Madanmohan Rao

Research Director, YourStory Media

Research Director

YourStory Media



Dr. Madanmohan Rao, an author and consultant from Bangalore, is research director at YourStory Media, India’s No.1 platform for startups and investors. He is the editor of five book series spanning over 15 books.

He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology at Bombay and completed his advanced studies from University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is M.S. in computer science and a Ph.D. in communications. He works as a consultant and author from Bangalore, in knowledge management and new media. He was formerly the Communications Director at the United Nations Inter Press Service Bureau in New York, and vice president at India World Communications in Bombay. He is the Research Projects Director of Mobile Monday and co-founder of the Bangalore K-Community. His interests include creativity, innovation, knowledge management, and digital media. Madan is the founder of the Indian Proverbs Project and world music & jazz editor at Jazzuality and World Music Central.