Hema Markandan is an author, blogger and a marketing consultant. She has managed Certificate Programs for Ripples Learning. She has had extensive experience in Business Development and Franchise Development activities globally for Ripples Learning. She has conceptualized training programs and fun activities at Ripples Learning and Digital Nirvana Information Systems. She has worked as Editor for Business Articles/transcripts for the likes of Thomson Reuters and Factset at Digital Nirvana. She is currently researching on new age Human Resource Management and Learning & Development practices and publishing the findings as articles and blog posts. She is an avid reader and travel enthusiast.