Shekhar Gupta, with a four-decade career of powerful and exceptional journalism, is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint, a digital start-up building a new editorial space of non-hyphenated liberalism, neither Left nor Right, liberal on society, liberal on the economy. He is a prolific columnist with the highly influential column, ‘National Interest’, which is translated into seven languages. A selection of these columns was collected in the bestselling book, Anticipating India. Shekhar, a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, hosts ‘Off the Cuff’ - an offering from ThePrint - which sees him in conversation with an eminent guest twice a month. He also hosts ‘Walk the Talk’ on NDTV 24x7 every week. Shekhar served as editor-in-chief of the Indian Express for 19 years and simultaneously held the position of the company's chief executive for 13 years.