Gomti Shankar steps down as Country Head – India, Taboola
Gomti Shankar has stepped down as Country Head – India, Taboola sources have confirmed to Adgully. She had joined the organization the discovery platform in August 2018.
Taboola is a leading discovery platform, serving over 300 billion recommendations to over 1.6 billion unique visitors every month on 25000 of the Web’s most innovative publisher sites, including MSN, USA Today, Business Insider, NDTV, India Today Group, Times Now The Hindu, The Indian Express and The Weather Channel. The company is headquartered in New York City.
As Country Manager, Gomti led publisher partnerships with the platform - to retain users on their sites, monetize their traffic, and distribute their content to drive high-quality audiences. Her mandate was to drive advertiser success and relationships with Taboola media partners and lead a PAN India Taboola Sales team to achieve revenue goals.
Gomti is a former Director at Netflix where her role was to lead partnerships with the goal of increasing subscriber base. She has been associated with Vodafone for almost four years before she quit as Vice President in September 2017.
During her career, she has worked in various marketing and sales roles at Philips, Motorola and Sony BMG. She began her career at Sony BMG Music Entertainment, a joint venture between Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group, where she spent a decade.
She is based out of Gurgaon, Haryana and is an alumnus of Delhi University.