Ajay  Vidyasagar (Regional Director, YouTube - Google APAC)

Ajay is the Asia Pacific Regional Director for YouTube at Google based in Singapore. He has worked closely with some of the region’s biggest broadcasters, top creators, Music labels and motion picture companies, helping them partner with YouTube on their digital video strategy. He manages some of the biggest markets for YouTube globally including markets across ASEAN and India. He has been at Google and Youtube for over eight years now. 

Ajay spent over fourteen years at STAR Television in India playing a key leadership role and making tremendous contributions: from leading STAR PLUS, STAR ONE, Channel [V], Star Vijay, Marketing, to its content and new media division. His achievements include Channel [V]’s launch of a youth platform, launch of Star’s Interactive business in India and the launch of STAR network into South India. Ajay also spearheaded the launch of Kaun Banega Crorepati (the Indian version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”) to record among the highest rated TV show launches in Indian television history in 2006. Before joining Google, Ajay acted as Chief Operating Officer of Sun TV Network in India. 

Ajay is a graduate from the University of Madras and Post graduate in the Advanced Media from the Indian School of Business. 

Ajay is a Malayalee South Indian married to Anna Alexander and has two children -- Shloka who is twenty and Neal who is thirteen years old.

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