Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh on The Economist, Independent Commentary in Singapore and Freedom To Listen artwork
BRAVE Southeast Asia Tech with Jeremy Au

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh on The Economist, Independent Commentary in Singapore and Freedom To Listen

  • S1E53
  • 49:40
  • April 26th 2021

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh is the author of 'Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore' and co-author of 'Hard Choices: Challenging the Singapore Consensus'. He is currently working on a book about China and India.

From 2006-13 Sudhir worked for the Economist Corporate Network and Economist Insights [units of The Economist Group] in Hong Kong and Singapore. He continues to work freelance for the company. He has moderated and spoken on panels across Asia for the firm, most recently at The Economist’s Open Future Festival in Oct 2019 in Hong Kong. In his personal capacity as an author, Sudhir has spoken at numerous institutions and events around the world, including Columbia University, Harvard University, The World Bank, Yale-NUS, the Georgetown Literary Festival and the Singapore Writers Festival.

He is currently a contract-based supervising editor at DBS’s Asian Insights Office, as well as a senior writer at WildType Media.

Sudhir has written for a variety of publications, including The Economist, Foreign Affairs, Nikkei Asian Review and The Straits Times. He has appeared on numerous regional and international video shows, including CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.

Born and schooled in Singapore, Sudhir has bachelor’s degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Shownotes at https://www.jeremyau.com/blog/sudhirtv

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