A profile of The Information Company Pvt Ltdnews

The Information Company
17 April 2014

The Information Company Private Limited (TIC), incorporated in March 1999, focuses on serving business information and information technology needs in the Internet age. The company was promoted by Kiron Kasbekar, former Editor of The Economic Times, Bombay, Business Editor of The Times of India, and Managing Editor of Business India magazine, all leaders in their respective segments (business daily, news daily and business magazine).

Besides media, TIC offers content, design, software and web solutions. TIC has worked closely with the Tata Group for the past 14 years and with the Aditya Birla Group for the past 11 years, two of India's top four business groups. TIC also counts many other leading companies among its clients in India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the USA.

TIC has also developed knowledge management software products, and has a US patent for its document management system, Organyze. It also has a patent pending for the Informachine™ Information Management System (IMS).

TIC is an equal opportunities employer, and complies with good governance practices. For more information on the company, visit www.ticworks.com.

Started in 1999, www.domain-b.com is India's first online business daily, and attracts a premium audience of business managers, investors, professionals and B-school students. The website has over 200,000 pages, and covers around 2,000 companies and 80 industry segments; and it has been appreciated for timely reporting, quality of reports and breadth of coverage. The Editor of www.domain-b.com is Rajiv Shankar.

Directors and team

The TIC board has five directors, all professionals, including two whole-time directors:

Kiron Kasbekar, managing director, has worked in the publishing, database services and related businesses for well over three decades. A well-known writer on business and management issues, his previous positions include: Editor of The Economic Times, Bombay, Business Editor of The Times of India, and Managing Editor of Business India magazine, all of them leaders in their segments.

Kiron also has over three decades of experience in the business database business and in the managing of business enterprises. He has also been directly involved in media design and art. His experience in software development goes back to 1989.

Anjali Mathur, director and chief operating officer, has been in senior positions in journalism, including as Resident Editor of The Sunday Observer and Executive Editor of Gentleman magazine. She was a delegate to the Special Session on Women of the United Nations General Assembly in 2000, and is a founder member of the Network of Women in Media (India), an association of women journalists from across the country.

Sushil Khanna, a fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C), and professor, IIM-C, specialises in strategic management issues and has done consulting for large corporations besides teaching at IIM-C for over three decades, after a stint at Citibank.

S. Viswanathan, director, is a chartered accountant and MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has worked with leading global organizations, such as Price Waterhouse and the World Bank, and with Indian business groups such as TVS, RPG, and Manipal Group. He has over 25 years of experience in the areas of corporate and strategic planning, and finance.

Team: The TIC team has 60 people employed full-time. The team has writers and editors, designers, managers and software engineers in four cities in India. In addition, TIC has a network of external writers and editors.

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The Information Company Pvt. Ltd.
606, Aggarwal Trade Centre, Tower-A,
Sector-11, CBD Belapur,
Navi Mumbai 400614, Maharashtra, INDIA
Phone: 022 2756 4536 / 37 / 38
Fax: 022 2757 1998