Neeraj Khemlani is an experienced media executive and investor operating at the intersection of digital, media and technology. He oversees Hearst’s investments in entertainment companies, from cable networks like ESPN and the A+E Networks (A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, VICELAND and its investment in VICE Media); digital video entertainment companies, including co-investments with Verizon in AwesomenessTV and Complex Networks; cable television and digital video production through NorthSouth Productions; subscription video on demand services for emerging markets through iflix; streaming music publishing and platform services through Kobalt Music, and comics syndication and character licensing through King Features. He serves on the boards of A+E Networks, North South, AwesomenessTV, Complex Networks, iflix, Kobalt Music and is a senior vice president and member of the board of directors of Hearst. Khemlani’s diverse background across journalism (he began his career in network news, producing stories for the late Peter Jennings at ABC News and then Dan Rather, the late Bob Simon, Steve Kroft and other correspondents at 60 Minutes) and digital technologies (prior to Hearst, Khemlani was vice president and general manager of Yahoo! News & Information as well as head of Yahoo! Originals) has molded Khemlani into one of the savviest and most forward-looking pioneers in media.