Yuvi Kochar, Corporate Chief Technology Officer of The Washington Post Company

July 19, 2010

Among other topics, Yuvi discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy

  • The decentralized structure of IT among the various business units under The Washington Post Company
  • How The Washington Post Company has been leveraging the digital media environment amidst the challenge that the internet poses to media companies
  • Cloud Computing and all of the possibilities and implications one must consider when leading a large holding company
  • How the skill sets of in-house IT employees need to change to adapt to the evolving environment
  • The various benefits and challenges when considering Enterprise 2.0 and social media for both internal as well as external facing application
  • The future of mobile technologies’ impact on media


Yuvi Kochar’s Biography

Yuvi is the Corporate Chief Technology Officer of The Washington Post Company. In that role, he collaborates with the major divisions of The Washington Post Company in the areas of technology strategy, architecture and Shared Information Technology Services. Under his leadership, Shared IT Services have rapidly expanded to support key Compliance, Identity Management, Security and Privacy, HR, Benefits, Payroll and Procurement processes across all divisions. The team also supports the corporate Intranet and is currently innovating in the areas of Enterprise 2.0, collaboration and flexible architectures enabling rapid deployment of new solutions to respond to the fast-evolving requirements of the company’s business units.

Prior to joining the Post, Yuvi was the CTO at Brassring (now Kenexa), a leading SaaS solution for Talent Management. Besides Brassring, Yuvi worked at technology startups in France, New York and Southern California. In addition to his diverse startup experience, Yuvi has a strong experience in managing large outsourcing engagements. He also has a terrific personal technology blog which can be accessed at http://yuviontech.blogspot.com

Yuvi received a bachelor’s degree (BE) in electrical engineering from Malaviya National Institute of Technology.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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