Misra will support the company’s expanded global presence and oversee the region’s distribution and content sales, consumer products licensing and merchandising and advertising sales. They will work under the title managing director, Asia Pacific.
“The demand for kids programming and consumer products featuring our massively popular digital creator partners continues to skyrocket,” says Chris M. Williams, chief executive officer, pocket.watch. “Their YouTube channels consistently top the global most-watched lists and a huge part of the growth is coming from Asian markets including India and China. We’re thrilled to bring Anshuman to pocket.watch, and his decades of experience in Asia will be invaluable as we expand our content, consumer products and advertising offerings to these new markets.”
Misra previously opened WarnerMedia’s first
“I’m thrilled to open new doors for pocket.watch within the Asia Pacific market, its roster of globally beloved creators and franchises to more kids and families,” says Misra. “Pocket.watch has identified some of the most successful creator-led partnerships that surpass language, culture and prove that global enterprises are possible for digital native talent. This is only the beginning for what we can achieve together in Asia.”
The new Singapore office announcement comes on the heels of pocket.watch’s recent expansion intoEMEA and the UAE.
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