Mr. Pankaj Mishra

Deputy Resident Editor
South at The Economic Times
Editor Technology at The Economic Times November 2008 - Present (3 years 3 months)
Played an instrumental role in creation of vertical news teams at ET by establishing a technology vertical with a team of reporters across the country. Learnings from this pilot became crucial for overall rejig of news teams at ET.

Lead technology and telecom correspondent at Mint-The Wall Street Journal Newspaper December 2006 - April 2008 (1 year 5 months)
Joined this paper few months prior to its launch in February 2007, and started with being Mint's lead IT correspondent based in Bangalore. Moved to New Delhi in September 2007, after Mint offered me to track the telecom sector, including government policy, regulations, corporates and consumer interests.

Senior assistant editor at The CTO Forum October 2005 - December 2006 (1 year 3 months)
Involved with the concept to launch and further evolution of India’s first fortnightly focused on the business benefits of technology—The CTO Forum.

Learning: The magazine’s focus on business and management has helped me to become a better business journalist and the opportunity to establish the bureau has enabled me to become a good team leader.

India Correspondent at Asia Computer Weekly November 2002 - October 2005 (3 years)
India Correspondent for Singapore-based and US-headquartered United Business Media.

Tracking the Indian technology industry for Asia Computer Weekly, Network Computing Asia and Intelligent Enterprise Asia from November 2002 to November 2005.

Learning: Started writing stories of regional and global significance and also gained a macro-view of the entire Indian IT industry.

Senior Correspondent at Indian Express Newspapers Bombay Ltd December 1999 - November 2002 (3 years)
Senior Correspondent at Express Computer Bangalore, an IT weekly from the Indian Express Newspapers (Bombay) Ltd. from April 2001 to October 2002.

Learning: Developed contacts in the local software industry and gained better understanding about
the MNCs like Microsoft, Intel, Sun Microsystems and Oracle by regularly following them.

University of Allahabad B.Com,
Commerce, 1996 - 1999

Honors and Awards:
Polestar award for best IT Feature in journalism for the year 2007.
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