Gurmit Singh is the Founder of DAUWAU Global and the former India VP & Managing Director of Yahoo + AOL.
DAUWAU helps catalyse Digital Transformation of existing businesses - Large and Mid Size. It also mentors startups.
Gurmit has 25 years of work experience of which 10+ years are as CEO / MD, which includes an Online Video Startup as well.
Known for his Leadership in the Internet – Mobile – Video space, he has experience, significant achievements and vast functional knowledge in Advertising Sales, Advertising Technology, Consumer Marketing, User Acquisition, Consumer Sales, Subscriptions and Product Management.
He has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate for his outstanding contribution in the Internet + Media & Entt space.
Gurmit has also been the CEO of Forbes India at Network 18. He successfully led the company to a strong phase of growth and profitability, including its digital property revenue.
He has held leadership roles across Consumer Products, Music & Entertainment and Media sectors, working for companies such as Marico Industries, Sony Music, Hindustan Times, India Today Group and Rajshri Media.
He received his Masters in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) at the University of Delhi. He is also a University Gold Medalist in Mechanical (Production) Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad