in 2016, Doshi was Vice President of Content material at Spotify, the place he labored for 5 years. Previous to that, he was with Common Music Group for 4 years, most just lately as director of enterprise improvement.
Doshi’s appointment comes after Copenhagen-based Podimo, based in 2019, introduced final fall that it had raised $78 million in Sequence B funding. Podimo’s lineup encompasses greater than 950 authentic podcasts and audiobooks, in addition to podcasts from the US and all over the world by partnerships with iHeartMedia, Amazon’s Wondery, Paramount Community Spain, German audio platform FYEO, and creators like Norwegian crime novelist Jo Nesbø.
Doshi, in an announcement supplied by his new employer, mentioned: “Podimo has thrived with a strategic concentrate on content material from native markets and native languages. With that method in place, I stay up for working throughout the group, bringing content material and product collectively and unlocking the complete potential of a premium audio expertise.”
Podimo’s Strunge commented, “Sachin’s story in media on either side of the market is inspiring and completely suited to assist Podimo proceed to evolve our consumer expertise and financial mannequin for creators and rights holders.”