FOUNDER & CEO

Lakshmi Pratury

Lakshmi Pratury

FOUNDER, HOST , CURATOR

Lakshmi Pratury brought TED to India in 2009, when the first TEDIndia conference was held in Mysore. In December 2010, she curated and hosted the first INK Conference, in association with TED, which carried forward the momentum created by TEDIndia. Lakshmi Pratury brings with her a varied and rich experience that spans for-profit enterprises, venture capital and nonprofit organizations. Featured in the list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’ by Forbes Asia in 2010, Lakshmi has traversed an incredible distance professionally.
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INK TEAM

Ananda Nandi

Ananda Nandi

DIRECTOR SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Ananda is responsible for all sales and business development functions at INK. Prior to INK, he has worked with reputed media companies, including Star India, HT Media, Sun Network, and Next Radio, among others. His experience also includes working with Pharma companies as a medical representative for GlaxoSmithKline Beecham, Ranbaxy, and Neon Labs. When not at work, he loves to travel and meditate. For any sales/partnership opportunities, reach out to ananda@inktalks.com.
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Anu Sethuram

Anu Sethuram

CO-FOUNDER AND CHAIR, INK FELLOWS PROGRAM

Anu Sethuram combines her passion for promoting inter-cultural activities and her dedication to community service in her work at INK. As a Partner in the venture, she is an early investor and truly believes in the value proposition that INK offers.
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Geetika Tewari

Geetika Tewari

DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS, INK GLOBAL FOUNDATION

Geetika has been a non-profit professional for 14+ years and has worked for various National and International Organizations in the US working towards Human rights, Health, Education, and Environment. She has raised and facilitated millions of dollars for non-profits and social enterprises. These projects have scaled to support millions of people. Her expertise is in International Program Management, Corporate (CSR) and Foundation Fundraising, Strategic Partnerships and Board Development. She believes in working with efficient and sustainable causes making a meaningful impact across the globe. Geetika lives in the Bay Area, California with her family. 
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Godwin Dhas

Godwin Dhas

FILM AND VIDEO EDITOR

Godwin Dhas has wide ranging experience in the Tamil Film Industry, and has worked on film editing projects for movies, TVCs, soap operas, and relality shows. At INK, Godwin is responsible for all video and film editing, and serves as the Director of Photography for the INK Conference.
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Nandini Ashok

Nandini Ashok

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Nandini Ashok leads Community Relations at INK. She also manages the attendees for the annual INK Conferences. She is a specialist in Facilities Management and Operations, and prior to INK, she worked at Intel, Sasken and the United Nations (ESCAP-APCTT) with over 20 years experience.
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Nidhi Dhingra

Nidhi Dhingra

HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS, BRAND & DIGITAL STRATEGY

Nidhi Dhingra heads Communications at INK, leading the overall marketing strategy, right from building campaigns to creating content and visualizing design, to leverage the INK brand, both online and offline. 
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Rohan Bhowmik

Rohan Bhowmik

CURATION & CONTENT

Rohan is a film and media graduate from St. Xaviers' Kolkata and St. Xaviers' Mumbai. He joined INK in 2019 to augment his passion for storytelling. He is passionate about telling stories that need to be heard and dabbles in writing too. He loves to watch and make films, is an ardent Liverpool FC supporter, loves to cook, read books, play sports and listen to music. He lives by the quote "If you have a why to live for, you can survive almost any how”.
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Rohit Raj

Rohit Raj

GRAPHIC DESIGN AND PRODUCTION

A DU graduate, Rohit joined INK for his bent towards graphic design. He now takes charge of both design and production. He loves to travel, eat and binge watch Netflix.
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Smita Kothari

Smita Kothari

BRAND COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTENT SPECIALIST

Smita is a journalism graduate from Harvard and has written feature stories for Forbes, Conde Nast Traveller, Caravan, Mint, Reader's Digest. Prior to journalism, she pursued an MBA from Nirma University. At INK, she blends her management and storytelling background to execute brand communications for CEO & Founder of INK as well as curates stories of innovators in the INK ecosystem.
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Vaibhav Mathur

Vaibhav Mathur

PARTNERSHIPS & STRATEGY

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Vipasha Tilak

Vipasha Tilak

PRODUCER

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