Gautam Chikermane

Gautam Chikermane

Gautam Chikermane an author and columnist, tracks the unholy trinity of money, power and faith. He is currently the New Media Director of Reliance Industries Ltd and a columnist with First Post. His last book, ‘The Disrupter: Arvind Kejriwal and the Audacious Rise of the Aam Aadmi’, was published in April 2014 by Rupa Publications, with whom he is working on a subaltern trilogy on the Mahabharata. In 1997, he wrote ‘Five Decades of Decay’, again with Rupa. Earlier, he has served in leadership positions in India’s top newspapers — Executive Editor (Business) of Hindustan Times, Editor (Special Projects) of The Indian Express, Executive Editor of The Financial Express, and Executive Editor of Outlook Money. A Jefferson Fellow, he has served three terms as Director of Financial Planning Standards Board India and one as its Vice Chairman.