Mahesh Narayanan Managing Director, Saavn

Mahesh Narayanan, Managing Director for Saavn in India has over 17 years of experience across businesses in the mobile, ad-tech and consumer Internet spaces. He has held various senior leadership positions across global technology media companies such as Google, AdMob and Sociomantic. He spent 7 years at Google India across various functions and was awarded the Google Hero for his outstanding contribution to the organization. He joined AdMob as the Country Manager for India in 2009, and moved back to Google after the acquisition of AdMob.

Mahesh was named the Mobile Marketing Person of the Year at the Indira Marketing Excellence Awards in 2011. He was featured as one of the icons of India’s Digital ecosystem in the Digital Power 100 list by Impact, a leading advertising and marketing publication, in 2012. He has also been featured as one of the Top 99 Tech Indians twice (2012 and 2014) by Exhibit, a leading tech publication.