Govindraj is a television & print journalist and founder of Boom & IndiaSpend, data-driven and fact-checking initiatives He also anchors seasonal shows on Indian news television as well as the two ventures’ digital platforms. Previously, Govindraj was Founder-Editor in Chief of Bloomberg TV India, a 24-hours business news service launched out of Mumbai in 2008 and a partnership between Bloomberg LLP and the UTV Group in India. Prior to that, he worked with Business Standard as Editor (New Media) with a specific mandate of integrating the newspaper’s news operations with its digital or web platform. He also spent around five years each with CNBC-TV18 at the start-up stage and The Economic Times as Corporate Editor. He is a Fellow of The Aspen Institute, Colorado, and a winner of the BMW Foundation Responsible Leadership Award for 2014 and the 2018 McNulty Prize.
Govindraj Ethiraj has moderated following TEDxGateway Webinars: