Aroon Raman is a Bengaluru based entrepreneur and author. His research and innovation company, works in the area of materials science and has won critical acclaim for developing scientific talent at the grass-roots level. His debut novel, a spy thriller called ‘The Shadow Throne’, quickly became a national bestseller. ‘The Treasure of Kafur’ is his second novel. He divides his spare time between trekking, advising, supporting NGOs and travel.