Ishwar Jha

Ishwar Jha | India | Mentor

CEO | Digital Media Convergence Ltd

For the past 25 years, award-winning Ishwar Jha has been many people: Corporate Executive, Technologist, Digital Thinker, Innovator and Product Evangelist, culminating into a single motivator driven by his vision. A vision which has enriched people’s lives with the passion he exudes throughout his work and within his process. Over the years, he has advised countless global corporations, as well as entrepreneurs at the beginning of their craft looking to excel in their field which led to the idea development of “Product Launch Sprint” and “Idea-to- IPO Strategies.”

During the 18 years of his Corporate career stint with 5 leading companies Ishwar was the former CIO of Sony Music, where he conceived and developed Demand forecasting system and got him conferred with “IT Implementation of the Year” award by PC Quest Magazine.

As the CEO of Digital Media Convergence Ltd. (A Zee Subsidiary) and Head of Digital Services of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, Ishwar was also instrumental in the implementation of Asia’s largest Digital Assets Management System to digitize, tag, archive and syndicate the multimedia content.

He was also featured in “CNBC TV 18 Young Turks” for launching the world’s very first 3G based TV service to stream live TV, movies on demand and YouTube videos in your vehicle. Commended for his work, Ishwar received several awards for his contributions in the field of technology and business, including “CIO of the Year 2006” from CIO Magazine and “Best IT Implementation of the Year 2004” from PCQuest Magazine, among others.

As a thought leader, writer, speaker and teacher of cutting edge corporate innovations within digital product development, digital media, and content platform, Ishwar is a master at his craft. As the Founder and CEO of Appetals, he works closely with clients to mold their ideas into a distinct product built on ethics, speed and the boldness of entrepreneurship.