TikTok elects Nikhil Gandhi as India’s head 


As head of TikTok in India, Nikhil Gandhi will concentrate on stimulating creativity and bringing satisfaction to users of the short-form mobile video app and prioritize key actions that serve the society.

Chinese firm ByteDance-owned short-form mobile video app TikTok on Friday declared the selection of Nikhil Gandhi as its India’s head. Based outside of Mumbai, he will commence the development of TikTok’s products and services in the nation. Considering late 2017, TikTok has been spending in the product, forming a team, and facilitating society growth in India. In his current position, Nikhil will concentrate on encouraging creativity and bringing satisfaction to TikTok’s users, while also serving to have a wider definite influence in the nation. As India TikTok head, Nikhil will prioritize key initiatives, such as #EduTok, that benefit the community. Remarking on his appointment, Nikhil Gandhi said, “I am delighted to be part of TikTok’s journey in India at a time when it is increasing its overall appearance in the country and creating a floor that allows creative representation. I am seeing ahead to serving with the team to build a platform that unites value to India’s rising digital community, every day.” Nikhil Gandhi is the new TikTok India’s head.

In a profession crossing over 20 years, Nikhil has secured management positions at leading media and entertainment firms. Most lately, Nikhil was initiating the market increase at Times Global Broadcasting as President and Chief Operating Officer. Before Times Network, Nikhil was at The Walt Disney Company for nine years. Continuing to his practice are his works at UTV Global Broadcasting and Viacom Media Networks. TikTok has global offices, including Seoul, Mumbai, Paris, Singapore, London, Tokyo, Dubai, Berlin, Los Angeles, New York and Jakarta. The app, which enrolled the market in late 2017, has over 200 million users in India. In September, California-based Loop Now Technologies also began a short video program Firework in India to provide to premium content producers and users. The app is provided on both Apple App Store and Google Play Store and maintains to have logged more than one million installs on the Play Store with a grade of 4.3 out of 5 stars.