Who We Are

Vuclip, a PCCW Media Company, is one of the pioneers of the video streaming domain and a widely-trusted video-on-demand service provider, with a global footprint across more than 22 countries. Borne of innovation, we intend to become one of the world’s most recognized MediaTech giants.

Driven by the strength and wisdom of PCCW, a company that is creating global connections across 3,000 cities worldwide, Vuclip aims to transcend physical borders, technological barriers and cultural boundaries, to emerge as a versatile media hub that unifies the world as one limitless oyster of unceasing entertainment.

Leadership Team

  • Arun Prakash

    CEO & President
    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 YouSendIt - 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.
  • Apurva Desai

    Chief Financial Officer
    Apurva 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.
    Joan Avina
  • Salman Hussain

    Chief Revenue Officer
    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 17 years of experience in the mobile media space to Vuclip. He has previously worked for Verisign, Al Ebda IT, and Electronics for Imaging.
    Salman Hussain
  • Satheesh Kumar

    Chief Product Officer
    Satheesh leads and manages Vuclip’s product strategy and operations. With over 22 years of experience working with both ISV and OPD companies, he brings with him hands-on operational expertise and the creativity, vision, and out-of-the-box thought process needed for Vuclip’s continued expansion and innovation. Previously Satheesh was with Symphony Teleca Corp., a global software services company where he played several roles such as SVP Global Solutions & Support, CTO, COO, and GM of Analytics Division for more than 12 years from inception to its eventual acquisition by Harman International. Prior to Symphony Teleca, he worked in top tech companies such as i2 Technologies, Aspect Development, Accordia, and IBM. Satheesh holds a Masters in Computer Science from Cochin University of Science and Technology and is based in San Francisco, California.
    Satheesh Kumar
  • Vinayak Pai

    Chief of Staff - Vuclip
    As Chief of Staff, Vinayak takes care of projects of strategic importance to Vuclip and works in close partnership with the President’s office and the Country Heads to achieve key business objectives. Vinayak has during his tenure with Vuclip led multiple teams including Finance, Human Resources and Legal as well as contributed to building strong teams and processes. A Chartered Accountant by profession Vinayak has held senior positions with large organisations like Maersk Line, Reliance Entertainment and Yahoo
  • Lavina Tauro

    Head Corporate Marketing Vuclip & Country Manager - Viu Myanmar
    Lavina Tauro is the Head of Corporate Marketing at Vuclip and also Country Manager for Viu Myanmar. She is a dedicated business professional with 18 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. Her experience ranges in roles across content, creative, programming, product syndication, marketing and business management. She is a core member in leading, building and setting up an OTT business from scratch in Myanmar for Viu which is a part of the Hong Kong based PCCW Media Group and Vuclip.
  • Abe Shady Aboul Naga

    General Manager, Middle East
    Naga, who comes with over 17 years of experience in broadcasting, as well as digital and online content, is responsible for the growth strategy of Viu, the leading OTT service by Vuclip and PCCW Media, in the Middle East. In his role, Abe will oversee Viu’s operations as well as implement expansion plans across the region. Before joining Viu, Abe was the Director of Digital at MBC group, the leading free-to-air broadcaster in the Middle East and North Africa. During his 10 year at MBC he was responsible for driving the groups digital content & business strategy resulting in numerous product roll outs, most notably SHAHID the first over the top premium VoD service in the MENA region and more recently GOBOZ the first kids-only VoD service. He started his career in the Egyptian digital media & advertising space at Connect-Ads and later moved to its parent company LINKdotNET holdings. Abe holds a MSc. in Information Technology focused on Human Computer Interaction (HCI) from the University of Nottingham.
    Abe Shady Aboul Naga
  • Kingsley Warner

    General Manager - Viu Malaysia
    His role is to oversee the overall operations and strategic direction of Viu brand, driving consumer adoption, engagement and commercialisation through various strategic partnership, marketing channels and advertisers. Prior to joining Viu, he previously worked under Fox Sports as a Commercial Head Digital and other senior Newscorp roles at News Digital Media and Foxtel in Sydney, Australia before moving onto working in Malaysia as a media executive with the Astro Malaysia Group.
  • Varun Mehta

    Country Manager - Viu Indonesia
    Varun is the Country Head for Viu in Indonesia. Viu has firmly entrenched itself as the dominant OTT platform for Asian entertainment and Varun leads Indonesia with a vision of making Viu the home for high quality content creators and high quality content consumers. He is passionately involved in the creation of the best Indonesian series and movies collaborating with the top directors and production houses in Indonesia. Over the last 18 years, he has successfully set up consumer businesses in APAC and SAARC markets for video products and services, and has been a speaker & panelist at various D2C conferences across Asia.
  • Vishal Maheshwari

    Country Head - Viu India
    Vishal is currently India Head for the premium OTT platform Viu by Vuclip, a PCCW Media company and brings with him over fifteen years of leadership experience in the telecom and mobile internet space with organizations such as Yahoo! India and BPL Mobile, and ten years of product and brand management experience at Parle and Warner-Lambert.

A premium OTT Video-on-Demand service with patented DATTM technology for a no-buffer viewing experience.

Seamless Viewing

High quality, popular, regional video content in various languages for consumers from different regions.

Compatible with One & All

Via www.viu.com., enjoy videos from any computer / tablets. (Not to forget, there are perks hidden!)

Uninterrupted Access

Stream the videos directly or save them to watch later, enjoy uninterrupted service even when you’re on the move!

Let's Connect

We love to connect, make new associations, build new meaning and make wonderful stories happen. Whether you are a creator looking for a new stage to excel on, a content partner looking to make new inroads in the dynamic OTT entertainment world, or an entity looking to collaborate with us, we would love hearing from you. Together, we can do so much more!

Quick Facts

Apart from fostering path-breaking technology to enrich and promote regional content, at Vuclip, we have broken quite a few records too.

36

Million Monthly Active Users

2.9

Billion Video views within 2019 H1

80

Originals titles announced in 2019

17

Markets