Mihir Mankad

Mihir Mankad is a Lecturer in Communications at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and currently leads communication and media initiatives at the school. His course, The Arts of Communication, has become one of the highest enrolled courses at the school, with over 200 alumni in 2 years. Mihir’s career spans a diverse array of fields, including media, management consulting, and nonprofit leadership. Most recently, Mihir served as a national television anchor with top channels in India such as NDTV Business, Zee Sports, and the public broadcaster Doordarshan. In addition to hosting prime-time news bulletins, he was involved in anchoring three of the most viewed television events in Indian history, including the 2008 Olympics, 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, and the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Mihir’s pre-television career includes management stints at McKinsey, Bain, and The Clinton Foundation, where he was in charge of the country operations of the health access initiative. Mihir holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Psychology from Stanford University, where he was on the national championship tennis team, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and a mid-career MPA as a Mason Fellow from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.