Get to know the inner workings of the biggest music streaming service in South Asia.
Founded in 2007 as Saavn, JioSaavn is South Asia’s largest digital music streaming service, transforming how people around the world access and experience music on a daily basis. JioSaavn is currently accessed across the globe and offers 45 million tracks in 15 languages. The company has 900+ label partnerships and growing, including Universal, Sony, T-Series, Tips, YRF, Saregama, Eros and Warner Music.
In March 2018, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) acquired a majority stake in JioSaavn, whose investors include Tiger Global Management, Liberty Media, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Ward Ferry Management, Senvest Management, Tree Line Investment Management, Quilvest, Mousse Partners, Wellington Capital Management, William Morris Endeavor and a number of strategic individuals, including former Vodafone CEO, Arun Sarin, and, Guy Oseary, Chairman of Maverick and manager of global artists including Madonna and U2.
In 2016, JioSaavn expanded its content offering into Original Programming, a slate of original, non-music audio programs that range from Bollywood to comedy and storytelling to cricket. In early 2017, JioSaavn introduced Artist Originals (AO), an original music program releasing and marketing tracks and albums by South Asian artists, songwriters and producers from around the world. With its headquarters in Mumbai, JioSaavn also has offices in Gurugram, Bengaluru, New York and California. For more information, visit www.jio.com/jiosaavn.
Brand, Communications & Marketing: Akhila Shankar
Original Programming (OG): Kirthi Shetty / Ishani Dasgupta
Artist Originals: Srikant Seshadri
Data Science: Priya Singh