Raju Narisetti is Senior Vice President, Strategy, for News Corp. He is primarily involved in new ventures and acquisitions that help drive digital growth and ongoing reshaping of News Corp., through new companies or by expanding existing operating units.
Mr Narisetti directly oversees News Corp’s India businesses, which include a significant stake in PropTiger.com, a digital real-estate business; The VCCircle Network, India’s oldest and largest startup/private equity/venture capital focused information, data, events and training company; and BigDecisions.com, a startup that demystifies personal financial decision-making. He Chairs the Board of Singapore-based Elara Corp., which owns PropTiger, and also NWS Digital Asia Pte Ltd., the News Corp Asia investment vehicle.
Previously, Mr. Narisetti served as a Deputy Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal and Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network. In this role, he headed editorial teams and content strategy for WSJ.com, MarketWatch.com, WSJ Live video platforms, and Wall Street Journal and MarketWatch Radio Networks.
Mr. Narisetti also served as Managing Editor of Washington Post Co. 2009-2011, overseeing digital content, news products and new businesses, as well as its editing, design, photo, video, engagement and social media teams. Teams he oversaw won three Pulitzer Prizes during his tenure.
Prior to joining the Post, Mr. Narisetti served as Founder/Editor of India's Mint newspaper, which is now India's second-largest business newspaper, by circulation.
During his previous journalism tenure with WSJ, starting as a Summer Intern in 1991, Mr. Narisetti held multiple roles, eventually becoming Editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe in 2006, where he led the re-launch of the European and Asian multi-platform editions of the Journal. He began his journalism career at The Economic Times in New Delhi, India, and later worked as a Staff Writer at The Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio.
Mr Narisetti was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007, where is on the Alumni governance board. He is a trustee of the International Institute of Education (IIE), which administers the Fulbright fellowships and the Scholar Rescue Fund, and a Vice Chairman on the board of ICFJ.org, the International Center for Journalists.
Mr. Narisetti holds a BA degree from Osmania University in Hyderabad and an MBA from the Institute of Rural Management in Anand; a Post Graduate diploma from The Times School of Journalism in New Delhi; and an MA in Journalism from Indiana University.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his author wife Kim Narisetti and two daughters Leila and Zola.
He is often found @raju.