Shankar Chelluri: Brings 20 years of rich and diversified experience in the field of communications – News Reporting, Public Relations & Corporate Communications. He worked for over 8 years in news Reporting as a business reporter & Business Editor later with Indian Express, Deccan Chronicle & Times of India writing on IT & ITeS, Telecom, Pharma, Healthcare, Govt. reforms, Power, Aviation etc. Worked as Regional Director – South for Vaishnavi Corporate Communications Pvt. Ltd managing a team of 50 professionals in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai & Cochin responsible for New Business, Media Relations, Client Servicing & Operations for these markets. Clients handled include Tata Teleservices, TCS, Taj group, Titan Industries, ITC Foods, Ascendas India, Himalaya Drugs, Ivy Comptech among others. He was the General Manager and Head – Corporate Communications for the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited managing the entire Image & Reputation Management for the country’s first airport developed under PPP model in India. Has vast exposure to managing clients’ image with tools like Media Relations, Branding, CSR & Stakeholder Engagement, Issue & Crisis Communication, and Internal & Marketing Communications besides Advertising.