Now he will oversee the team at Hotstar to build mobile solutions for the app and is helping to innovate content discovery, quality of video playbacks as well as build native advertising platforms for the app.
He is replacing Ajit Mohan who has now joined Facebook as vice president and MD, India. He was hired by Star in July 2015 as part of its efforts to scale up Hotstar.
Narang was earlier VP and head of product at Whipclip. Before that, he had a five-year stint at Hulu as director and head of product management. His 20+ years of experience includes stints at Kodak, Amazon, and Xerox.