Madhav Chinnappa is a member of the RISJ's Advisory Board.
Madhav Chinnappa is the Director of Strategic Relations for News and Publishers, working on partnerships and collaboration between Google and the news industry. Most recently, he launched the Digital News Initiative, which is Google's overarching framework for engagement with the European news ecosystem. He joined Google in 2010 to focus on Google News and Magazines in the EMEA regions. He has worked in the news industry since 1994 - first in the launch team of Associated Press Television (APTV), a year in M&A at United News and Media and spent over nine years at BBC News, latterly as Head of Development and Rights.