Ravi Pillai (Global Vice President, Media Partnerships - Storyful [Newscorp])

Ravi Pillai serves as Global Vice President, Media Partnerships for Storyful (Newscorp), the world’s premier verifier of Social content and provider of News Intelligence, Social Insights and Creative Services to the biggest Media & Broadcast companies, Publishers and Brands globally. He is responsible for 50% of the company’s revenue while managing a Global team, who's clients include New York Times, News UK, News Australia, Nat Geo, Wall Street Journal, ABC, CBS, Vice, Bytedance and more. Ravi has previously worked at various start-ups in New York, San Francisco and India, and has contributed significantly to the growth of the digital media industry and convergence of content, advertising and technology. His most recent speaking engagements include Newsxchange 2017 in Amsterdam and the IAB Brand Showcase Event in 2017 hosted by the New York Times in New York City.

Ravi comes from a well known family of Bollywood film makers in India and has worked in the film distribution business as the former Head of USA for Reliance/Adlabs, Head of Indian distribution for Warner Bros., and Head of Marketing for Saavn.com, India's biggest music app, most recently valued at $1 Billion.