Shilpa Gupta is an investment banker turned author.We talk about her book writing, time management, her books, and much more. She is the wife of Sriram Subramaniam, who has been a past guest on MyKitaab Podcast.
A Chemical Engineer from IIT Roorkee and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, Shilpa has 13 years work experience in Investment Banking. During this period, she was ranked among the top Indian financial analysts by Asia Money, a leading international publication. At present she is a member of the national CII committee on ‘Ethics in Healthcare’.
Shilpa took a break from her active corporate career to follow her passion for writing. She is an original thinker and writer who has got the pulse of the modern India which makes the readers connect to her writing. Her first work of fiction ‘Ananya – A Bittersweet Journey’ published by Rupa Publications, dealt with the socially taboo subject of teenage pregnancy. The book received both popular and critical acclaim and is part of several leading educational institutes.
‘Double or Quits’, her second book, being published by Jaico, is a path breaking novel as it is the first corporate crime thriller in India with a female protagonist. Through Jyotsna’s journey, Shilpa brings out the constant struggle to find the right balance between emotions and practicality, aspirations and values, short term gains and sustainable life. Shilpa has deep insight of the corporate dynamics & stock markets and this makes Double or Quits a promising read.
Shilpa has been been a speaker, moderator and panellist at several literary and corporate events and an active member of various writer groups.
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