Facebook appoints new India communications head

IANS- Facebook on Wednesday announced the appointment of former Cisco executive Bipasha Chakrabarti as its new communications head to lead the social media giant’s growing corporate communications and public relations mandate in India. As part of her new role as Communications Director at Facebook India, Chakrabarti will lead the communications charter for both Facebook and […]

Spotlight on US-India biz at Berkeley Haas conference

The matters discussed included trade wars, IPR, red tape, privacy and innovation Ritu Jha More than 250 people, including academics, executives, entrepreneurs, researchers and students attended the third-US-India Conference, held September 7 at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley, California. The daylong conference built around the theme “A transforming India: tapping growth opportunities” discussed […]

Women to the fore

While recent efforts have improved the situation in tech, a lot still needs to be done, according to the industry   Ritu Jha   “MeToo has changed a lot of things at offices.” That was Shanthi Iyer, vice president, information technology, Cisco discussing the effect of recent efforts to curb sexual harassment in the workplace. She […]