Nikesh Desai is a Founder and Co-CEO of InvestingChannel, the largest and most innovative online financial marketing platform that spans the complete finance spectrum. In his role, Nikesh leads the company's overall strategic direction, and has been the key figure in building the largest exclusive consortium of financial decisions at InvestingChannel. Through its portfolio of 150+ financial publishers, InvestingChannel connects brands like TD Ameritrade, BlackRock and Fidelity, with the right people in the ecosystem: investors, traders and financial professionals. Prior to founding InvestingChannel, he served as the Vice President of Business Development at TheStreet.com where he implemented strategic initiatives and new technologies. He was also one of the original members of PeoplePC’s business development team and was instrumental during its IPO process and sale to EarthLink. Throughout his career, Nikesh focused on product development, sales, strategic partnerships and acquisition activities.
At TheStreet.com, Nikesh was responsible for the partnerships, contextual advertising, co-registration, customer acquisition/lead generation and many other programs to increase revenue, drive traffic and enhance site performance.