Hema Hattangady
Karthik Venkatesh
Editor & Writer

Author and business leader Hema Hattangady talks to editor Karthik Venkatesh shares her personal and professional journey from when she took over as the CEO of a family-owned hardware electronics-based energy management company in 1996, and ethically grew the business manifold, and finally sold the business to a multi-national company in 2009. Along with Ashish Sen, Hema has recently authored a book- Liftoff: The Story of Conzerv, that chronicles these experiences.

Karthik Venkatesh is a Senior Editor at Westland Books, and occasionally writes for the popular press on language, history and culture.