Derek O'Brien is Asia's best- known quizmaster and the CEO of Derek O'Brien &
Associates Pvt. Ltd. He is the host of the longest-running corporate quiz show,
The Economic Times Brand Equity Quiz and host of the longest-running game show on
Indian television, the Bournvita Quiz Contest, for which he was voted the Best Anchor
of a Game Show at the Indian Television Academy Awards in 2003.
Apart from conducting live quizzes across the length and breadth of India, Derek
O'Brien regularly conducts quiz shows outside India. He is also the host of Mind
Grind, a school quiz show on Pakistani TV. In addition to his numerous quizzes,
Derek O'Brien has authored more than 40 reference and quiz books for Penguin, making
him Penguin India's highest selling reference author. He has recently written a
series of books for classes 1-8 titled 'Know and Grow with Derek', which is now
the leading book in its category.