Group Head of Communications, Reliance Industries Limited
Rohit is a media leader and influencer. He is an alum of Harvard Business School and St Stephen’s College. Rohit is a multiple TEDx speaker and a Distinguished Fellow at India’s premier think tank, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF). He serves on the National Executive of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and three national committees of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on i) services, ii) skill development iii) media and entertainment. Rohit is a British Chevening scholar. He has undertaken short professional programmes at University of Westminster, The Times Centre for Media Studies, and The European Journalism Centre, Maastricht. Rohit serve/d on the boards of Network18 Media & Investments, TV18, IBN Lokmat TV, Viacom18, HS18, Panorama, Prism, and News Broadcasters Association; Fellow, Institute of Competitiveness; Mentor, JioGenNext; as Resident Editor of The Financial Express, New Delhi; Managing Editor (and later COO) of Independent News Service; Editor-Business, Zee News; Special Correspondent, Television 18; and Senior Business Correspondent, The Times of India. In collaboration with law firm Hammurabi & Solomon, Rohit advised CEOs across the spectrum on policy and the media. He served as Treasurer of The Editors Guild of India and the Foundation of Media Professionals, was on the board of a hospital company and two start ups in Essel Group. Rohit served as Trustee, St Stephen’s Alumni Foundation Trust. His expertise is at the intersect of Government and Regulation, Media/Social Media, Reputation, Corporate Communications, Strategy, Alliances, and Legal Affairs.