Search and recommendation specialist ThinkAnalytics has Samir Narsiker as vice-president to head up business development activities in India and neighbouring countries.
ThinkAnalytics already has a development centre in Pune, India. Based out of Mumbai, Narsiker will report to Alan Dishington, senior vice-president, APAC region, based in Singapore.
Prior to joining ThinkAnalytics, Narisker was director of business development at TiVo/Rovi. He has also held senior positions at Ericsson, Cisco, NDS, Dish TV and Zee TV Group.
“We already have a substantial number of customers in India, with the Indian subcontinent being one of our key fast developing territories. With Narsiker spearheading our efforts locally we are anticipating even stronger growth. In particular, Narsiker will be responsible for introducing the ThinkInsight customer and video insight platform to local TV and video providers, ” said Peter Docherty, founder and chief technology officer, ThinkAnalytics.