Staff Writers

Arundhati Ramanathan

Arundhati writes on the tech sector at large and fintechs specifically. She is also watching the evolution of careers and workplaces in modern times. If ... View profile

Ashish K. Mishra

Ashish edits and writes stories at The Ken. Across subjects. In his last assignment, he was a Deputy Editor at Mint, a financial daily published ... View profile

Durga M Sengupta

Durga is our in-house nitpicker. An online news pure-breed, she's previously worked at Catch News and Hindustan Times, with a brief stint at ScoopWhoop. At The ... View profile

Gayathri Vaidyanathan

Gayathri writes on health, environment and science. She has reported and produced stories for the Washington Post, Discover, Nature, and the New York Times, amongst ... View profile

Harveen Ahluwalia

In her last assignment, Harveen was at Mint, the business daily published by HT Media. At Mint, where she spent about two years, she wrote ... View profile

Olina Banerji

Olina started her journalism career at the India Today Group as a features correspondent. In a sharp U-turn, which she says, she is now accustomed ... View profile

Pooja Sarkar

Pooja has been a journalist for about a decade now. She has worked at DNA Money, Business Standard and Mint. In her last assignment, Pooja ... View profile

Ranjan Crasta

One of the few actual Bangaloreans at The Ken, Ranjan, somehow, is a part of our Delhi team. This only gets stranger when you realise ... View profile

Roshni Nair

Roshni P. Nair joins us from Reuters, where she was an online producer. With a background in weekend features at Hindustan Times and DNA, Roshni ... View profile

Salman SH

Salman has around four years of experience reporting primarily on consumer internet, startups, and the telecom sector. Previously, he worked with the financial newspaper Mint, ... View profile

Seema Singh

Seema has over two decades of experience in journalism. Before starting The Ken, Seema wrote “Myth Breaker: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and the Story of Indian Biotech”, ... View profile

Shashidhar KJ

Shashidhar has been a journalist for over six years and has worked with The Times of India, The Financial Express and MediaNama, his last assignment. ... View profile

Sidhartha Shukla

In his earlier stint at Moneycontrol, the website owned by the Network18 group, Sid wrote on cryptocurrencies, cybersecurity, business, and finance. Born in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, ... View profile

Pranav Srivilasan

Pranav has been in the editing and news business for a little over four years. In his last assignment, he was on the desk at ... View profile

Sumanth Raghavendra

Sumanth is a serial entrepreneur with more than eighteen years experience in running startups. He is currently the founder of Deck App Technologies, a Bangalore-based ... View profile

Team Ken

The Ken is a new, digital, subscription-driven publication headquartered out of Bangalore, India. Founded by a team of experienced journalists and entrepreneurs, The Ken’s goal ... View profile


Vandana joins us in New Delhi. She has been a business journalist for more than a decade. In her last assignment, she was with The ... View profile

Vivek Ananth

After dabbling with an auditing job and then at a software product company, Vivek Ananth has decided to take the plunge into journalism. In his ... View profile

Praveen Krishnan

Praveen is the Head of Product at The Ken. Before joining The Ken, his last role was Director of Product at InMobi - the world's ... View profile

Prajakta Patil

Prajakta Patil previously worked as a designer at Mint. For over six years. At The Ken, she will be visualising data, writing data stories, dealing ... View profile

Rohin Dharmakumar

Rohin is co-founder and CEO at The Ken. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and an engineering degree in Computer ... View profile

Ruhi Kandhari

Ruhi is a staff writer with over a decade of experience as a journalist. At The Ken, she has covered the impact of healthcare policies ... View profile

Guest Writers

Karthik Subramanian

Karthik from Chennai writes on technology and culture. He pursues a spiritual life but at times breaks for spirituosity. His long-term goal is to ... View profile

Amish Mulmi

Amish is a Nepali writer and publishing professional based out of Delhi. He's Consulting Editor at Writers' Side Literary Agency and has previously worked at ... View profile

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anand V is a Senior Engineer at NetApp India Private Limited. He was mostly into Data Security and recently (2+ years) has taken an interest ... View profile

