Mr. Punit Goenka is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Office of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL). In this role, Punit has been extremely successful in enhancing the company’s performance and in driving the company towards its set goals. Under his leadership, ZEEL has achieved scores of milestones and prestigious awards, elevating the brand to a global cadre. Dun & Bradstreet – Rolta Corporate Award, Businessworld Infocom ICT Award, IMC Fusion Award 2013 for Excellence in Media, are some of the many awards bagged by ZEEL during Punit’s tenure. His futuristic vision and sharp acumen in the new media domain, has led the company to launch the nation’s first ever ‘Over the Top Television Platform.’
Punit is also responsible for expanding the company’s global presence across 169 countries, and its reach to over 730 million viewers. Being an active member of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation, Punit has played a crucial role in the industry’s paradigm shift towards digitization and Broadcast Audience Research Council. Punit has also been the first Indian, to address the gathering at MIPCOM as a keynote speaker, where he shared his thoughts on the changing Indian broadcast industry, on the role of digitization and the growth of new media.
Punit began his career with Essel Group, a vibrant conglomerate with diversified business interests in media and entertainment, infrastructure, and other leading sectors.