Who We Are

Vuclip, a PCCW Media Company is a leading video-on-demand service provider across the globe with presence in more than 22 countries. We are born from innovative technology and making our journey to become the most admired and innovative MediaTech Company.

Our Journey

A DECADE OF ACHIEVEMENTS

2008-09

Vuclip.com is launched and manages to reach 1M MAUs within the first year. Our success attracts investment from NEA. Also, Mr. Rajeev Motwani, an advisor to the Google founders, joins us as an advisor. We also open our Milpitas office for business. In 2009, we pen a short-form content deal with UTV Pictures and Rajshri Productions, attracting an investment from JAFCO. Mr. Tony Bates (CEO, Skype) joins us an advisor.

2010-11

We launch our first mass-market product with Vodafone (VVA) and open our Beijing office for business. In 2011, our successful marketing model leads to an increase in viewership for vuclip.com, reaching 25M MAUs.

2012-13

We launch a first of its kind Rupee 1 store with Airtel. Singtel decides to join us as an investor and we open our first office in Mumbai. In 2012, 10th Telco for our mass-market products is launched. We also open Delhi & Dubai offices for business.

2014-15

Vuclip manages to secure patents for multiple technologies, including Method Of Streaming Media To Heterogeneous Client Devices, Media Device Knowledge Base and Offline Content Distribution Networks. Our exponential growth prompts us to have presence in Chennai and open a second office in Mumbai. In 2015, vuclip.com reaches 5M premium subscribers and is highlighted on the cover of Forbes Magazine (ME Edition). We also open our office in Pune.

2016-17

Vuclip goes LIVE with mass-market products in partnership with 30 telecom companies. We also launch our OTT service Viu in more than 10 markets. Our first original Video show 'What The Duck' (WTD) is launched. Vuclip opens two new offices - in Kuala Lumpur and a second office in Dubai. vuclip.com reaches 10M+ premium subscribers and 5 Viu Originals are launched across Hindi, Telugu and Bahasa Indonesia. Over a billion minutes of content starts getting consumed on Viu every month.
vuclip.com now employs over 400+ people across 22 countries. We also set up our first office in Singapore.

 

Vision

Be the most admired and innovative MediaTech Company.

Mission

Entertain a billion people across
the globe.

Values & Philosophy

Promise to engage and entertain consumers globally.

Vuclip Visionaries

Nickhil Jakatdar

Founder & CEO

Arun Prakash

COO

Bo Shen

CTO

Apurva Desai

CFO

Salman Hussain

CRO

Nickhil has a track record of startup success. Before launching Vuclip, he was instrumental in the founding, financing and tremendous growth of Praesagus, CommandCAD, and Timbre Technologies, leading them to successful acquisition. Nickhil has received numerous awards from a variety of organizations, and has to his credit more than 30 patents and 20 conference papers. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.

Arun spearheads Vuclip's forward-thinking strategy development, keeping the company on the leading edge. He manages all aspects of Vuclip's consumer interactions, and has a wealth of technology and marketing expertise under his belt. Arun is known for his work at You Send It the leading online file-sharing service where he pioneered a freemium business model that delivered outstanding financial success and user growth. He has also held leadership positions at Ketera Technologies and Aspect Development, Inc., and is the founder and CEO of Spozzle, an online community for U.S. high school sports. Arun holds both a Masters in Computer Applications and Bachelors in Computer Science from Bharathidasan University.

Bo keeps the Vuclip video experience running smoothly, managing the company's overall system performance to grow its reputation as a leading online video destination. Prior to joining Vuclip, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, and has published numerous articles in the fields of image and video processing and multimedia systems. He holds more than 20 U.S. patents, and earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics before completing his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Wayne State University.

Vuclip's employees are its secret sauce, and Apurva leads the charge to keep it that way. He helps the company meet its business, cultural and financial goals through smart, strategic investments, and brings over 15 years of operations know-how and financial management experience to the table. He has worked with leading worldwide companies like Exponential Interactive, Glu Mobile, Yahoo!, Intel Corporation and Ernst & Young., and earned his M.B.A. from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and his B.S. from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Salman heads up Vuclip's business strategies for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions, continuing the company's international growth and expansion in emerging markets. He holds a B.S. from Aligarh Muslim University, and brings over ten years of experience in the mobile media space to Vuclip. He has previously worked for Verisign, Al Ebda IT, and Electronics for Imaging.

Nickhil Jakatdar

Founder & CEO

Nickhil has a track record of startup success. Before launching Vuclip, he was instrumental in the founding, financing and tremendous growth of Praesagus, CommandCAD, and Timbre Technologies, leading them to successful acquisition. Nickhil has received numerous awards from a variety of organizations, and has to his credit more than 30 patents and 20 conference papers. He holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.

Arun Prakash

COO

Arun spearheads Vuclip's forward-thinking strategy development, keeping the company on the leading edge. He manages all aspects of Vuclip's consumer interactions, and has a wealth of technology and marketing expertise under his belt. Arun is known for his work at You Send It the leading online file-sharing service where he pioneered a freemium business model that delivered outstanding financial success and user growth. He has also held leadership positions at Ketera Technologies and Aspect Development, Inc., and is the founder and CEO of Spozzle, an online community for U.S. high school sports. Arun holds both a Masters in Computer Applications and Bachelors in Computer Science from Bharathidasan University.

Bo Shen

CTO

Bo keeps the Vuclip video experience running smoothly, managing the company's overall system performance to grow its reputation as a leading online video destination. Prior to joining Vuclip, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, and has published numerous articles in the fields of image and video processing and multimedia systems. He holds more than 20 U.S. patents, and earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics before completing his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Wayne State University.

Apurva Desai

CFO

Vuclip's employees are its secret sauce, and Apurva leads the charge to keep it that way. He helps the company meet its business, cultural and financial goals through smart, strategic investments, and brings over 15 years of operations know-how and financial management experience to the table. He has worked with leading worldwide companies like Exponential Interactive, Glu Mobile, Yahoo!, Intel Corporation and Ernst & Young., and earned his M.B.A. from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and his B.S. from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Salman Hussain

CRO

Salman heads up Vuclip's business strategies for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions, continuing the company's international growth and expansion in emerging markets. He holds a B.S. from Aligarh Muslim University' and brings over ten years of experience in the mobile media space to Vuclip. He has previously worked for Verisign, Al Ebda IT, and Electronics for Imaging.

The Cornerstone of Our Success

Backed by PCCW -
a Hong Kong-based information and communications technology firm. The investment keeps us at the forefront of technology and facilitates our reach around the world.

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Our Presence Around The World!

10 Million+
Premium Subscribers

9000+
Devices

130+
Brands

40+
Content Languages

22
Countries

450+
Employees

270+
Content Partners

25+
Genres

1 Billion+
Minutes of Content Consumed