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Pratik Sinha

June 19, 2017

Pratik is the co-founder of altnews.in, a social media and mainstream media watchdog website. He is also a member of Ahmedabad based civil liberties organisation Jan Sangharsh Manch.

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Nalini Singh

June 3, 2017

Nalini Singh is a journalist and anchor. She is known for several current affairs programmes on Doordarshan, with ‘Aankhon Dekhi’ on investigative journalism being the most popular.

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Hartosh Singh Bal

July 2, 2017

Hartosh is Political Editor at The Caravan, and the author of Waters Close Over Us: A Journey Along the Narmada. He was formerly the political editor at Open Magazine.  

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Siddharth Nautiyal

July 14, 2017

Siddharth is an investment partner at Omidyar Network where he leads the firm’s Emerging Tech investments in India. Before joining Omidyar Network, Siddharth was an entrepreneur, angel investor, and mentor to startup companies across Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Pune. He incubated and advised companies in edtech and home relocation, invested in fintech, B2B SAAS, and consumer internet companies, and served on the board of India’s largest distributed clean energy company.

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Mihir Sharma

June 19, 2017

Mihir Sharma is a columnist for Bloomberg View and Business Standard. He has worked as a journalist with The Indian Express. He is a Harvard-educated economist and has written Restart: The Last Chance for the Indian Economy.

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R. Jagannathan

June 3, 2017

A journalist with over 40 years of experience, R. Jagannathan is currently Editorial Director of Swarajya, a post held earlier by the late C Rajagopalachari. Jagannathan has been part of many launch teams, including Business Today, DNA and Firstpost.com. He was Editor, Financial Express where he began his career as a reporter/sub-editor. His recent focus has been on digital commentary and journalism, having been associated with Firstpost.com, Moneycontrol.com, Business-standard.com, and myiris.com. He was awarded the Shriram Sanlam Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.  

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar

July 3, 2017

Rajeev is a Second Term Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha from Bengaluru, Karnataka. He is also the Vice Chairman of NDA in Kerala. In 1994, he set up one of India’s first and largest mobile cellular networks, BPL Mobile. Currently, he is the Non-Executive Chairman of Jupiter Capital which today has investments and managed assets of over 1 Billion USD ranging from technology to transportation, logistical services to hospitality and entertainment. It has a track record of successful investments in entertainment, technology and media including Asianet News, SuvarnaNews24x7, Kannada Prabha, Asianet Newsable and most recently, Republic TV.

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Varun Gupta

July 15, 2017

Varun leads Facebook India’s News and Influencer partnerships and is responsible for developing strategic relationships with news publishers and broadcasters in India and helping them meet their publishing and business objectives on Facebook. Varun joined Facebook India in 2012 and focused on building the small and medium business ecosystem in India and has shaped the company’s news charter in India in this role since 2014.

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Kanchan Gupta

June 19, 2017

Kanchan is a senior journalist, columnist, and blogger based in NCR. He has worked at The Telegraph, The Statesman, and The Pioneer. He has served as aide to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the PMO and later as Director of the India Centre in Cairo. At present, he does commentary for Republic TV and ABP TV. He is a free speech absolutist and has faced prosecution by the state for violating ‘reasonable restrictions’ on freedom of expression.  

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Radhika Vaz

June 3, 2017

Radhika is a comedian, filmmaker and author. Her web-series ‘Shugs & Fats’ won the prestigious Gotham Independent Film Award in New York, and was featured at the Tribeca, Tacoma and Miami Film Festivals. She was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film”. Her book Unladylike, A Memoir is in stores and she writes a column for The Times of India.

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