Sandipan Deb is an IIT-IIM graduate who, after three years in the corporate world,
shifted to journalism. He has been the managing editor of Outlook, the editor of
The Financial Express and was the founder-editor of Open. He is also the author
of The IITians: The Story of an Extraordinary Indian Institution and How Its Alumni
Are Reshaping the World, which has been translated into Chinese and Korean. He
lives in Delhi and is currently working on a novel, The Last War. A collection of
his writings over the years can be accessed at sandipanonline.com.