R.N. Bhaskar is a senior business journalist with over thirty years of news experience. He has been executive editor, Financial Express, and founder and COO of the information company of the Indian Express Group. In December 1998, he gave up full-time journalism to work with the corporate sector. After heading a listed company, he decided to set up his own satellite broadcast company to promote distance learning. He gave away his technology and equipment to Don Bosco Institute of Technology, Mumbai, in 2008, and has since then opted to be consulting editor with various publications-including Log.in (part of the German Log.de), Forbes India, DNA, Firstpost.com, Free Press Journal and Moneycontrol.com. He was also adviser with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) for a couple of years. He has been on committees advising the government of Maharashtra on vocational education and was adviser with the board of governors at Sophia College, Mumbai. He is on the board of studies with Jai Hind College and SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Mumbai, and with MIT World Peace University in Pune.
R.N. Bhaskar lives in Mumbai.