Dear Family and Friends, I’m moving into an exciting new job at News Corp, the parent company of my current employer, The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones. Below are the announcements from Matt Murray, Editor-In-Chief of The Wall Street Journal & Dow Jones Newswires; and from Ramin Beheshti, Group Chief Product & Technology Officer… Continue reading My New Job at News Corp (Parent Company of The Wall Street Journal)
Check out the blog post by Very, the product development partner I worked with in my previous job at Thrive Global to design, build and launch multiple Mobile, Web, and Voice-controlled products from ideation to go live in 12 weeks!
Thrive Global was created to end the stress epidemic. Founded by Arianna Huffington, the comprehensive platform tackles burnout — a widespread barrier to productivity and success. By delivering sustainable, science-based solutions, Thrive Global enhances wellbeing and performance, so that people can move from surviving to thriving.
Luke Vnenchak shared this recommendation for Rajiv on August 26, 2016 via LinkedIn: One thing that stood out in working with Rajiv was his ability to mentor and coach people at all levels. He does not overlook the people side of things and took great care in developing the careers of those working for him.… Continue reading Luke Vnenchak, VP of Engineering at BuzzFeed
Denise Warren shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Aug 5, 2016 via LinkedIn: It is with strong conviction that I recommend Rajiv Pant. During our work together over four years at the New York Times, his exemplary leadership skills directly contributed to the success of dozens of major initiatives. Rajiv and the teams he built… Continue reading Denise Warren, Executive Vice President, The New York Times
Malu Menezes shared this recommendation for Rajiv on June 24, 2016 via LinkedIn: I worked with Rajiv at the New York Times while he was VP of Engineering and then CTO. I was really impressed with his accomplishments during this period – brought with him key executives and placed them in the right positions to… Continue reading Malu Menezes, Executive Director of Technology, The New York Times
Joe Adamo shared this recommendation for Rajiv on June 23, 2016 via LinkedIn: I was fortunate enough to work with Rajiv for the past year. He’s a highly intelligent individual, an inspiring leader, and a brilliant technologist. He’s able to understand and provide recommendations on correcting complex technical & organizational issues quickly. He was a… Continue reading Joe Adamo, VP, Digital Technology at Tribune Publishing Company
Megan Garvey shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Jun 15, 2016 via LinkedIn: Rajiv is a sharp manager who does his homework before making decisions. He was able to assess a complicated technological infrastructure and get things changed for the better quickly. He listened, acted and brought in top-notch engineers to help us, cutting through… Continue reading Megan Garvey, Deputy Managing Editor at Los Angeles Times
Paul Smurl shared this recommendation for Rajiv on May 31, 2016 via LinkedIn: I worked with Rajiv at The New York Times for five years and then recruited him away to join a start-up as CTO and Chief Product Officer. He is a student of the latest technologies, a master of group dynamics and motivation,… Continue reading Paul Smurl, COO & President at Some Spider LLC
Joe Simon shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Apr 23, 2016 via LinkedIn: Rajiv has deep technical expertise and has continued to build his skills and remains hands on even as he’s progressed in his career. Has a good understanding of software engineering and has the ability to both architect as well as operate the… Continue reading Joe Simon, Chief Operating Officer at Encompass Digital Media, Inc.
Rajit Gulati shared this recommendation for Rajiv on Apr 15, 2016 via LinkedIn: I was reporting to Rajiv at COXnet and developed deep admiration for him ever since. He is the type of executive who ensures that the team gets all the credit for successes under his leadership and takes it upon himself to advance… Continue reading Rajit Gulati, Vice President, Enterprise Products Engineering at BlackBerry