Vivek Y. Kelkar




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VIVEK Y. KELKAR is a journalist, researcher, and strategy consultant with extensive journalism and corporate sector experience. Vivek's writing encompasses geopolitics, business, markets, and finance. He is skilled at analyzing the nuances of political economy, industry, and corporate strategy drawing on both his journalistic skills and his corporate sector experience in marketing, business strategy, investor relations, and M&A. Vivek is co-editor of The Cosmopolitan Globalist, an online magazine he co-founded in 2021 but is open to freelance assignments. A former editor of The Strategist at the Business Standard and a Senior Editor of Business Today, Vivek has written extensively for Asia Times, Singapore Business Times, Asia Inc., and Asian Business. He continues to write for Indian and global media. He has an M.A. in International Political Economy from the University of Sheffield, U.K., and an M.B.A. from the Ashridge Business School. He is also a visiting faculty at several universities. His writing portfolio can be found on

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