Amongst the finest business leaders of the Digital arm of a major broadcaster, Uday Sodhi, Business Head of SPN’s SonyLIV, has decided to move on after building up the digital business of Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) for almost five years. Uday will now pursue his entrepreneurial passion in the start-up space after 15th November, which will be his last working day at SPN. Danish Khan, Business Head of Sony Entertainment Television and Studio NEXT, will shoulder the mantle of the added role of Business Head of SPN’s Digital Business.
Both, Danish and Uday will work on a transition plan over the next month, in consultation and partnership with relevant stakeholders. Uday’s last working day at SPN will be 15 November 2019.Amongst the finest biz leaders of the Digital arm of a major broadcaster, Uday Sodhi of @SonyLIV is moving on. Danish Khan will get the additional role. @Uday @Iamaiforum, Click To Tweet
SonyLIV is the pioneer in the OTT space in India. During his stint, Uday was responsible for
the introduction of its subscription model, SonyLIV’s relaunch and the international launch of SonyLIV subscriptions, among many others. Under his leadership sport tournaments like Euro 2016, FIFA World Cup 2018 and India Australia series 2018 saw phenomenal success in terms of digital viewership.
Under his leadership as business head for SET, the channel has become the #1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel (GEC) in the country.
He has brought marquee properties like Kaun Banega Crorepati and The Kapil Sharma Show to SET and created our own IPs with unique shows like Super Dancer and Superstar Singer, which have received widespread recognition across the industry.
Danish has also been instrumental in launching and nurturing the Studio NEXT business, armed with the ambition of making SPN a content leader in the M&E industry.