Vikram Chandra

Speaker Profile


Vikram is the founder of Editorji Technologies – a start-up that will seek to transform video news through innovation in user experience, using artificial intelligence. He is one of India’s best known TV anchors, presenting shows like “The Big Fight” and “Gadget Guru”, together with programmes for social transformation such as the Cleanathon and “Save our Tigers”.

In his earlier avatar, Vikram was the CEO of the NDTV Group, and the person who steered NDTV Convergence from launch to becoming one of India’s leading digital destinations. Along the way, he helped pioneer innovations such as news on mobile phones, the live streaming of video on the internet and the first major news app in India.

Vikram has been named ‘Global Leader for Tomorrow’ by the World Economic Forum in Davos; and has won the Indian Television Academy Award for “Best Anchor for a Talk Show”, the Hero Honda Award for Best Anchorperson and the Teacher’s Achievement Award for Communication, along with featuring in the top 20 on the Impact list of the Digital Power 100. He was educated at Oxford University and St Stephen’s College, before attending the Mass Media Institute at Stanford University.