Sheetal Ranganathan (Columnist) Husband, Children, Family, Biography

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Husband: Anand Ranganathan
Hometown: New Delhi
Marital Status: Married

Sheetal Ranganathan

Profession(s)Columnist, Business Leader, Strategic Advisor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 4" (163 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
HometownNew Delhi
College/University• All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
• Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB), Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Educational Qualification• BS in Human Biology (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)
• MS in Biotechnology (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)
• MBA in Marketing Management (XIMB)
Social MediaTwitter
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseAnand Ranganathan (scientist, political analyst, author)
Anand Ranganathan
ChildrenSon- Jawahar Ranganathan (student)
Other RelativesFather-in-law- Subramania Ranganathan (1934-2016) (bioorganic chemist, professor)
Subramania Ranganathan
Mother-in-law- Darshan Ranganathan (1941-2001) (organic chemist, author, professor)
Darshan Ranganathan

Sheetal Ranganathan with colleagues at a business function

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sheetal Ranganathan

  • Sheetal Ranganathan was a brilliant student who got the university’s first Rank in all three years of Bachelor of Science studies at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.
  • As a student, she was a member of the Society of Young Scientists at AIIMS.
  • During her post-graduate studies, she also did a research dissertation (credit course) in Molecular Biology and Immunology, specializing in Tuberculosis.
  • She was a research fellow at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in New Delhi from January 2000 to June 2000 in the Recombinant Gene Products Group.
  • During her management studies at the Xavier Institute of Management (XIMB) in Bhubaneswar, she received the Orissa Jesuit Society Gold Medal for Social and Ethical Perspectives in Management.
  • She worked as Manager of Large Accounts (Corporate Accounts and Government of India Establishments) division in Wipro, New Delhi, from March 2002 to August 2003.
  • In August 2003, she joined as the Team Lead (Business Research) of Evalueserve, a global analytics and advisory services company.
  • At Evalueserve, she worked as a Group Manager (Business Research) from 2005 to 2008, Associate Vice-President of Business Research (Pharmaceuticals) from 2008 to 2012, and Vice-President and Global Head (Life Sciences and Health Care Operations) from 2012 to 2020.

    Sheetal Ranganathan with her colleagues at Evalueserve

    Sheetal Ranganathan with her colleagues at Evalueserve

  • She became the Mentor of the Innovation Unit at the Indian government’s National Health Authority in New Delhi for two years from Feb 2020 to Feb 2022.
  • She is a columnist in various news publications such as Mint, The Financial Express, Observer Research Foundation, DailyO, Swarajya, and India Today.
  • She has been a business partner at GrowX Ventures since 2020.
  • She has been the Chief Strategy Officer at Roche India in New Delhi since October 2020.
  • Due to her scientific knowledge, she has been invited to many television talk shows and debates.

    Sheetal Ranganathan on a television discussion

    Sheetal Ranganathan on a television discussion

  • She co-authored a book named India’s Forgotten Scientists with her husband Anand Ranganathan, which was initially under contract to be published by Bloomsbury Publishing.
  • The couple later cancelled the agreement as a protest when the publishing company withdrew from publishing the book Delhi Riots 2020: The Untold Story by Monika Arora, Prerna Malhotra, and Sonali Chitalkar under political pressure.