After graduating from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Mainak has spent over two decades in the corporate sector, and currently works in a senior leadership role at a multinational firm, heading up its business for the Asia, Middle East & Africa region. A self-described cubicle dweller by day and writer by night, Mainak is also the author of over a dozen books, some of which have been bestsellers in India and abroad. These books have been translated into Turkish, Vietnamese, Japanese, French, German and Portuguese. He lives in Mumbai with his wife, Puja and their son, Aaditya. When not at work or with his family, he can usually be found working on or thinking about his next book.