Shashi Shekhar

Shashi Shekhar has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Rajesh Jain-backed online media company Niti Digital, elevated from his role as Chief Digital Officer of the company.

Shekhar takes over from erstwhile CEO Veerchand Bothra. It’s worth noting that Bothra is also the chief strategy officer (CSO) of Rajesh Jain’s Netcore Solutions. Update: Veerchand Bothra has informed he will continue in his role as the CSO of Netcore Solutions.

Shekhar had joined Niti Digital as Chief Digital Officer in mid-2013. Prior to this, he was working as the product strategy head at Infosys. Shekhar has around 18 years of experience in the Information Technology Industry.

Founded in 2012, Niti Digital currently operates various digital platforms like the online news publication Niti Central, an elections data site, an online radio which offers news and views on Indian politics called NWR Live and a volunteering platform India272+.

It also provides digital services and consulting for organizations within the socio-political domain. This includes digital presence management (web & social media) for key political personalities and data & analytics based citizen engagement services for candidates & campaigns.