Saleem Malkana

Saleem Malkana

VP, Product, News Digital, NBCUniversal

Saleem Malkana is an entrepreneurial tech and media product executive with an expertise in subscription ecommerce.
In 2019, he joined NBCUniversal to lead Product, Design, and Research teams for the division’s digital brands and platforms across NBC News, MSNBC, TODAY, and other news businesses. His team is responsible for the strategy and roadmap of the user experience and publishing product platform, which delivers storytelling experiences across the web, mobile devices, and TVs.
Prior to joining NBC News, Saleem was the Head of Product at AMC Networks’ direct-to-consumer arm, helping to launch and grow DTC subscription video brands from proof of concept services to 1M+ paying subscribers in multiple countries.
He joined AMC Networks from Viacom, where he led the creation of an events platform, which supported the digital experiences of MTV, VH1, and other brands’ tentpole events, including the VMAs. Prior to joining Viacom, he was a product lead at Amazon, where he managed Amazon Prime Video’s iOS product worldwide.
Saleem has been dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion. In 2018, he helped to found Asian Americans in Media (AIM), an organization that advocates for diverse perspectives both behind and in front of the camera, and he has been recognized by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC).