The Chinese short video-sharing platform- TikTok has announced the appointment of former Times Network executive Nikhil Gandhi as its India’s head. He will basically lead to the development of TikTok’s products and operations in India. According to TikTok, Mr. Gandhi will focus on inspiring creativity and bringing joy to TikTok’s users, while also working to have a broader positive impact in the country.
“I am excited to be part of TikTok’s journey in India at a time when it is strengthening its overall presence in the country and building a platform that enables creative expression, I am looking forward to working with the team to build a platform that adds value to India’s growing digital community, every day,” Nikhil Gandhi said on his appointment.
Moreover, he has worked with UTV Global Broadcasting, Viacom Media Networks and at the Walt Disney Company for Nine years. And recently, he was working at Times Global Broadcasting as President and Chief Operating Officer.
TikTok that is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance has crossed over 200 million users in the country in a very short period of time and therefore has threatened the dominance of various apps including Facebook. Lately, Mark Zuckerberg Criticised TikTok for Censoring Protesters.