About the lead analyst
Kannan Venkateshwar joined Barclays in September 2008 and is currently a Director covering the U.S. Media, Cable & Satellite Communications sectors. Kannan has 13 years of experience across corporate and investment banking. Prior to joining Barclays, Kannan was with Lehman Brothers working on cross asset strategy research and responsible for publishing relative value trade ideas between debt and equity, equity options, and convertible bonds. Prior to Lehman, Kannan worked at Bank of America and Citigroup in corporate banking, both as a credit officer for large corporates and on the relationship management side in India. Kannan earned a B.A. in Economics from University of Madras, India and an M.B.A. from the Darden School, University of Virginia. Kannan also has a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.