S Swaminathan has an impressive background as an economist trained at Yale University, a Consultant to the World Bank, and a media executive. He is passionate about transparency, good governance, and the use of XBRL as a standard for quality data. Swaminathan is also actively engaged in world politics and policymaking and has been involved in organizing the World Cup cricket tournaments. Additionally, he holds leadership positions in several organizations, including the Consultative Committee on XBRL, MCA, Govt. of India, and the IT sub-committee of CII, Western Region.