Rakesh Raman, Chief Dreamer, Raman Media Network Company
Rakesh has worked as a senior tech journalist, analyst, and columnist with different newspapers, magazines, and web/online properties in India. These days, he is specializing in New Media communications.
At present, Rakesh is also working as the Managing Editor of the company’s global news site: Raman Media Network
He has worked as:
- Tech business columnist for The Financial Express newspaper
- Editorial Director for an online tech media company, ITNation (acquired by UTV)
- Group Technology Editor for A&M Group magazines, including A&M (on Advertising & Marketing) and Global (on international trade)
- Features Editor for Dataquest magazine (Cyber Media Group)
- Asstt. Associate Editor for Computers Today magazine (India Today Group)
- Independent tech/business writer for The Tribune and The Indian Express newspapers
[ Also Read: Articles by the RMN Editor, Rakesh Raman ]
Content management for online sites, Online business development, New-media business management, Editorial content management for online videos and print publications, Tech market research, Content presentation using innovative and creative methodologies, Corporate and marketing communications using new-media, interactive channels, Integrated communications, advertising and marketing using Web-based technologies, Social media management, Web analytics, Micro-blogging
Rakesh has also written a novel “Robojit and the Sand Planet” for children and young adults. It was started on Twitter. Now this novel is positioned as a global entertainment project at an exclusive site: http://www.robojitandthesandplanet.com/
Even Reuters has written about this work, comparing Rakesh with the top Twitter novelists in the world. Reuters report link: http://blogs.reuters.com/india/2009/08/09/writing-a-novel-just-tweet-it/
Rakesh has also created a cartoon character Goby Geek, which is presented as a comic strip. Goby sheds light on the contemporary issues in the information-driven world, which is moving at a breakneck pace.
[ Also Read: Life and beyond… By Rakesh Raman ]
In 1995, he was conferred the National-level government award for his contribution in the field of technology journalism, which has been a unique distinction in the country. The award was presented to him at the Republic Day function.
He has launched – “Raman’s Tech Tale Series – Knowledge Stories for Children,” a book series aimed to spread technology awareness among children through short stories. This work has also found a mention in Bookbird, a journal of international children’s literature, produced by IBBY, the International Board on Books for Young People.
Under a regular column (Tech Guru), he has also written technology awareness fictional stories for a popular children’s magazine. These stories are written in a creative format using dialogues between fiction characters.
Moreover, Rakesh has been fighting against corruption single-handedly for years: You can know about some of his campaigns against corruption at this link: http://on.fb.me/pOyMFg
After doing his M.Sc. and Computer Science orientation from Panjab University, Chandigarh, he has worked as a software developer for about seven years with a couple of leading technology companies at Mohali, Chandigarh (India).
Rakesh’s Facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/rakesh.raman
Rakesh is on LinkedIn, at: http://in.linkedin.com/in/rakeshraman
Rakesh is on Twitter, at: http://twitter.com/rrthakur
Now, I am living in New Delhi, India. You can contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org