Ananth Padmanabhan is the CEO of HarperCollins India. HarperCollins is one of India’s largest publishing houses, publishing over 200 new books every year, representing a wide range of publishers from India and abroad and is the only publisher to have been awarded the Publisher of the Year Award thrice (2015, 2016 and 2018). Collins Learning, India’s fastest growing education publisher, a division of HarperCollins, which publishes into the K-12 segment has increased its market share to over 4000 schools within five years and is growing steadily. Ananth has spent over 25 years in publishing, having started at a bookstore in Chennai ,India, in 1992. He joined HarperCollins in 2015.