Technorati, Inc., a company that specializes in blogs and social media on the web, announced the appointment of Richard Jalichandra as president & CEO. Founder and former CEO David L. Sifry, who, since August, is the company's Chairman of the Board of Directors, made the announcement today on the Technorati blog. Jalichandra has held leadership roles across the media spectrum: as a client; running several agencies; at several large publishers; and at an advertising network. Prior to joining Technorati, he held leadership roles at Exponential Interactive (Tribal Fusion's parent company), Fox Interactive Media, and IGN Entertainment. Most recently, Jalichandra worked on a variety of internet media projects.