rakeshraman3.jpgrakeshraman3.jpgrakeshraman3.jpgAbout the Author: Rakesh Raman


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 ]

His Specialties:

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: rr_thakur@yahoo.com


8 responses »

  1. Shib Shankar says:

    I have read your article on Thomson Reuters Mobile Info Service for Indian Farmers that has expanded its service for India’s agricultural. Is it the same system as TCS has produced as mKrishi?

    I am a PhD candidate in one of the leading universities in the USA. My research is on ICT for Poor Countries. I am also working on e-Governance in India.

    I am particularly interested in how mKrishi or other products are working on the field and understand its socio-economic impacts on Indian villages. I am coming to New Delhi in December, 2008 for my research data collection.

    Do you stay in Delhi? Is it possible to meet you and discuss with you some of the crucial issues and get your guidance for my research in India?

    Would wait for your response.


    Shib Shankar Dasgupta

  2. Rakesh Raman says:

    Yes, we can plan and meet.

  3. Harminka says:


    This is Armine Hareyan writing from http://www.huliq.com. I visited your blog and liked your content.

    Would you be interested to send us a guest post on any of the issues related to the topics that you cover in your blog. We will publish it in our site http://www.huliq.com

    In return with each guest blog we will give one link in the author’s biline back to your blog. We only ask that the guest post ( we prefer it be a news coverage, sources can be Google News, CNN, MSNBC, Yahoo News, BBC and others) be a unique story and not be published in your blog.

    Please let me know if you may have any questions about http://www.huliq.com.

    If you want to consult the topic with me first that’s perfectly fine as well.

    Many thanks

    Best regards
    Armine Hareyan

    • Rakesh Raman says:

      Thanks Armine for your offer. However, I couldn’t know what you expect me to do. I am writing articles only on my own site and blogs. These are not being sent to others (Google News, CNN, MSNBC, etc.) that you have mentioned. Do you want me to write exclusive articles for your site?

  4. Terry Brooks says:

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  5. kempozone says:

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  6. Donnieboy says:

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    Oh well maybe one day…. 🙂

  7. HenleyL says:

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