Ajit Mohan is the CEO of Hotstar, India’s largest premium streaming platform. Under his leadership, Hotstar, launched in 2015 as a platform offering drama, movies and sports on demand, raced to become one of the fastest adopted new apps in the world.
Prior to Star, Ajit spent five years at McKinsey & Company, first in New York in its media practice, and later in India as a Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute, where he co-authored India's Urban Awakening, a 2010 report outlining a policy approach to India's rapid urbanization. Between 2011 and 2012, he was a columnist for Wall Street Journal's India Real Time.
He holds an MA in Economics and International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and BASc in Computer Engineering from NTU in Singapore.