Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Sanjay KumarChief Executive Officer & Editor

As a social entrepreneur and Chief Executive at Geospatial Media & Communications, Sanjay Kumar has been working towards facilitating and accelerating growth of the geospatial industry worldwide and raising awareness of the industry’s value proposition and contribution to world’s economy and society. Having co-founded Geospatial Media & Communications, Sanjay has been responsible for its transformation and evolution to be a leading geospatial media organization making difference through geospatial knowledge and advocacy. Sanjay also co-founded Association of Geospatial Industries of India in 2008 and is on Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium since 2011. He is the Chairman of United Nations GGIM – Private Sector Network, and Board Member of Radiant Earth Imagery for Impact. Sanjay holds a Masters in Political Science and M. Phil. in International Studies from the University of Delhi. He is also a prolific writer.

Prof A.R. DasguptaManaging Editor

Prof Dasgupta has been involved in geospatial systems since 1976 and has significant and original contributions in satellite imaging, Geographical Information Science and the convergence of information and communications technologies for spatial planning and development through spatial data infrastructures. He is a member and volunteer in many professional societies and a founder member of the Indian Society of Geomatics. He is a recipient of several awards and has many papers and articles to his credit. He is also active in the field of geospatial education and training.

Anusuya DattaExecutive Editor

As the head of the Media & Public Relations department, Anusuya has been instrumental in shaping the company’s media strategies and re-positioning the division as a provider of complete suite of media and marketing services. Anusuya has 14 years of mainstream media experience prior to Geospatial Media, and in her earlier stints held key positions in some of the finest brands in Indian media, including Business Today, The Economic Times, Business Standard and The Indian Express group. A Master’s in English Literature and a prolific writer, Anusuya is passionate about news and numbers, but it is global geopolitics which interests her most.

Shimonti Paul  Deputy Executive Editor
With a rich editorial background, Shimonti Paul is skilled to bring interesting stories to life. Be it interacting with the who’s who of the industry, taking interviews, catching up with the latest trends in the industry or writing a piece of her own, geospatial keeps her engaged and excited. Mentoring others so that they are able to give their best in the toughest situations is a great motivating factor. Always keen to explore new realms, she lives by the moment and tries to keep an open mind.

Shilpi ChakravartyAssistant Editor

With a balanced mind and cheerful disposition, Shilpi tries to identify positivity in any environment. Words have a fascination for her and it shows in her write-ups. Shilpi has worked extensively with leading Indian newspapers and has gained substantial experience in online content writing/content creation. She has the ability to multi-task in a dynamic, high pressure, deadline-driven and result-oriented environment. When not working, Shilpi loves to travel and try her hands in cooking varied cuisines.

Mahashreveta ChoudharyAssistant Producer

A poet at heart and a journalist by profession, Mahashreveta is part of the media team that is responsible for creating value-driven and meaningful videos for the company’s digital platform. An M.Phil in Media Studies, she has wide experience in video production. In a short span of her career, she has produced notable documentaries on art and culture. Mahashreveta is a keen blogger too. In free time, she loves to try her hands at photography.

Aditya ChaturvediCorrespondent

As a correspondent, Aditya’s work revolves around covering the latest industry updates, digging the latest trends, looking for exclusive insights and weaving a news story that combines storytelling and journalistic flair with a knack for technology. An eclectic reader and keen observer, his curiosity is piqued by modern history, contemporary socio-political events, international affairs and travelogues. Aditya is an engineer by qualification, and his background in science and technology combines with his personal interests to find expression through his writings.

Mukesh SharmaSenior Multimedia developer

With more than six years of experience in post-production studios and a passion for visualizing and creating stories through photography, motion graphics and 3D animation, Mukesh is the crucial member in the video team. Academically, he has a certification in 3D Computer Graphics and Visuals Effects from Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics. Mukesh’s strengths lie in Adobe> After Effects and Autodesk Maya. When not making or dreaming about videos, Mukesh likes to listen to music, watch movies and play video games.

Pradeep Singh RawatVideo Editor

Pradeep’s work involves understanding the storyline and collaborating with the Producer in delivering quality videos on time. With more than eight years of experience in post-production process, Pradeep has edited documentary films such as, ‘After the third bell’, short films, and music videos. He has also worked a post-production head for a series of documentary films on traditional and contemporary art and artisans of India, the largest public art program for Mumbai Terminal II Airport.