Kannan Chandran is the founder of E-Quill Media, which produces the award-winning magazine STORM. EQM also publishes SINGAPORE, the magazine of the Singapore International Foundation, and business books for INSEAD and the NUS Business School, among others.
A journalist who started with The Straits Times in 1980, he has been a theatre, film and music critic. In the 1990s he was the Managing Editor of Magazines Incorporated which produced magazines like The Peak, and several publications for corporations like American Express, HSBC and Mercedes-Benz. As a journalist he has interviewed international celebrities and business leaders in various fields.
Kannan has been decorated by the government of Chile for his contributions to journalism. He was the President of the pro-tem committee that established Mensa Singapore. He has kept goal for St. Joseph’s Institution and written songs for regional recording artists.
While his knees may beg to differ, he refuses to accept the fact that growing older slows you down.