Charudutta Panigrahi, is a dynamic Indian thinker and far ahead of his times. An author, poet, public policy expert, Charudutta wears multiple hats and works globally.He is best known for his work in ‘public resources management and leadership’. He has books and numerous articles and other works to his name, the most renowned book being Vignettes. He has been recently felicitated as Odisha Gaurav (the Pride of Odisha), by a leading social organisation. Charudutta has been attributed to have defined social-public partnerships, its concepts and differentiated between innovations and innovations-at-scale. He is known for his powerful oratory. Founder of Ananya, a development portal, he sits on the Boards of think tanks and strategy institutions. Charudutta lives in Gurgaon with his family and is a well-known intellectual in Delhi circles.