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DB Digital appoints Paresh Goel as CTO

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DB Digital appoints Paresh Goel as CTO

CEO Insights team , Abhinav Agarwal,Correspondent, CEO Insights

DB Digital, the Digital Products business of the Dainik Bhaskar Group - India’s largest print media company & home to flagship newspapers like Dainik Bhaskar, Divya Bhaskar and Divya Marathi, announces the appointment of Paresh Goel as its Chief Technology Officer. He on boards the company with a dynamic experience of about two decades & a proven track record of building & scaling tech products to millions of users at firms like Meesho, Hike, and Adobe Systems. Paresh will be responsible for the Technology Function in the company.

Prior to joining DB Digital, Paresh was VP - Engineering of Meesho, which is one of the fastest-growing startups in India, and had also started his own company in the Ed Tech space before selling it to Adda247. He has also been in technology leadership roles at Hike Messenger and Adobe Systems. Paresh is thus an expert in scaling technology systems across social, content, & commerce.

Commenting on this appointment, Pathik Shah, CEO, DB Digital, says, “I’m extremely excited to welcome Paresh on board. We have worked together in the past on

We are at a very interesting stage of growth at present & we’re looking forward to taking DB Digital to the next level



growing consumer products to tens of millions of users and built a lot of innovative features together. We’re looking forward to forming a stellar Product and Technology team for building an extremely high quality, engaging and personalized News product which can serve and delight the entire vernacular news market, the likes of which India, unfortunately, lacks right now. We are at a very interesting stage of growth at present, and we’re looking forward to taking DB Digital to the next level.”

“I am delighted to be leading Technology at DB Digital. We have a unique opportunity to create a meaningful impact on users’ lives via a personalized digital news platform. As the internet penetration continues to rise in India, people are looking at us as their trusted brand to deliver them the news most relevant to them on mobile,” avers Paresh. “We will be building the most engaging content experience which is miles ahead of anything else in the market right now. We will further couple this with Machine Learning to surface highly personalized news for our users. People in India deserve high quality, insightful & engaging news - and this is precisely what our mission is. I am ready for and very excited about the challenge,” he concludes.

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