R Giridhar Appointed Group Editor , 9.9 Media Business Publications

9.9 Media group has announced the appointment of R Giridhar as Group Editor for its two business publications – Industry 2.0 and Logistics 2.0. Mr. Giridhar has more than 18 years of experience in both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) media products, and has spearheaded the design and development of a number of print and electronic editorial products – from concept through design, execution, delivery and feedback management. These include print magazines, websites, newsletters, supplements, DVDs and CD-ROMs.

Earlier in his career, Giridhar has been Editorial Director at IDG India, Editor-in-Chief of Electronic Engineering Times Asia, and founding Editor of Information Communications World. Giridhar is qualified as an engineer, and has a post-graduate degree in management. He is also a recipient of the CASE Media Fellowship to Syracuse University, USA.

“As seasoned editor who has worked both overseas and in India, Giridhar brings with him unique experiences and skills that we are looking to leverage into our business publications,” says Dr. Pramath Sinha, Managing Director, 9.9 Media Group.

Industry 2.0 is a monthly magazine on strategy and technology for the manufacturing industry, while Logistics 2.0 focuses on transportation, supply chain management, and logistics.

9.9 Media is one of India’s fastest growing diversified media companies that offers high-quality, timely knowledge and insights to targeted consumer, business and professional communities through magazines, websites, events, and peer groups. It publishes five magazines, Digit, India’s leading personal technology magazine, SKOAR!, a magazine for gamers, The CTO Forum, aimed at CIOs and CTOs, Industry 2.0, for the manufacturing industry, and Logistics 2.0, for the supply chain and logistics sector. It has recently launched peer group-based knowledge services for business professionals through the CIO Institute, the CFO Institute, and the Growth Institute. Its flagship events include the SMB Conclave, the Growth Summit, The SKOAR! Expo and the CTO Forum annual conference.

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