Raju Narisetti

CEO, Gizmodo Media Group

Raju Narisetti is the CEO of Gizmodo Media Group, which includes Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Jezebel, Deadspin, Lifehacker and Kotaku. Narisetti was previously the senior vice president of strategy at News Corp, which owns The Wall Street Journal. During his tenure at News Corp, he oversaw digital projects and guided the ongoing transformation of 10 operating companies. Before that, he led WSJ.com to record digital audiences while proposing the structure for News Corp.’s WSJ-Dow Jones newsroom transformation. He launched News Corp’s first digital product—BallBall, a mobile-centric sports offering in Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam, and spearheaded the company’s first acquisition, of Storyful, the social media news agency.

Narisetti’s WSJ tenure was preceded by three years at The Washington Post, where he led the efforts to combine its print and digital news companies into an integrated operation. He also served as founder and editor of Indian business newspaper Mint.

Poynter teaching event: Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, Mar. 19-24.