GLG Names Jay Chakrapani Chief Product Officer


February 04, 2021

New York, New York; February 4, 2021 – GLG, the world’s insight network, today named Jay Chakrapani as Chief Product Officer. He joins GLG’s global leadership team and will report directly to CEO Paul Todd. As Chief Product Officer, Chakrapani will oversee the engineering teams who are creating the tools and experiences to help provide best-in-class service to GLG’s clients and experts.

GLG is the world’s insight network, bringing decision makers the insight it takes to get ahead. GLG’s network is the world’s largest, with thousands of new experts recruited every week.

Chakrapani joins GLG with extensive experience building and leading commercially oriented technology teams. He was most recently Chief Technology Officer for Trilogy Education Services at online learning platform 2U, and previously held senior roles at Barnes and Noble Education, CK-12 Foundation, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, and other companies. Chakrapani holds an M.S. in Computer Science from Oregon Health and Science University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

“GLG combines great client service with superior technology to deliver the gold standard in our industry to clients,” said Todd. “Jay brings a deep understanding of engineering together with a focus on the living, breathing realities of running a business. His strong technical capabilities, people leadership skills, and commitment to a results-oriented culture will make him an invaluable addition.”

“Technology can amplify the unique magic of the connections GLG curates, and I’m thrilled to join the business as it continues to scale and grow,” Chakrapani said. “I’m excited to partner with GLG’s world-class product engineering team, and my leadership team colleagues, to bring the power of insight to GLG’s clients and experts around the world.”

Chakrapani will be based at GLG’s global headquarters in New York and begins work this week.

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