Mumbai, 24th October, 2017: SHAREit, India’s leading social content sharing platform gets a face (appoints a new lead) for the India business, appoints Jason Wang as the Managing Director, India and Vice President for Emerging Market. With over one billion users globally of which 30% are from India, SHAREit aims to sharpen its focus on local consumers, attain more user base in India and build into an infrastructure company.
Jason Wang started as a journalist and worked with media industry for over 10 years. From being a reporter for International news division, he later on went to become the chief correspondent for South Asia. During this time he effectively led a team across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives. Thereafter, he was the Editor-in- Chief of Digital publications in Southeast Asia as well as the Director for Overseas Social Media Management. After 10 years of journalism, Jason took up a new role in business and marketing and became the Founder of a startup in 2015. . He also guided dozens of Indian start-ups and provided seed funding to some of them to help them grow with a deep insights view. Jason joined SHAREit in August 2017. He has spent over nine years in India and understands the Indian consumer psychology well.
Talking about his vision Mr. Jason Wang, Vice President for Emerging Market, Managing Director – India, SHAREit said, “India has a huge potential to grow as the smartphone penetration is ever increasing and people have access to unlimited information. India also has a huge diversity to offer which poses a great opportunity for SHAREit to further customize and localize their product for the consumers. It currently has over 300million downloads in India which is almost equal to the cyber population of the country. We have also observed that Indian users mostly prefer sharing video content, music and less apps and games. We at SHAREit aim to enable the local consumers through partnership with local partners.”
India is currently under the digitization phase where in the adoption rate of technology is exponential. SHAREit realizes this and has embarked upon a strategic move of making information more accessible to tier 2 and tier 3 areas. SHAREit is one of the only apps that has crossed 300million downloads in a short span. It aims at being the most preferred platform for content sharing and information acquisition among internet users in India.
SHAREit Information Technology Co., Ltd. is dedicated to Mobile Internet Application Development. SHAREit is the core product which main function is to transfer files among different platforms without any data charges. SHAREit has grown to be the most valuable social content-integrated distribution platform in the emerging market. It also provides user-oriented integrated entertainment ecosystem, making an important effect in the fields of music, video, picture, application etc.
About Jason Wang
Managing Director – SHAREit India & Vice President – Emerging Markets, SHAREit Information Technology Limited
Jason Wang is the Managing Director for SHAREit India and Vice President for Emerging Markets, SHAREit. His vision is to make SHAREit the most downloadable app globally.
Jason has got rich experience and deep understanding into Indian market since he spent his career here in India since year 2009. Prior to joining SHAREit, he also essayed the role of CEO with ZDream Ventures and played a pivotal part in business strategy and built the company from 0 to the most influential institution to connect the Sino-Indo tech world by market researches and industrial events. At the same while, he also guided dozens of Indian start-ups and provide seed funding to some of them to help them grow with a deep insights view from China. He believes China Jugaad plus Indian Innovation could equal to something amazing in the tech industry. Prior to ZDream, Jason co-founded “GI Gadgets” at Bay Area, which has grown to one of the top consuming tech media and futuristic lifestyle portal in U.S..
Before moving into a business and marketing role, Jason Wang has had a decade long stint with Journalism. He started his career with China Radio International (CRI) and worked with them for over 10 years. He started as a reporter for International news division with CRI and later went on to become the chief correspondent for South Asia. He effectively led a team across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives. Thereafter, he was the Editor-in- Chief of Digital publications in Southeast Asia as well as the Director for Overseas Social Media Management.
Jason Wang has completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from China. He is passionate about traveling and exploring the social and cultural diversities from different corners of world. In his free time, he has travelled to most of Indian states from Himalayan Mountains to Andaman Seas to feel the pulse of this ancient nation.