PK Online announced the appointment of Mr.Daman Soni in its Leadership team as VP Global Sales and GTM with effect from 14th March 2011. Mr. Soni headed ConceptGears, a company providing services to the k12 education sector in India. At ConceptGears he was responsible for corporate strategy, business development, alliances, sales and operations.
In his earlier roles he has also headed telecoms sales for Infosys in West Europe and has managed sales & distribution and channel management for Nokia in the northern states of India. He is a graduate from ISB Hyderabad and NIT Rourkela and brings to PK Online, 11 years of leadership experience in the fields of technology and sales working with a number of telecom operators across countries.
Welcoming Mr. Soni and speaking on the appointment, Mr. Viraj Malik, Chief Executive Officer and MD, PK Online said, “I am happy to handover these responsibilities to Mr. Soni and have no doubts that Daman and the team will take PK Online ahead, His experience in International markets and knowledge of telecom sector will be extremely valuable for us to scale up our operations going forward”
Commenting on his appointment Mr. Daman Soni, VP Global Sales and GTM, PK Online said, “PK Online has immense potential and I am very excited to be a part of the team to take it to the next level. With a sizeable population in India accessing internet for the first time via mobile, the opportunities in delivering and monetizing content to the consumers are enormous. PK Online is rightly placed to work closely with telecom operators and engage consumers with the latest and relevant content, applications and entertainment on mobile and broadband”
As VP Global Sales and GTM for PK Online India, Mr. Daman Soni will be based out of the Gurgaon office and have overall responsibility of leading sales and marketing efforts for Telecom VAS and Digital Marketing Services; He will be instrumental for driving Go To Market strategy, new business development and enhancing the company’s presence in existing accounts.