Shivnath Thukral is the Public Policy Director, India & South Asia at Facebook. He was Managing Director of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, India, and set up the global think tank’s India office. Thukral spent the first fifteen years of his career as a journalist with NDTV as a primetime anchor with special interest in business news. He later established the network’s business channel NDTV Profit in 2003, taking over as managing editor. Thukral has been a speaker at global events such as the World Economic Forum and the Milken Institute conference and was awarded the Eisenhower Fellowship in 2012.