But there's a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall? How a scar got on your face? Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. YES!!! There's a story inside all of us and Storymirror brings to you an unprecedented platform to express yourself freely and SHARE your untold stories with the world. We are a team of 'creators' with a literary vision who want to offer you a platform to write those untold stories that you carry within. Storymirror wants to be a part of your life and offer you a space to air and share your stories and make it available to the readers worldwide to read them and take delight in your creativity.
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Bibhu Datta Rout
CEO and Cofounder of StoryMirror
Bibhu is the co-founder and CEO of StoryMirror. His philosophy of constant innovation mingled with disruption , dedication and passion is embedded deep into the DNA of Storymirror. He believes strongly that art and literature is panacea for all problems, the world is facing right now and built a strong model around it.
Before co-founding StoryMirror, he experienced 17 years of corporate life which includes rich experiences from Barclays, UBS, Citi, Credit Suisse etc. He has strong background of IT, finance, algorithm trading, High frequency and quant trading , business strategy to name a few. While writing his debut novel, he came across the biggest problem the creative people are facing across globe and his love for literature compelled him to cofound StoryMirror and a creative ecosystem was born. Along with journey, he saw his novel "Wheels of Wish" ranked #1 Amazon India Best seller and a national best seller in just four months after its launch. A voracious reader and art lover, he dreams of building biggest repository of creativity at one single platform.
CEO and Cofounder of StoryMirror
Prior to founding StoryMirror, Deven was a banker in HSBC bank. He has 14 years of experience in commercial banking. His experience includes distinctive combination of New Business Planning & Development, Sales Management, Strategy & Planning, Portfolio Management, Stakeholder Management and People Management and this has been instrumental in turning around business operations, securing competitive positions and effectively leading teams through periods of growth, volatility and change. Prior to HSBC he had worked for ICICI Bank, BPL Telecom, Telerex Communications.
Ashish has done his B.COM from Delhi University and MBA (Marketing) from International Management Institute, Belgium. He has business exposure of more then a decade with Government and Private banks like HDFC, ICICI, HSBC and DBS wherein he got the opportunity to earn expertise in business consultation to large corporates and public sector undertakings. He has a flair for debt, equity, capital markets, company laws and book keeping. Though, Ashish is a thorough sales guy with excellent negotiation skills, his last three years as an entrepreneur have shaped him as a solution to most corporate complexities. Presently, he is putting his best efforts with StoryMirror in order to achieve a sustainable long-term company goal.
Hitesh comes with cross functional experience of more than 11 years in financial sector (Micro finance & Gold Loan), Retail & E-Commerce. Hitesh has business presence in micro finance, e-commerce and flower gifting & decor. Prior to starting off as an entrepreneur, Hitesh has worked with reputed institutions like Fullerton India (wholly owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd. , Singapore), ICICI Bank, SIDBI-SFMC and Naandi Foundation, across various geographical locations. He has rich experience in the areas of Business Development, Credit Rating, Credit Appraisal & Approval, Product Development, Process Re-engineering, Team Management, etc. Hitesh holds a Post graduated diploma in rural management from IRMA, Anand. When free from his business time, Hitesh loves to travel, is passionate about cricket and spends time with his family.
Pallav Swaroop Bhatnagar
As we say, "ad men are mad-men"; love to live with this tag of insanity. Spending over a decade in advertising as a copywriter/scriptwriter and recently labeled as a creative person, have worked on numerous brands across various business verticals from corporate to FMCG.
Dr Amit Nagpal
Dr Amit Nagpal, PhD is a Business Storyteller, Keynote Speaker and Digital Storytelling Coach.He is one of the pioneers of digital storytelling in India. After working for more than two decades in academics, and corporates (including publishing, television and digital marketing), he realized teaching is meditation and storytelling is Nirvana. He is also Chief Inspirational Storyteller at AL Services. AL Services has co-created stories of some of the most inspiring people in India & abroad.
She is an entrepreneur and co-founded Daksh Digital Content Services in 2013 after serving the content industry for more than a decade. Post graduate in English Literature and Interior Decoration, creativity seems to come naturally to her. She has been putting down articles, blog posts and product descriptions for over several years now. She has served reputed online marketing firms, travel industry, interiors, education institutes and health & beauty management organizations to name a few out of her vivid experience. Her articles have been published in reputed newspapers, portals and digital world. A passionate writer, she believes that life is beautiful, and so relishes life each day. 'Experience' is her teacher and 'Sunshine' her inspiration! A proud mom of two kids, she says, life shows her a new perspective each day. And the passion continues to flow- with writing being most favourite hobbies.
Suraj Prakash, age 64, is an eminent Hindi Writer, translator and editor. He has seven story collections, two novels and two satirical books to his credit. He has translated autobiographies of Charles Chaplin and Charles Darwin besides some other books from English. Although he is Punjabi but has translated few books, including autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi from Gujarati. He has been awarded Gujarat and Maharashtra Sahitya Academy awards.
There are more than 15 professionals who work part time in either editorial team or advising committee. The experience varies from 2-20 years. Some of them have worked for companies like Apple, IBM, Barclays, ICICI bank, Times of India, Hindustan times, INOX, NDTV. In addition, we have a team of several dynamic and creative students who help us build the stories' platform.