Sanjay Trehan, who had recently quit NDTV Convergence as CEO, is believed to have decided on destination next. Various speculation have been doing the rounds, including Times Internet Ltd, but information available with exchange4media.com indicated that Trehan is headed to Microsoft Corporation, where he would be heading the portal MSN and would be reporting to Microsoft MD Hemant Sachdev.
Neither Microsoft officials nor Trehan could be contacted at the time of filing this report.
exchange4media readers would recall that Trehan had joined NDTV Convergence in March 2007 and was the founding CEO of NDTV Convergence. From about a 15-member department, he is credited to have built NDTV Convergence into a unit of over 100 professionals, each of whom have been known names in the digital space. Prior to NDTV, he was with Indiatimes as its Vice President, Broadband and Web2.0. Before that, he was the Chief of Internet with HT Media, where he is credited with many firsts.
At NDTV Convergence, Trehan has steered the launches of many initiatives, including the first Indian full service WAP portal, NDTV Active. He was instrumental in incubating the video aggregator Tubaah.com and the video-based Hindi portal Ndtvkhabar.com, besides a slew of channel portals.
Sanjay Trehan quits NDTV Convergence