Himanshu Giri

CEO, Pratham Books


Currently leading the team at Pratham Books (India’s largest non-profit children’s book publishing house) as their CEO, Himanshu has more than two decades of work experience in the field of educational publishing and travel services with an expertise in operations, sales, marketing and outreach.

He has a post-graduation in marketing and sales along with an immense exposure to book production and distribution markets in India and Asia-Pacific. Having worked on many public and private educational projects for setting up libraries for underserved children in India, his expertise includes strategic partnerships, OSMU (one source multi use), program implementation among other things. Himanshu was one of the key team associates that set up Scholastic in India (world’s largest children book company) and has an association of more than a decade with the company.