Santosh Goenka

The founder of Better India Media Group, a media mentoring initiative of Better India Foundation, is the grandson of the legendary freedom fighter and Press Baron Ram Nath Goenka, also the founder of the Indian Express Group.

He rose to the rank of the Executive Publisher for the division which he founded (Jan of 1994) and nurtured at the Indian Express. Earlier to this he headed the marketing function of the Indian Express Group at Mumbai. He attended the prestigious Stanford Professional Publishing Course USA (SPPC), in 1990. While at the Indian Express, he created one of the group’s most profitable properties, the Business Publications Division, launching some of the finest titles such as Express Computer,Express Pharma, Express Healtcare, Express Hotelier, etc.

In 2000, he embarked upon one of the most ambitious media project, Strategic Newspapers – by launching over 63 titles in different verticals over a seven months period with a converging portal Never before in the history of Indian Media has such a feat been attempted.

In January 2002, he founded a boutique advisory firm Diagonal GlobalCom, the only one of its kind, to facilitate media and entertainment organizations to leverage from his over two decade experience in media. He later partnered with a Hong Kong based firm BSG Asia to form a virtual global advisory, BSG India.

He has been the publisher and managing director of DVV Media India Private Limited; a company promoted by the DVV Media Group, Hamburg, Germany and is now working on mentoring and facilitating venture in Media – namely Diagonal World. He also is the Executive Director of Business India, India's most credible magazine for Corporate India. He is also on board other prestigious media organizations. Having experienced the highs and lows in the media business, today Goenka is set to catalyse the media world with his innovative ideas and fresh approach to the way media needs to function- the community way! According to him Community Wisdom would henceforth drive media platforms!