New leadership at Silicon India announced

Bangalore, December 3 2012: :  India's largest professional news and media company,  has announced the appointment of Pradeep Shankar as its CEO and Alok Chaturvedi as COO of the company. Pradeep  succeeds Harvi Sachar, Founder -CEO, who will  now serve as the executive chairman of the company., established in 2008, has a global ranking of No.4 in the IT News & Media category. Pradeep , who was serving as the Editor-in-Chief of SiliconIndia, has been instrumental in setting up an editorial team and steering content strategy for the portal, which has today emerged as the most trusted source for news and information for professionals in India catering to 4.5 million professionals through SiliconIndia's channels-- portal and newsletters.

Alok Chaturvedi the newly appointed COO has been responsible for all operations and online sales since company was launched. Under his leadership, the sales of the organization grew year-on-year revenue by 40 percent contributed by the newly introduced online products. In his role as the COO, he will oversee the operations, finance and sales of all online products.