Mr. Sivakumar Sundaram

Mr. Sundaram is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as well as Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has been with the Times of India group for over 20 years and has diversified experience in the areas of Finance, M & A, marketing & selling and business development.

In the initial part of his tenure spanning 15 years in the finance department, Mr Sundaram has handled various aspects of the finance function including MIS, taxation etc. During the finance tenure he has played a pivotal role in the various forays of the group which include businesses such as Times Bank, Times Internet Limited, the radio broadcasting business, the magazine business JV with BBC etc.

In early 2005, Mr Sundaram moved to a business role and set up the latest innovation from the Times group stable Times Private Treaties which he currently heading as the CEO. He has been instrumental in establishing Times Private Treaties as the fast growing business of the Times group which currently contributes 15% of the topline of each of the media vertical of the Times group. He also works very closely with Mr Samir Jain in ideating, incubating and implementing ideas for the BCCL groups media business