Debeshi Gooptu is a journalist turned author who lives and works in Gurgaon. Her first book, The Gurgaon Diaries! was published in 2015. Her second and recent book, Dragon Aunty Returns, has been published by Juggernaut Books in January this year. Debeshi’s 25-year-career includes stints in print, television, new media and higher education. She has worked with Business Standard, Business Today, Plus Channel, Financial Chronicle, British Council, Canadian Education Network and Intel Asia Electronics before setting up her own higher education research consultancy, Directions Online, in 2002. She is also the India Editor for Hong Kong-based technology publication Enterprise Innovation and is Head of Digital Content Strategy at Digiqom. She blogs for Huffington Post and has her own blog, The Gurgaon Diaries!, chronicling life in the Millennium City.

In her spare time, she plays the piano, sings in the bathroom and desperately tries to emulate Nigella in the kitchen.