Kawaljit Singh Bedi, who was part of the team that founded NDTV.com, has been named chief technology officer at NDTV Convergence, the digital media arm of broadcaster NDTV Ltd. Bedi was software architect at NDTV Labs prior to this. Former CTO Gagan Sharma has been redesignated as senior technology analyst.
“Kanwaljit was part of the founding team of NDTV.com along with me, and brings tremendous domain knowledge and creative skills to the table,” said Vikram Chandra, CEO, NDTV Networks Plc., of which Convergence is a part. With Convergence CEO Sanjay Trehan set to move out on 15 May, the company will start looking for a replacement soon. Currently, Chandra is acting as the CEO for this division in addition to his existing roles, including those of an anchor and newscaster.