Shashikumar Velath


Shashikumar has a career spanning two decades where he has relied on his entrepreneurial thought leadership to contribute to changemaking – as an award winning investigative journalist, conflict & war correspondent, editor, strategist on campaigns-communications-advocacy, team builder, entrepreneur and analyst on security and strategic affairs.

He has held leadership positions in media and non-profit organizations. He has been a practitioner of frame change strategies with the ability to convert uncertainties and adversities into breakthrough opportunities. Previously he has been a global leadership group member with Ashoka. His leadership as Amnesty International India’s chief strategist was a game-changer in re-establishing the organization in India. Currently, he is the Chief Operating Officer at vClusive.


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