NS Ramnath is co-author of The Aadhaar Effect: Why the World’s Largest Identity Project Matters (2018) and a senior writer at Founding Fuel, a media and learning platform. He received the Polestar Award for best business feature in 2017, and was Tow Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Fellow at City University of New York in 2014. Prior to Founding Fuel, he was with Forbes India and The Economic Times. His writings have appeared in The Hindu, Mint, Quartz, and Scroll. He has degrees in economics and finance from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning.