Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas

Anand Giridharadas

Author, Winners Take All | Special Correspondent, TIME

Anand Giridharadas is the author of the New York Times best seller Winners Take All: The
Elite Charade of Changing the World
The True American (soon to be a feature film), and India
Calling
. He is an editor at large and special correspondent for TIME, was a foreign
correspondent and columnist for The New York Times from 2005 to 2016, and has also written
for The AtlanticThe New Yorker, and The New Republic. He is a former McKinsey analyst, an
Aspen Institute fellow, a visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New
York University, an on-air political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC, and has spoken on the
main stage of TED. He appears regularly on TV and the radio in the United States and globally,
including on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, “Morning Joe,” and “The Daily Show.” His writing has been
honored by the Society of Publishers in Asia, the Poynter Fellowship at Yale, and the New York
Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Award. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, Priya
Parker, and two children.

“Anand put it very powerfully. Real change comes through persuasion and openness to others.” 
—President Barack Obama