R P Lakshmi venkatraman

Associate Vice President - Pre-Press

Lakshmivenkataraman joined KSL as an Electronics Engineer in 1980. After working for a few years with facsimile and typesetting equipments, he moved to colour processing and has established himself as a colour management expert.

He was involved with the implementation of  NICA (Network Interactive Content Access), CCI editorial system and PPI ad planning system. He was instrumental in selection and implementation of the image setters and subsequently the CTPs in all the 12 printing centres of The Hindu. He now looks after the entire Pre- Press department (which includes Pagination, Ad Operations and CTPs) in all the 12 printing sites of The Hindu. Under his guidance, The Hindu has won many INCQC memberships from WAN IFRA.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from the College of Engineering, Guindy, Madras University, and a Masters in Electronics and Communications from Anna University.