Vijay Menon

Vijay Menon is an American author, statistician, and backpacker. His TED talk, "Lessons Learned on the Trans-Siberian", garnered acclaim as he described his unique experiences traveling through Russia as a person of color. This culminated in his debut novel, "A Brown Man in Russia", in which he provides a lens into a Siberian winter from the perspective of a total outsider and relates subsequent lessons. In addition to Russia, Vijay has traveled to more than 50 countries in six continents over the past five years ranging from Zimbabwe to Taiwan. He graduated with dual degrees in Statistics and Economics from Duke University. Vijay has been published in the Economist, is a Duke Debate champion, and had his winning submission on global sustainability forwarded to President Barack Obama's desk by the United Nations following their national essay contest. Prior to entering the tech industry, he worked on the Battery 500 project at IBM, performed mass spectrometry research to discover cancer biomarkers at UC Davis, helped implement micro-consignment for entrepreneurs in Guatemala, and served as a low latency data analyst for teams in the National Basketball Association. Vijay currently resides in Silicon Valley working at Scribd, the Netflix for books, as the senior product manager lead having previously completed stints at both Microsoft and Dropbox.


A Brown Man in Russia

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9781911414759 | Pub. date: February 2018
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A Brown Man in Russia - Perambulations Through A Siberian Winter
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