Times Internet has announced the appointment of Rishi Jaitly as CEO of Times Global Partners. Times Global Partners has created strategic partnerships with firms like Uber, Airbnb, Coursera, Vice and Huffington Post among others. Jaitly moves from Twitter where he was VP of media for Asia Pacific.
Jaitly said,"My mission has always been to harness the power of technology and media to ensure we fully realise the untapped potential of people, communities and markets. Joining Bennett Coleman as CEO of Times Global Partners advances my mission and the work of building bridges to and within India. Expanding on the success Times Global Partners has already enjoyed, I'm looking forward to building a global business that creates value for The Times Group and global business partners who share in our excitement for the India opportunity."
Satyan Gajwani, vice chairman, Times Internet, said, "We are thrilled to welcome Rishi to the Times Group. In the last decade, under Rishi’s leadership, both Twitter and Google have successfully entered the Indian market, immersing themselves in every segment of the country’s business, media and digital landscapes. With Times’ resources and Rishi’s global perspective, capabilities and proven ability to lead, we are well positioned to enable the success of global companies in India and scale our business by orders of magnitude. For our current partners, and those to come, the India opportunity remains unmatched and we are pleased that Times Global Partners has become the bridge of choice into and within India."
Jaitly's career also includes a stint with Google. He has also worked with Knight Foundation, Michigan Corps and College Summit.