Articles about Ajit Mohan

Ajit Mohan is the Vice President of Facebook India, as of 2021 and also handles Facebook Strategy for India, communication and sales. He took over his position at Facebook in 2019. In the past, he has served as the CEO of Hotstar, an online streaming platform owned by Star India. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Wharton College, University of Pennsylvania. He began his career as a consultant with the management consulting firm, Arthur D Little. In 2005, he joined the New York office of Mckinsey and Co. as a consultant where he worked with various media companies across Europe, Latin America, and North America. In 2008 he became a fellow at the Mckinsey Global Institute. He joined the Star India Network in 2012. Some of the key positions held by Mohan over the years at Star India are that of senior Vice President (corporate) and Executive Vice President. In 2015, he was inducted as the head of Hotstar and in 2016 as the president of Hotstar. He also serves as the chairman of IAMAI's Entertainment Sub Committee.

03 Nov 2022

Ajit Mohan quits as Meta India head; may join Snap

Ajit Mohan, who was heading Meta's business in India, has quit the company with immediate effect. His exit came as a surprise to many.

Facebook asked to appear before Delhi panel in riots inquiry

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Facebook India Managing Director Ajit Mohan, seeking to quash summons issued to him by the Peace and Harmony Committee of the Delhi Assembly.

27 Oct 2020

Facebook India policy head Ankhi Das quits after hate-speech row

On Tuesday, Ankhi Das stepped down as the head of Facebook's public policy in India, South Asia, and Central Asia.

23 Sep 2020

Shashi Tharoor
No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

12 Sep 2020

Delhi Police
Delhi panel summons Facebook India's VP over hate speech row

A Delhi Assembly panel has summoned Facebook India Vice President and Managing Director Ajit Mohan amid allegations of inaction against politicians of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over hate speech on the social media platform.

08 Jul 2020

Now, Instagram brings TikTok-like 'Reels' to India

The key to success is making a move at the right time—and Instagram is doing just that.

19 Feb 2020

Indian ed-tech start-up Unacademy raises $110M from Facebook, others

Unacademy, one of the fastest-growing ed-tech start-ups in India, has now been backed by the biggest social media company in the world - Facebook.

25 May 2018

Facebook is looking at media, FMCG honchos as India MD

Facebook is looking for a new India head, and its hunting ground is at high-profile media and FMCG companies.

23 Feb 2018

India's video consumption grows five-fold: Hotstar

According to online video streaming platform Hotstar's first 'India Watch Report 2018,' the video consumption in India has increased by five times in the last 12 months.