Technorati Media names Rohan Chandran as SVP of Product

Technorati Media names Rohan Chandran as SVP of Product

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Technorati Media welcomes digital media veteran Rohan Chandran as Sr. Vice President of Product, where he will guide the vision and strategy for the company’s entire roster of offerings.

Chandran will be tasked with innovating new solutions that build on Technorati Media’s foothold in the Influencer media space. Chandran’s background in growing startups and revitalizing established companies makes him an ideal fit for Technorati Media’s goals.

“Rohan is a crucial addition to our management team, as we strive to not only optimize our current line of products but also bring to market solutions that break new ground in the world of influence,” Technorati Media CEO Shani Higgins said. “His proven ability to conceptualize and innovate with an end-user focus while empowering the product and dev teams is vital to shaping the next generation of Technorati Media products.”

Chandran’s range includes being an advertising product lead for Yahoo! to being CEO for video content startup Collient. He also led engineering and product teams at Infonox and Experian Interative. Most recently, he was at YP where he led strategy and development for consumer products.

Chandran holds undergraduate degrees in economics and computer science as well as a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University, where as a freshman he was co-founder of CricInfo, a leading sports site that was eventually acquired by ESPN.

About Technorati Media

Technorati Media is an integrated online media company with an ad network, several owned web properties, and an ad technology platform. Launched in June 2008, Technorati Media’s ad network has quickly grown into one of the largest social media ad networks (over 1,000 blogs, niche sites and distributed content), boasting an audience of more than 115 million unique visitors per month. In March 2013, comScore ranked Technorati Media as the tenth largest social media property and the fifth largest blog property in the US., the flagship site, is the world’s first and largest blog search engine and a robust community blogging platform. is a journalism 3.0 site with a community of over 3,500 authors who have published over 100,000 articles using the site’s proprietary publishing platform.

John spent 10 years in print and broadcast news media before coming to Technorati, where he served as the website's publisher during his tenure with the company. Follow him on Twitter @swartzdesk.