Anchal Agarwal

Anchal is a co-founder of Tofler, a chartered acountant, company secretary and a lawyer. She is an open data evangelist and has been making active ... View profile

Anisha Rachel Oommen

Anisha Rachel Oommen is the editor and co-founder of The Goya Journal, a digital food publication owned by Goya Media. She sees food as a ... View profile

Anupam Gupta

Anupam Gupta, a chartered accountant, is consultant to Marcellus Investment Managers. He has worked in institutional equity research in India as a sector analyst. Since ... View profile

Aria Thaker

Aria Thaker is a journalist based in Delhi who reports and writes on issues of technology, politics and culture. She tweets at @ariathak. View profile

Aysha Tanya

Aysha Tanya is the editor and co-founder of The Goya Journal. Her writings on food have appeared in several publications including Lucky Peach, Food52, Vogue ... View profile

Colin Daileda

Colin Daileda is an award-nominated freelance journalist with bylines in The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Mashable and Roads & Kingdoms. He has covered stories on police ... View profile

Chandni Doulatramani

Chandni Doulatramani is an independent journalist and writer. She writes on culture, technology, gender, and lifestyle. Her stories have appeared in publications such as The ... View profile

Priyanka Pulla

Priyanka Pulla is a freelance journalist who writes on science and health. Her writing has been published in Science Magazine, Forbes India, The Wire and ... View profile

Gopal Raj

Gopal is a science journalist based in Thiruvananthapuram who has written extensively about the Indian space programme for over two decades and published a book, ... View profile

Srinivas Kodali

Srinivas Kodali is an interdisciplinary researcher working on cities, data and internet. He was previously a project associate at the Intelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory at ... View profile

Manu Joseph

Manu Joseph is a journalist and novelist. He is the former editor of Open magazine and the author of two novels — The Illicit Happiness ... View profile

Karthik S

Karthik is a communications professional who, after two decades of being in 'employment', recently discovered the joy of being an independent consultant. He loves music, ... View profile

Alok Prasanna Kumar

Alok is an advocate currently based in Bengaluru. He has previously worked as lawyer in the Supreme Court, from the chambers of Mohan Parasaran. He ... View profile

Virat Markandeya

Virat Markandeya is a freelance journalist based in Delhi. He freelances for varied news publications. And enjoys his Earl Grey tea. View profile

Mandar Kagade

A policy wonk and a lawyer (in that order), Mandar Kagade is focussed on the development of regulatory policy in connection with the payments ecosystem. ... View profile

Nitin Pai

Nitin Pai is co-founder of the Takshashila Institution, a centre for research and education in public policy. View profile

Parijat Garg

Parijat is a co-founder of Tofler, a computer science graduate and a CFA charter holder. He has spent the last seven years applying technology to ... View profile

Pranesh Prakash

Pranesh Prakash is a Policy Director at — and was part of the founding team of — the Centre for Internet and Society, a Bangalore-based ... View profile

Saif Iqbal

Saif has been in the e-commerce industry for four years in various leadership roles. He currently heads the e-commerce business for LG Electronics in India. ... View profile

Saurabh Mukherjea

Saurabh Mukherjea is the founder of Marcellus Investment Managers. Saurabh is the former CEO of Ambit Capital, prior to which he co-founded Clear Capital, a ... View profile

Sanchit Vir Gogia

Sanchit is the Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO of Greyhound Research, an award-winning global Research & Advisory firm. In his other avatar, Sanchit is an ... View profile

Sidu Ponnappa

Sidu's worked in the Indian IT industry, both services and product, for 12 years. He has held two jobs and co-founded four startups in that ... View profile

Sudarshan Rangarajan

Sudarshan Rangarajan raises funds for non-profits. He's passionate about providing civic access to marginalised communities. View profile

Suhail Kazi

Suhail Kazi is a computer engineer bootstrapping his agri startup. He likes working with smart people on challenging ideas. View profile

Arlene Chang

Arlene is a freelance journalist who reports and writes about the environment, social businesses, technology, sustainability and/or stories at the intersection of these areas. She ... View profile