Madhav Chinnappa

Director of Strategic Relations for News and Publishers, Google

Madhav Chinnappa is Google's Director of Strategic Relations for News and Publishers, working on the collaboration and partnership between Google and the news ecosystem. Chinnappa launched the Digital News Initiative, which is the overarching framework for how Google engages with the European news industry. Before joining Google in 2010 he has worked in the news industry since 1994, first with the Associated Press Television (APTV) and lastly he spent almost a decade at BBC News, most recently as Head of Development and Rights.