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Joji Thomas Philip is the founder and editor-in-chief at DEALSTREETASIA. He is passionate about news and views, and believes this venture, his first stint at entrepreneurship, can make a difference, in the new media landscape that is emerging in this region.
After moving to Singapore in mid-2013, he has been Mint, India’s best business daily and a Wall Street Journal partnered publication. Joji enhanced his business journalism skills during a seven-year stint ending June 2013 with The Economic Times, where he reported on communications and telecoms, and was a senior-assistant editor, as well as the newspaper’s youngest vertical head.
Before The Economic Times, Joji covered telecoms and defence for Business Standard and he began his career as a city reporter with The New Indian Express in India.
When he is not working, or even when working, he enjoys tracking a wide range of sports, especially European soccer across different leagues, and is among the legion of long suffering Liverpool fans.
A passionate motorcyclist, but Singapore’s rules has forced Joji to spend most of his time at DEALSTREETASIA’s office, often dreaming of his past rides to Tibet, the Himalayas and Bhutan.
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