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Meet the leadership team

Shekhar Gupta, Founder, among India’s most experienced journalists is the Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint and founder-chairman of its parent company, Printline Media Pvt Ltd. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

Y.P. Rajesh, with a stellar 25-year track record at India Today, Outlook, Reuters and The Indian Express, is the Managing Editor. Twitter, Facebook

Rama Lakshmi, who worked as the India Correspondent for The Washington Post for 27 years, is the Opinion Editor. Twitter, Facebook

DK Singh, who has reported on national politics and governance for over 20 years for Japan’s Mainichi Shimbun, Business Standard, The Indian Express and Hindustan Times, is Editor (Politics). Twitter

Jyoti Malhotra, who has been a journalist for more than three decades covering foreign affairs, politics and national affairs at some of the top publications in the country, is National & Strategic Affairs Editor. Twitter

Usha Uppal, whose 30-year career includes 27 years in India Today and Indian Express, the latter as Group Costs and Admin head, is Director (Finance and Operations). Facebook

Omkar Bhattacharya is our Chief Revenue Officer. He has worked for more than two decades in print media, TV, telecom and FMCG companies in leadership roles. He is based in our corporate office. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Rolee Kachru, based in Mumbai, is Head-Marketing & Business Development. She has worked for more than two decades generating revenue opportunities and direct sales. She was last with The Express Group, heading Business Alliances. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Nigel Eccleston is our Head of Digital. He comes with more than 20 years of experience in digital media and was last with the Times Group where he was responsible for launching the range of very successful Times of India mobile apps. Twitter, Linkedin

The leadership team is backed by a set of formidable bylines and a team of the brightest, young, idealistic and diligent Indians. Please do see our author pages.