Chetan Bhagat was born in 1974 and is an author and columnist. He was included in Time magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential People in 2010. He has a mechanical engineering degree from IIT Delhi and a PGP from IIM Ahmedabad. After a few years as an investment banker, he decided to pursue writing. He has written ten novels and three non-fiction books. His first novel, Five Point Someone, was published in 2004.