Editor in Chief, Founder, The Print
OP Jindal Distinguished Lecturer (Fall 2022)
Shekhar Gupta is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint, India’s fastest growing digital news platform. He is a prolific columnist, with his highly influential weekly column ‘National Interest’ which is translated into five languages. A selection of these columns was collected in the bestselling book, 'Anticipating India'. Shekhar is also a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, and in his four-decade career has reported on key Indian and international events. Before this, Shekhar served as editor-in-chief of The Indian Express for 19 years and simultaneously held the position of the company's chief executive for 13 years.