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Debasish Mishra

Debasish Mishra is Chief Technology Officer for The WNET Group.

In this role, Mishra oversees and advances the technology which supports and enhances the mission of The WNET Group, including content delivery for broadcast, cable and web; information technology, and new media applications. In addition to leading a team of technology professionals, he leads innovation and strategy for future technological developments.

Prior to joining The WNET Group, Mishra served as Vice President & Chief Architect for NBC Universal. During his tenure, he led the modernization of the IT landscape supporting 60 brands plus corporate functions. He was the executive sponsor of NBCU’s cloud strategy for which he was recognized with a Stevie Award for Cloud Innovation by the American Business Association.

Previously Mishra held technology strategy and transformation roles for global companies in multiple industries including Corning, Microsoft and Merck & Co.

Mishra received his Master of Science from Carnegie Mellon University and his Bachelor of General Studies from University of Michigan.

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