From the rise of Infosys to the fall of Satyam, India’s $167 billion information technology industry has seen many disruptive events in the past 25 years. T.V. Mahalingam, who formerly anchored tech news coverage at the Economic Times, used his lecture series at the Asian College of Journalism to help students understand the history of the tech revolution in India and how it changed the larger corporate landscape. The journalist-turned-entrepreneur also shared handy tips on cultivating sources, building teams and navigating newsroom politics. Mahalingam is the brain behind TheBigScope, touted to be “India’s first post cable news network”.