Rohit Agarwal is CNN's Chief Product Officer. He is responsible for CNN Digital's global product and design operations across CNN's owned and operated and third party platforms, including mobile, web, data, video, connected TVs and emerging platforms.
Prior to joining CNN, Agarwal served in executive roles at HSBC, one of the world's leading financial institutions; Trustpilot, a leading SAAS consumer reviews startup out of Denmark; Last.fm, a pioneer in data discovery, recommendation and on demand music streaming; AOL/HuffPost; and Akamai, a leading global CDN. Within that time, Agarwal also had the fortune to launch and exit his own venture - a mobile app development company.
Agarwal is a seasoned leader who has experience in building teams of passionate people working together to design, build, and run experiences that delight consumers and help grow dynamic businesses. He specializes in the intersection of consumers, media, and technology and how that will transform the many new ways we are entertained, informed, and educated.
Agarwal attended the College of William and Mary, and currently works and resides in Atlanta, GA.