As CEO of Amar Chitra Katha (ACK Media ), Vijay is spearheading the transformation of the legacy of Amar Chitra Katha. The goal is to strengthen the position of ACK as India’s favorite storyteller, harnessing the power of Print, Television, Digital and Social Media to create a new storytelling paradigm. The organization is moving steadily to expand its iconic properties onto a global footprint. It is creating new engagement models for children and families to experience the magic of storytelling.
Vijay has 23 years of leadership experience in Media and Consumer businesses. With key assignments at BlowPlast, Zee Network, Bennett Coleman & The Alia Group, Vijay has worked with leading brands, created and led innovative business units, spearheaded corporate strategy and has also been an entrepreneur.
After starting his career in Sales and Marketing at VIP Luggage, he joined the leadership team at ZEE Telefilms (Zee Network). He was part of the startup team at Zee Education, which is now a leading publicly listed education company. Vijay also led various business initiatives at the Zee Group in the entertainment television business and corporate affairs.
After a long stint at Zee Network, Vijay joined the Times Group (Bennett & Coleman) where he handled multiple strategic projects. Prior to joining Amar Chitra Katha, Vijay was an entrepreneur at the Alia Group, offering Seed Capital and Venture Incubation solutions to startups.
Vijay is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur.