Shashi Shekar Vempati was on 2 June 2017 appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati. He will have a tenure of five years from the date of assumption of office.
He was appointed on the recommendation of the three member committee headed by Vice President M Hamid Ansari.
Vempati is currently serving as a Part Time Member of the Prasar Bharati Board.
About Shashi Shekar Vempati
• An alumnus of IIT Bombay, Vempati has over two decades of experience as a technocrat with specialization in areas of corporate management, technology consulting and digital media.
• He served in tech giant Infosys for more than 10 years as a Product Strategist and Digital Innovator in North America.
• He holds two patents in his name: Real Time Business Event Monitoring, Tracking and Execution Architecture and System; and Method for Monitoring and Management of Inventory of Products and Assets in Real Time.
• He has also authored many books namely Broadcasting Technologies in India, National Digital Security Architecture in India, Creating a Global Media Platform out of India among others.