James Murdoch, Uday Shankar Partner on Emerging Market Media Venture

James Murdoch, Uday Shankar Partner on Emerging Market Media Venture

The duo, who worked together for years building Star into a dominant pay-TV and streaming player in the Asia Pacific, say they are reuniting to explore technology and media opportunities in the region. James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, the former CEO of Star India and president of Disney in Asia Pacific, said Thursday that they are partnering to form a new venture that will explore technology and media opportunities in emerging markets. Murdoch, who no longer holds a role in his family's media empire, is teaming up with Shankar via Lupa Systems, the New York and Mumbai-based investment firm he …
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