V.R. Ferose is the founder of the India Inclusion Foundation, a Bengaluru-based nonprofit that aims to bring inclusion to the forefront in all sectors across India. He has co-authored several bestsellers, most notably The Invisible Majority: India’s Abled Disabled, Gifted: Inspiring Stories of People with Disabilities, and the GRIT series. Ferose has been included in various international lists of significance, such as ‘India’s Top 40 under 40’ in 2014 by Economic Times and Spencer Stuart, and was conferred ‘Young Global Leader’ in 2012 by the World Economic Forum. He currently heads the SAP Academy for Engineering in San Ramon and writes the bi-weekly column ‘Flyleaf’ for The New Indian Express. A passionate bibliophile, he has over three thousand rare books in his collection and is a member of The Grolier Club. In June 2023, he joined the board of the California publishing house Heyday Books.