R Jai Krishna, is a former journalist, career & start-up mentor, public policy strategist in India. Born and brought up in city of Chennai, in southern India, Jai is a graduate of political science with a post-graduation in Journalism and Mass Communications, from the University of Madras. He has a keen interest in social developmental sectors, and went on to pursue full-time career in journalism across print, television and new media for close to two decades, before moving on to build a career as a public policy/ public affairs strategist, helping to build human-centric governments, institutions and individuals with ethical policies for the greater common good.
At present, Jai leads a team of policy professionals at one of India’s oldest apex chamber of commerce, and also mentors media-technology and social start-ups. He personally is an impact investor, even before the concept emerged in the South Asian region. Jai also teaches, lectures on media, journalism, and mass communications, while offers public speeches for closed audiences in areas of building careers, Building Careers Not Jobs, Media and Entertainment, Social Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Business Plans, among other topics.