Harish Goyal

Zee TV Africa

Speaker: Africa: Next-Gen Pay-TV and the role of Sports in OTT Adoption

Under the leadership and vision of Harish Goyal, Zee has become the number one destination
for Bollywood on the African continent. He oversees 12 channels offered across Africa and the Indian
Ocean Islands, reaching 50 countries with 50 million viewers across the territory. Goyal has
been instrumental in taking the magic of Bollywood to the next level with the successful launches
of Zee World, Zee Bollymovies, Zee Magic, Zee Bollynova and WION. Zee World, launched
three years ago, bridges the gap between audiences in Africa and was the world’s first English
dubbed Indian content general entertainment channel, created especially for mainstream
audiences in Africa.
Goyal, based at Zee’s head office in Johannesburg, leads with 20 years of experience,
business acumen and cross-cultural exposure. He has managed businesses across 60
countries and has created success stories in varied sectors like telecom, infrastructure,
consumer durables, electronics and now notably, in the television space.