Times Internet has announced the appointment of Nidhi Agarwal, founder of online women apparel store Kaaryah.com as Head of Corporate Initiatives & Planning. Meanwhile, Dipti Tandon has been named as the Business Head for live video gameshow platform, BaaziNow.
Gautam Sinha, the CEO of Times Internet added, “Nidhi brings with her a sharp strategic mind and a keen entrepreneurial spirit. She will be a tremendous asset for all our businesses in identifying new avenues of growth and creating innovative, technology enabled solutions. To begin with she will start her entrepreneurial journey within TIL with TimesPoints.”
Nidhi was founder of Kaaryah.com, an online women’s apparel store which had shut down last December as it could not raise more funds. Earlier, it had been backed by Ratan Tata.
Nidhi, who is an MBA from Kellogg (Chicago) has also worked in the corporate strategy teams at Honeywell International and Bain & Co., and has experience across diverse industries including aerospace & defence, telecom, FMCG, and education.
Meanwhile, Dipti, an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, has been with Times Internet for over thirteen years, having taken up multiple roles across various businesses of the company. She was the Product Head at MagicBricks and TechGig. Prior to Times Internet, Dipti was a founding member of JeevanSaathi, one of India’s leading digital matrimonial platforms today.
On her appointment, Gautam Sinha stated, “Dipti has been leading the BaaziNow initiative right from the time of its conceptualization. She has been the driving force in making BrainBaazi and BingoBaazi the most popular and technologically advanced live video gameshow platforms in India.”