Rishi Khiani moves to Times Internet as CEO

Rishi Khiani, CEO, Web18 has moved to Times Internet Limited (TIL) as CEO. His last day at Web18 was July 31. Web18 is the Internet arm of Network18. Khiani has joined TIL’s Gurgaon office yesterday. The position of CEO at Times Internet was vacant since Dinesh Wadhawan, the erstwhile MD and CEO, quit in March.

Confirming his appointment, Khiani stated that he would report to Vineet Jain, chairman of TIL and MD of Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd.

Thirty-four-year-old Khiani has more than 11 years of experience in the Internet domain. In 1998, he started a creative shop called Urban Eye, which later became a Web design and technology company and was acquired by Network18 in 2006.

Khiani said, “At Web18, I was in charge of content of all the verticals and my mandate was to conceptualise and build the various portals.”

His team was responsible for the technological development, business planning and design of the front- end of various portals, such as In.com, Josh18.com, Buzz18.com, Tech2.com and Indiwo.com. He spent around three years with Network18.

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