Winradit Kolasastraseni

Winradit Kolasastraseni

Winradit Kolasastraseni

General Manager, Dplay International | Discovery Inc.

Win is a global tech and digital media executive with extensive experience building and operating highly scaled, global online businesses. He is passionate about the intersection of media and technology and how that will transform entertainment, education and communities. Win is a resultsoriented leader with a strong track record of success spanning tech, corporate, telecommunications and startup environments. He is the General Manager of one of Discovery’s global Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) product suite which is available in 10 major markets such as the Nordics, Italy, Spain, UK, Japan with further intentions to expand across Europe & key Asia Pacific markets in 2020. Win is responsible for the overall P&L, product/technology & market development together with the senior leadership team members across the Discovery International footprint to drive digital transformation of the core business into an array of multi-facet monetization models. Win also sits in the senior leadership team, and regularly interacts with the entire executive management members & board. Win spearheads the strategic evolution of Discovery’s product and business portfolio into the nonlinear world, with the objective of (1) assisting Discovery’s market clusters build strong cross-platform audiences/communities; (2) leading the development of a robust monetisation capability in the form of industry-leading big data and analytics; and (3) to partner with Corporate Development on nonlinear greenfield builds or acquisitions. To build a shared innovation centre that comprises new product development, digital product incubation and big data. The company’s product migration from linear channels to include VOD services (including OTT), catch up services, social media products and mobile apps; these products can be extensions from the current networks or fully stand-alone businesses. To infuse the organisation with an insider outlook in digital and drive a strong data/metrics culture. To inspire, mentor and grow innovation-related talent across the company. Before joining Discovery in 2016, Win was the CEO & founder of two successful media companies and as Director of Sales at Microsoft. He is a graduate of Assumption University in Bangkok and now spends his time between Bangkok and London with his wife and son.