Facebook has brought Francis Jose, Manohar Garamchandani, and Paras Sharma to its growing partnership team in India. These new additions, along with extensive experience in technology, telecommunications, media, and entertainment, will help lead strategic partnerships and initiatives to support Facebook’s continued growth in India, with the aim of driving better value for business partners. Francis Jose, Manohar Garamchandani, and Paras Sharma will report to Facebook India director and head, Manish Chopra. “We are proud to expand our team with Francis Jose, Manohar Hotchandani and Paras Sharma – who are not only leading industry talents but creating unique experiences that enhance business value for their partners and bring the world together Share Facebook’s passion to bring. ”Said, Manish Chopra.
Paras Sharma will be the director for media participation and will lead the charter in the fields of news, entertainment, sports, and music for both Facebook and Instagram. With 23 years of experience, Sharma has played a leading role in global media organizations such as Viacom CBS Asia, Fox International Channel, and ESPN Star Sports. He has worked in various functions including media, creative, content production, acquisition and programming, OTT platforms, marketing, and business management and has led teams in various sectors including India, SEA, China, and Japan with a focus on expansion into new areas Done, local programming and creating new programs; To develop audience and engagement across linear and digital platforms.
Francis Jose has been appointed as Director, Mobile and Connectivity Partnership for India and will participate in the telecommunications, ISP and mobile devices industries in India. He joins Samsung India Electronics with Facebook and has previously worked in BlackBerry, Reliance Communications, Airtel, Aptech and BPL Mobile. Over the past 21 years, he has held responsibilities for a wide spectrum of roles including network engineering, business development, sales and distribution, as well as social security management.
Manohar Hotchandani joins as Director, Business Development, and has been working on a number of opportunities in India, with a strong focus on growing gaming, commerce, AR / VR. He connects to Facebook from Amazon where he led the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) business, which is a long tenure in several roles at Microsoft. Hotchandani has over 25 years of experience in business development, ecosystem building, and management, and P&L management with MNC companies such as Microsoft and Amazon.