Milee Ashwarya

Milee Ashwarya is the Editor in Chief for Commercial and Business books, and the Backlist Publisher at Penguin Random House India. In more than a decade long career in publishing, she has been responsible for establishing and spearheading the local publishing list first at Random House India and now at Penguin Random House India, discovering new trends and exploring new genres. Her focus has been on championing the best Indian voices while publishing a range of bestsellers across segments. Her authors include Piyush Pandey, Hussain S. Zaidi, Yuvraj Singh, R. Gopalakrishnan, Karan Johar, Ravi Subramaniam, Twinkle Khanna, Navi Radjou, Shilpa Shetty, Novoneel Chakraborty, Amjad Ali Khan, Suhel Seth, Shradha Sharma, Emraan Hashmi, Sonali Bendre, Radhakrishnan Pillai and Payal Gidwani Tiwari to name a few. A TEDx speaker, she is passionate about issues related to working women and children. She was recently awarded the Women Achievers’ Samman 2017 for publishing by the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) and NRI Achievers.