Vice President & Business Head / Chief Technology Officer & Head of Emerging Media Technologies
Whistling Woods International
Chaitanya has a multi-faceted 2-decade career spanning the Film & Creative Arts industry. Most of it has been spent at Whistling Woods International, India’s premier Film & Creative Arts institution. He is currently a part of the leadership team and serves as Vice President & Business Head of the institute as well as its Chief Technology Officer and heads the emerging media technologies division for the institute.
Over the past decade, he has been instrumental in the mainstreaming of Film & Creative Arts education in India. He also heads the institute’s efforts to be at the cutting edge of emerging technologies, through development labs set up at the institute, in partnership with global technology giants like Sony, Red, Apple, Google, Jio and many more, all of which have done strong development work in multiple emerging technologies and workflows.
He has acquired a strong understanding of the Indian & global Film & Creative Arts industry and how best to deliver education in the same, as demonstrated through several papers, articles & analytical presentations. He is an active speaker at key global M&E industry, Technology & Education forums.