NDTV's K Yegneshwara Iyer joins Times Network as VP & head technology

MUMBAI: NDTV chief information officer K Yegneshwara Iyer has joined Times Network as vice president & head of technology. 


A source close to the development informs, "He will work closely with the business and leadership teams to ensure that the Network is at the cutting edge of technology."


According to the source, while Iyer will report to Times Network MD and CEO M K Anand, the company's Technical and Broadcasting teams will directly report in to Iyer.


Iyer has 27 years of experience and spent the last 18 years at NDTV. Prior to that, he had over nine years of experience in setting up networks and developing business software.


In his long stint at NDTV, he was the software architect as well as a part of the development team that developed arguably India’s fastest election results platform. He is a co-applicant in a patent application for real time graphics on television. He has launched greenfield projects co-ordinating with multiple internal and external teams and business verticals within NDTV, integrated traditional and digital processes between TV, Internet and mobiles, conceptualised and delivered innovative technical processes in news broadcast television, developed mobile apps and mobile app back-end architecture.


Iyer has done his BA from Delhi University and has done CISA and CISM from ISACA. 

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