Top 10 Women Leaders In Media & Entertainment - 2023

Technology has Turned M&E to ME

The media and entertainment industry is today driven by technology. This includes everything from cutting-edge special effects developed for movies to streaming media to virtual reality gaming, and new delivery channels for news, music, and advertising. In 2023, the indications show that change in the media and entertainment business is likely to continue. As the competition is getting heavy, studios and video streamers face the reality of their own market disruption, trying to find profit in a less profitable business. Streaming video on demand (SVOD) services spend billions on content to tempt fickle subscribers, social media services have more free video content than they can manage.

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The AI will be taking M&E industry into next level through recommendation, voice recognition and media automation. With the coming of OTTs, every provider has invested in the recommendation technology in order to be more efficient and accurate surface content with audiences which will make it valuable. Netflix has said that 80 percent of its content delivery is achieved through recommendation, and it, as well as all other streaming providers, will be competing to improve on this score throughout 2023.

M&E was an industry where only less number of women volunteered and was promoted. The issues in the industry were addressed multiple times. Research says that women remains locked out of top roles in M&E industry. Even though there are enough female characters in front of the camera, the number of females are only countable on the technical side of the industry. However, like any other field women are conquering this field to with high creativity and confidence.

In this issue, the Women Entrepreneur magazine brings in to spotlight a list of `Top 10 Women Leaders in Media & Entertainment - 2023', who are domineers of change in the corporate realm. This list of ten leading and inspiring women is crafted by a team of CEOs, VCs, and the editorial board, delivering inspiring stories of their journey and the contributions & roles played by them in the creation and empowerment of an economically healthy nation.

  • Light House Entertainment
  • CA Roshni D'Souza

  • A dynamic media professional with a strong entrepreneurial background with diversified interests in media & entertainment sectors

  • Digital Edify
  • Gauri Awasthi

  • A media expert with more than 15+ years of cumulative team experience in design thinking and digital transformation and providing onestop- shop-digital transformation facilitator for all your business needs

  • Cutting Eddges Films
  • Hinal Jethwa

  • An expert media professional holding demonstrated experience in video editing and also possesses skills in photography, advertising, videography as well as filmmaking

  • Aaj Media Productions
  • Jaya Sengupta

  • A passionate mentor in the media and education industry leveraging the education and entertainment sectors by bringing innovative ideas and approaches to people management and processes to improvise organizational efficiency and productivity

  • MissMalini Entertainment
  • Malini Agarwal

  • A digital influencer and a leading authority on digital brand building of over 15 years of experience in the media sector with a rapidly expanding organic readership and a social media reach

  • Cosmos Maya India
  • Megha Tata

  • A impetuous leader with over 30 years of experience bringing expertise in management of businesses in the media and entertainment industry

  • Highpowerv Media Entertainment And Communication
  • Mehar Farhana

  • An excellent leader and experienced executive in marketing and media with a track record of driving business growth Focusing on innovation and collaboration to drive company and client success

  • RRE Studios
  • Rajshree Agarwal

  • An artistic delivering musical curations & content creation solutions for consumers in a variety of areas with a solid footprint when it comes to the music industry on a professional level

  • Frizzon Productions
  • Sagarika Kochrekar

  • An expert professional with 10 years of production and post-production behind her and several years of pioneering media solutions to go

  • Zikr Productions
  • Shoneeka

  • An enthusiastic leader with more than 16 years of experience in brand building, content generation, TVCs, short films, copywriting, ideation to execution