The Orbit Shift Podcast

S01E03: Virginia Sharma — Startup lessons from JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment

September 25, 2020 Freshworks Inc. Season 1 Episode 3
The Orbit Shift Podcast
S01E03: Virginia Sharma — Startup lessons from JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment
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The Orbit Shift Podcast
S01E03: Virginia Sharma — Startup lessons from JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment
Sep 25, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Freshworks Inc.

Today we have a special episode for you. As part of AgainstAllOdds, our startup summit, we had the chance to sit down with Virginia Sharma, Vice President of Brand Solutions at JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment. Ms Sharma walked us through the founding and development of the Saavn app, how they combine data and art to make decisions at Saavn, her forecast for podcasts, the value of “edutainment” and the reason why AR Rahman collaborated with U2 shortly before the bands’ debut performance in India.      

About the Guest

Virginia Sharma is the Vice President of Brand Solution at JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment. She spearheads the company’s global digital ad monetization efforts across platforms and is responsible for driving adoption to JioSaavn’s advertising solutions for brands. Having worked in the U.S., Singapore, Japan and India, Virginia brings a global perspective to the digital entertainment company. Virginia has over 20 years of experience in leading marketing and sales teams. 

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Host and Producer - Jayadevan PK

Assistant Producer - Shashwath J

Audio Engineer - Rajesh Subramanian  


Show Notes

Today we have a special episode for you. As part of AgainstAllOdds, our startup summit, we had the chance to sit down with Virginia Sharma, Vice President of Brand Solutions at JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment. Ms Sharma walked us through the founding and development of the Saavn app, how they combine data and art to make decisions at Saavn, her forecast for podcasts, the value of “edutainment” and the reason why AR Rahman collaborated with U2 shortly before the bands’ debut performance in India.      

About the Guest

Virginia Sharma is the Vice President of Brand Solution at JioSaavn, the largest streaming platform for South Asian music and audio entertainment. She spearheads the company’s global digital ad monetization efforts across platforms and is responsible for driving adoption to JioSaavn’s advertising solutions for brands. Having worked in the U.S., Singapore, Japan and India, Virginia brings a global perspective to the digital entertainment company. Virginia has over 20 years of experience in leading marketing and sales teams. 

Sign up for regular updates from The Orbit Shift Podcast

Register as part of the Freshworks for Startups Programme 


The Orbit Shift Podcast is Powered by Freshworks Inc. a global SaaS company headquartered in San Mateo, California. 


Host and Producer - Jayadevan PK

Assistant Producer - Shashwath J

Audio Engineer - Rajesh Subramanian