Ritu Kapur is the co-founder and CEO of The Quint, an English and Hindi language Indian news website launched in 2015. She has driven digital innovation at Quintillion Media from redesigning sites, to starting the innovation lab, to launching a health vertical FIT to driving the fight against misinformation with WebQoof.
Ritu Kapur has also strived to provide multiple platforms for free speech. One such platform is Talking Stalking, where The Quint collaborated with senior advocate Kamini Jaiswal and Member of Parliament Dr Shashi Tharoor to submit a bill in Parliament to make stalking a non-bailable offence. Others include The Quint's multilingual campaign BOL, and its citizen journalism initiative My Report.
She is on the advisory board of Oxford University’s Reuters Institute Of Journalism, the World Editor's Forum at WAN-IFRA and Future News Worldwide. Ritu Kapur has been recognized by Outlook Business as Woman of Worth 2017 - The Newsmaker.