Amarjit Singh Batra moves on from OLX to join Spotify
OLX India CEO Amarjit Singh Batra has joined Spotify, world’s largest music streaming platform. Batra has confirmed the news by uploading a picture on his LinkedIn account, posing with the Spotify Logo. He added a quirky name to the designation by called himself a "Spotifier at Spotify." As a ‘Spotifier’ his core job will be "to help people listen to whatever music they want, whenever they want, wherever they want."
Spotify has over 150 million active users. It is a 'freemium' platform, which offers both advertising based free access and subscription based ad-free option to customers. Media observers have shown their faith in Batra as they believe that he will be best suited as a team maker and launch the services effectively in India.
Batra, has an extensive experience of managing businesses like OLX in India from the basics and is one of the most sought after persons to have taken the major task of launching and developing Spotify here in India.