Network 18 has announced the appointment of Hatim Kantawalla as Technology Editor . Kantawalla has about a decade’s editorial experience with Indian and Middle East technical publications . Kantawalla was deputy head, test centre for Chip, Network Computing and CRN at Jasubhai Digital Media, India. He has also been responsible for overall technological direction and management of the IT Infrastructure of the companies he has worked with.
Hatim Kantawalla was associate publisher of PC Magazine and was responsible for the business unit’s P&L in Dubai, UAE. He has previously worked in the capacity of editor-in-chief for magazines like PC Magazine M&NE, ARN and Playstation Magazine.
Hatim Kantawalla said, “The technology media space is vibrant as ever, and I am excited to be part of a team that has made significant strides over the past few years in print, online and television.”
In this new role, Kantawalla will be in-charge of the editorial operations of Network18’s tech media brands – Chip, a monthly magazine licensed from Hubert Burda, Germany and published by Infomedia18; T3, a monthly magazine licensed from Future Publishing, UK and published by Infomedia18, tech2.com and biztech2.com.
Senthil Chengalvarayan, president and group editorial director, TV18 Business Media, said, “Technology is a key focus area for us and we need only the best to lead us in it. Consequently, we are happy to welcome Hatim into the network who has the right pedigree to take our technology content to take the next level.”