Sudeep Chakravarti is a leading commentator on matters of business and human rights, and socio-political and security issues in India and South Asia. Sudeep's non-fiction narratives - Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country, on India's ongoing Maoist rebellion; and Highway 39: Journeys through a Fractured Land (4th Estate, HarperCollins), set in north-east India - are critically feted bestsellers. His essays on conflict are contained in several collections, including Non-State Armed Groups in South Asia; andMore than Maoism: Politics, Policies and Insurgencies in South Asia. Sudeep began his career with The Asian Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones & Company. He subsequently held senior positions at Sunday, India Today, HT Media and India Today Group. Sudeep's media writing is extensively published in numerous Indian and global publications. Sudeep is a professional member of World Future Society, Washington D.C. He was earlier invited to the Club of Asia by Strategic Intelligence. He is invited to comment on aspects of internal security on network television; social, digital and print media platforms; at academic institutions and think-tanks, including India's Army War College, the Naval War College, and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; various CEO and investment forums; and for similar engagements in North America, Europe and Asia.