Parmesh Shahani, whom the Financial Times listed in 2012 as one of “25 Indians to watch,” is the head of the Godrej India Culture Lab, an experimental idea-space that brings together the best ideas and people working in India from across the academic, creative, and corporate spheres to explore what it means to be modern and Indian. Mr. Shahani also serves as Verve magazine’s Editor-at-Large. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, a TED Fellow, and a Yale World Fellow. His book, Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)longing in Contemporary India, was released in 2008. You can learn more about Parmesh here or follow him on Twitter at @parmeshs.