ALEX WELLEN is CNN’s chief product officer, responsible for the product, technology, and strategic vision of CNN’s mobile, web, data, video, TV, and emerging platforms. He also oversees the global business operations for CNN's digital platforms, and is the executive-in-charge of CNN Worldwide's TV Everywhere and CNNgo initiatives – a suite of 24-hour interactive and bleeding-edge consumer products aimed at redefining the television and digital news experience. CNNgo is currently available domestically to more than 86 million TV subscribers. Wellen brings twenty years of diverse experience building high-performance cross-functional teams that have consistently delivered world-class businesses. A thought leader specializing in the convergence of traditional and new media, he possesses deep expertise in launching and growing multi-platform TV and digital properties and video platforms. Throughout his career Wellen has implemented strategic, integrated, and editorially driven news services and disruptive technologies. Since joining CNN nine years ago, Wellen has held a series of roles for CNN Worldwide.