The Team


Dr Vivek Desai

Blessed with a million dollar smile and a calm composure he is the brain and driving force behind the magazine. Dr Vivek Desai drives the editorial team to new boundaries of excellence in his role as Editor in Chief. With several degrees to his credit and a plethora of awards and accolades, he embraces out of the box ideas.


Dr Sweta Jalan

The editing wizard, Dr Sweta Jalan, Asst. Editor of Healthcare Executive has a penchant for perfecting stories. A pro at multitasking and incessant follow up, she ensures that deliverables are met in a timely manner. She has completed her dentistry from Manipal University and has a MPH form Sheffield University, UK.


Ikyatha Yerasala

Ikyatha Yerasala is a consulting correspondent who brings with her a varied experience in interviewing some very interesting people – from sports stars to actors and artistes. A true blue Bangalorean, she’s passionate about women’s rights, music, cricket, movies and rasagullas. She hopes to see more research focusing on invisible illnesses.

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Deepa Natarajan

A former reporter with a newspaper, Deepa Natarajan is now a freelance writer, journalist and editor apart from being a mommy to a little princess. She also has a special affinity for music, travelling, gardening and yoga.

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Sandhya Mishra

Sandhya Mishra is an alumni of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and exhibits an enormous experience in healthcare research. A bon vivant, vegan at heart, traveller, a poet are few of the things that construe her best.



A healthcare professional with a graduate degree in dentistry, she has a knack for research and an eye for detail. As a healthcare consultant, she has worked on various public health projects as well as for private hospitals in the country. Lisha is daring, always up and ready for a new experience, and has a fascination for financials, museums and mythology.