Thursday, May 25, 2006

New PR Bio

Tejpaul Bhatia is the founder of Tej Media Networks, Inc., a soon to be defined entertainment company.

Tejpaul was most recently a senior manager of international business strategy for ESPN New Media. He was responsible for identifying new business opportunities, increasing distribution and usage of ESPN's video platforms, and extending ESPN's new media products globally.

Tejpaul joined ESPN in 2002 to build the underlying infrastructure for acquiring and distributing video for multiple digital platforms, and was integral in conceiving, developing and distributing ESPN360, the company’s customizable broadband service.

Prior to ESPN, Tejpaul co-founded Media Strategy Partners, LLC, a media asset management consulting company that continues to serve US broadcasters. Before starting Media Strategy Partners, he was a consultant at Scient and then at Sekani, where he served as a digital media architect for professional sports leagues and the Olympics.

Tejpaul holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Columbia University. He is an active member of the Make-A-Wish foundation as a wish-granter and a member of the New Leadership Council. He also volunteers internationally with GlobeAware. Tejpaul is involved in entertainment industry diversity initiatives like OASA and NAMIC.

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