Vikram Chandra is the consulting editor of NDTV. He was the CEO of NDTV Group from 2011 to October 2016. He has been called in the popular press, one of the top journalists in India today. Chandra's reputation as a journalist was built while covering the Kashmir conflict. He is the former anchor for the Nine O'Clock News and current host of Gadget Guru and anchor of The Big Fight. Chandra received the designation "Global Leader for Tomorrow" from the World Economic Forum. He has twice won the Hero Honda Indian Television Academy Award Award for Best Anchor for a Talk Show for The Big Fight in 2005 and the Teacher's Achievement Award for Communication, amongst other coveted recognitions.