Chandni Jafri is a New Media Evangelist, Advisor, Mentor, Business Head and Theatre Producer & Actor. She is the Founder & Executive Director of Sound and Light Social Ventures Pvt. Ltd. (SLSV), a Global Media Resource, Research, Rating & Consultancy Network in the domain of Corporate Social Responsibility in India.
She is also the Director of Media Company Sound & Light Productions, engaged in producing light and sound shows, stage shows, books, radio plays and television content. It is devoted to promotion of local arts, culture, fine and classical art forms and gives it a global stage.
As a member of Indo-Canadian Business Chamber Media & Entertainment committee, she focuses on mutually beneficial trade, investment & alliance opportunities in the Indo-Canada corridor.
Chandni started her career with Madison, India and soon became the Media Group Head. She then moved to CNBC-TV18 as the Head – Strategic Account and was a core member of the start-up team. She shifted to the sister company Web18 as the National Head – Sales & Alliances.
Chandni was offered the role of Vice President – SAARC Region at Visage Media Services (Getty Images) and shifted to London. She returned to Mumbai, India as Senior Vice President – Media Services VJIVE Networks.
In 2008, she partnered with The VCCircle Network as the Business Director and was instrumental in growing the company from pre-revenue to profitability in a span of 5 yrs. She structured and led the monetization model, future strategies, sales & marketing function, research and brand management.
In 2014, she launched her own venture, Sound and Light Social Ventures Pvt. Ltd. a Global Media Resource, Research, Rating & Consultancy Network in the domain of Corporate Social Responsibility in India.
The key mandate across her professional tenure has been to kick start projects/divisions/start-up media enterprises with core skill areas as strategy, sales, research & brand building.
Awards and Honors :
Profiled as Top 25 women CEOs by The Times of India feature on Women leaders in Media & Entertainment.