President & Chief Executive Officer.
Arun Kumar is the President & Chief Executive Officer of OSTN. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer of the CampusEAI Consortium where he was responsible for overseeing accounting and finance as well as growing and maintaining the Consortium's relationships with the financial community. He also managed and enhanced the company's performance management and operational processes. He implemented an expense control program and a strong financial management framework. Mr. Kumar possesses over three decades of experience as a successful entrepreneur. He has founded and managed several companies in the textiles, food, hospitality, and real estate industries. Mr. Kumar holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Delhi University.
Executive Vice President & Director of Technology.
Rich Griffin is the Executive Vice President and Director of Technology for OSTN. Previously, he was the Vice President of Technology for the CampusEAI Consortium where he executed the Consortium's IP video initiatives which included designing video process workflow and digital video infrastructure.
Mr. Griffin possess over 15 years of experience in media and technology industries. Mr. Griffin attended undergraduate school at Guilford College and graduate school at Cleveland State University.
Paul Forsgren is the Operations Manager of the Open Student Television Network, holding responsibility for managing the daily operations of the Open Student Television Network. Mr. Forsgren possesses over 10 years of experience in all aspects of the television industry, dating to his time as a student member of his high school television station in Westlake, Ohio. Mr. Forsgren is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he was a founding member of Buckeye TV, Ohio State's first student-operated television station. While at Buckeye TV, Mr. Forsgren held a variety of positions including Chief Engineer, Director of Production, and General Manager of the station, where he held overall responsibility for the operations and success of the student television station.
Aashutosh "Aash" Bhardvaj
Senior Account Manager, Membership Development and Distribution
Aashutosh "Aash" Bhardvaj is the Senior Account Manager for Membership Development and Distribution. As a Senior Account Manager Mr. Bhardvaj's main responsibility is to take care of the OSTN member schools as well as assist new schools in becoming a part of OSTN and handling new initiatives undertaken by OSTN in student and university space. Mr. Bhardvaj has more than six years of experience in International Business Development and Technology Consulting and have handled clients like Harcourt and McGraw Hill in STM publishing domain. Mr. Bhardvaj holds a Bachelor in Electronic Science and Masters in International Business from Kurukshetra University, India.