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Christina Komporlis is the Chief Enterprise Membership Officer at Dow Jones, responsible for the strategy, sales and growth of our suite of professional products including the WSJ CEO Council and WSJ Pro. She also drives the suite of professional products including WSJ Pro, CEO Council, and corporate subscription sales. She also manages event audience marketing and ticket sales. With experience marketing and selling subscriptions across B2C and B2B, she specializes in transforming organizations to create high performing teams that accelerate growth. She helped lead the Journal through the ongoing transformation from subscription to membership, and to drive a new dynamic paywall model that revolutionized how the media industry sells subscriptions digitally. Christina is a member of Chief, a recurring judge of the DMA Echo Awards and has worked in the News Corp family for almost 20 years.
Mr. Rahul Shivshankar, Editorial Director Times Network and Editor-in-Chief of Times Now, has been an acclaimed personality in the Media industry for more than 25 years. India Upfront, the primetime show anchored by Shivshankar bagged gold at the 13th ENBA Awards for the Best Primetime Show (English). It airs daily at 8 pm on the Times Now channel.
He has served as Editor-in-Chief at NewsX, Executive Editor at Headlines Today (TV Today Network) and as Senior Editor of Times Now, previously. He has also worked for the editorial of The Times of India.
He also anchors four other shows, including The Breaking News Show and Live Report, and the one-hour weekend show Confront, which invites two panellists to debate on social and political topics concerning state issues, elections and the economy, and more.
We invite students and professionals alike to grab this opportunity to interact with Mr. Rahul Shivshankar!
Raj Kamal Jha is Chief Editor of The Indian Express which has won the Vienna-based International Press Institute’s India Award for Excellence in Journalism five times. As a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, the newspaper, investigated The Panama Papers to reveal suspicious Indian accounts in global tax havens. Following the revelations, more than $2 bn has been recovered by the Government of India in evaded taxes. The Consortium won the Pulitzer Prize for the investigation.
For achievement in investigative journalism, Jha was awarded Journalist of The Year by the Mumbai Press Club in 2017. A mechanical engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and University of Southern California, Raj is also the author of five novels; his most recent, The City and The Sea, based on the 2012 rape and murder in New Delhi, won the Tata Literature Live Book of the Year (Fiction) in 2019 and the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2020. Raj has been a visiting professor of journalism at University of California, Berkeley.
Connie Guglielmo (she/her/hers) is editor in chief of CNET, where she oversees a global team of award-winning reporters, editors and photographers covering the ideas, products, companies, people & issues driving change in our fast-paced world. As a reporter and editor, she's worked in and around Silicon Valley for MacWeek, Wired, Upside, Interactive Week, Bloomberg News and Forbes.
Praveen has over 9 years of experience in product management. Prior to The Ken, he was the Director of Product at InMobi. He holds an MBA from IIM, Bengaluru and an engineering degree in Electronics & Communications from NIT, Tiruchirappalli.