Sharat Sharan is the CEO of ON24. a global leader in webinars and virtual environments. Sharan was formerly VP/General Manager of Hearst New Media and Technology and VP of the Hearst New Media Group. Prior to joining Hearst, Sharan was responsible for business development at AT&T Wireless Systems and a member of the AT&T Bell Laboratories technical staff. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.