amit shankar

An awarded Creative Director, a best-selling author, motivational speaker, political analyst and more.


During his tenure at the top global

advertising agencies, Mccann, Publicis, Digitas, Dentsu and Wunderman, he has spearheaded communication for Fortune 500 brands like Nestle, GM,  Cisco, Microsoft, Intel, WHO, Canon and GSK.


A keen strategist, he has also been on the other side of the table with Nortel, a Canadian telecom brand.

A regular speaker at top universities, management institutes and design colleges, his communication and leadership workshops are much in demand.


A passionate teacher, he conducts regualar writing workshops for students, teaching them the finer nuances of writing.


He also has 5 best selling novels to his credit. Flight of the Hilsa and Chapter 11 have represented 'Contemporary Indian Fiction' at the Frankfurt and Beijing Book Fair.


Founder of, The Great Indian Literary Festival, India's only regional festival, he promotes regional writing and writers, trying to revive the rich legacy of Indian literature.

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