Shashi Shekar Vempati has been appointed as the CEO of Prasar Bharati on the recommendation of the three-member committee headed by the Vice-President, and consisting of the Chairman, Press Council of India, and the President’s nominee.

Vempati has been a part-time member of the Prasar Bharati board since February 2016.

An alumnus of IIT-Bombay, Vempati has over two decades of experience as a technocrat, said a goverment release on Friday.

He has also worked with Infosys for more than a decade as product strategist and digital innovator in the US.