Chandra Bhan Prasad (born September 1958) is an Indian journalist, writer, activist and political commentator. He also acts as an advisor to the Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI). In 2007-08 Prasad was a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been profiled by The New York Times and The Washington Post. Prasad's writings include Defying the Odds- The Rise of Dalit Entrepreneurs (2014), co-authored with Devesh Kapur and D. Syam Babu.