Ex Times of India Resident Editor, Shridhar Raman has joined Octan Media Pvt as Chief Content Officer.
“We are hopeful that his experience would be helpful to explore new business opportunities for the company.With his vast experience, the group is sure to steer in the right direction and yield great results , ” an Octan Media spokesperson said.
Shridhar Raman comes with a wide spectrum of experience in driving media operations across platforms with specialized knowledge of business journalism and the Internet medium. He had led content teams as Editor at media powerhouses like The Times of India, The Indian Express, www.cnet.com and Emap Plc,UK. Over more than two decades, his career has traversed on media terrains that extends from print to the Internet, from newspapers to magazines and from mainstream to financial, business and technology journalism.
For six years, till January 2006, he was the editor of The Times of India at Bangalore and Chandigarh. Under his guidance both editions of the newspaper became undisputed leaders in their respective markets.
He was the founding editor of the world’s biggest and most acclaimed technology portal, the US-based cnet .com, in India. He has also worked as Editor in itspace.com and as Managing Editor with Online Products at Europe’s number one English publishing company, Emap PLC. Before Joining Octanmen.com, he was with digital Ananda Bazar Patrika, publishers of The Telegraph newspaper and The Business World magazine, as Sr Editor.
Octanmen.com is a free online destination for men is owned by Octan Media Private Limited which is a part of RICO Group , a world-class engineering company supplying a wide range of high precision fully machined aluminum and ferrous components and assemblies to automotive OEMs across the globe with group turnover of US $ 285 Million).