Manoj Abraham Mathew


Territory Head (Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey) | Zee Network

Manoj A Mathew is the Territory Head at Zee Network (MENAPT). In his current role he leads the product, distribution and revenues of over a dozen pay channels in the region and 2 FTA Arabic channels. In the MENA region Zee Network operates linear TV channels, 2 OTT platforms Weyyak and Zee5, film distribution and co-production business. He has over 22 years’ experience in the content, media, technology, marketing and advertising business of which 18 are in international markets which include Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Manoj was also one of the main architects for the launch of the Zee Network’s Arabic initiative with its movie channel Zee Aflam; its general entertainment channel Zee Alwan; its Arabic language content production and of its radio business in the UAE. He enjoys being responsible for both product and revenue side of the business, fusing content & technology, launching new products and making them commercially successful. Extensive knowledge and experience in content creation, sales, digital, distribution, and licensing. A start up specialist, he has extensive experience in project and investment appraisal, new investments, alliances, partnerships and restructuring. He constantly endeavors to fuse holistic business processes with the bottom line. Passionate about philosophy, movies and everything whisky especially single malts. Apart from being on the jury of various content; marketing and food awards in the region, he is also an avid traveler, food & beverage critique.