Sandipan Deb is an IIT-IIM graduate who wandered into journalism after reading a quote from filmmaker George Lucas, 'Everyone's cage door is open', and has stayed there (in journalism, not a cage) since 1990. He has been Managing Editor of Outlook, Editor of The Financial Express, and the Founder-Editor of Open magazine. Currently, he is an independent writer/ editor, and Managing Partner of Aardvark Media, a boutique media-agnostic publishing house. He is the author of several books including Fallen Angel: The making and unmaking of Rajat Gupta, and his novel, The Last War, a re-imagining of the Mahabharata set in the Mumbai underworld.
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