Deepika Arun

Executive Producer, Podcasts - Human Podium

Deepika Arun is a pioneer in the Tamil audio/podcast space. Her podcast Kadhai Osai has over 6 million listens across different platforms.

She is a leading Tamil Audiobook Narrator having narrated over 70 audiobooks.She was the Language Manager for Tamil at Storytel, India and helped to grow the Tamil category from scratch.

She has produced and directed an audio drama podcast for Spotify. She is also the Adjunct Faculty for Podcasting at the prestigious Asian College of Journalism.

She believes that audio is a powerful medium for storytelling and is committed to using her skills to bring quality podcasts to a wider audience through Human Podium.

Dipika A Khaitan

Director - Human Podium

Dipika A Khaitan's professional journey has been about building people-centric businesses. With a degree in Communications, she worked in the corporate sector for a few years before embarking on entrepreneurship.

In 2012, she founded Maiya Publishing as a boutique publishing house for biographies and memoirs, children’s books and coffee table books. Dipika has been recognized for her contribution to business by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation) as one of 100 Successful Women Entrepreneurs in MSME compendium.

Deeply influenced by Jiddu Krishnamurthi’s philosophy, thanks to her schooling at the Valley School, Bangalore, Dipika is equally active in philanthropy, particularly in animal welfare, child welfare, holistic wellness and has been a long-standing practitioner of GMCKS Pranic Healing, Manila.

Thulsi Gopinath

Director - Human Podium

Thulsi Gopinath, Director at Human Xpert India Private Limited, holds a pivotal role in leading HR operations and spearheading the company’s expansion into emerging markets. With nearly a decade of experience in the Healthcare Management services sector, she now envisions forging partnerships with impactful publishers, broadcasters, and organizations.

Thulsi Gopinath embarked on her journey after achieving a 1st class BA in English Literature from Ethiraj College, Chennai. Her passion for driving positive change in the business realm ignited in 2013, propelling her to guide the strategic direction, growth, and performance of diverse ventures.