Manish Khanduri is head of news partnerships in India for Facebook. Manish has worked in leadership positions in the media industry in India and the United States in the online, mobile, television and print platforms. He was a senior business journalist in India leading corporate and stock market reportage for the Business Standard newspaper and the Businessworld magazine in Delhi and Mumbai. As Director, Strategic Planning at Turner Broadcasting in the US, Manish helped CNNís digital properties (CNN.com and CNN Mobile) strategize and execute a number of growth initiatives including the launch of one of the first citizen reporting tools developed by a news media company. As Director, Consulting, at Cognizant, Manish was responsible for helping drive large scale IT transformations for Digital and Broadcasting clients in India and ANZ region. Manish is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. A passionate supporter of animal rights causes, he has volunteered at various animal shelters in the United States and India.