Vice President, Brand Solutions JioSaavn
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.
Recognized as one of the top digital leaders in the country today, Virginia has over 20 years of experience in leading marketing and sales teams. She was associated with IBM for over 15 years in various global and regional roles, including India Vice President of Marketing and Communications before joining LinkedIn Asia Pacific in 2014, where she became one of the top 10% of sales leaders. Virginia went on to lead LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions in India.
A BSc graduate from Virginia University with an MBA degree in Finance and Entrepreneurship from NYU Stern School of Business, Virginia is currently pursuing her doctorate in Business Administration from the Indian School of Business. In 2018, she was recognized by the Economic Times for their Women Ahead powerlist, as well as Impact’s Top 50 Women in Marketing Media and Advertising (2018 and 2019). Sharma was the first chairperson for the Marketing Society India Chapter and is a member of the Global Advisory Board for UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce. She is also recognised as the first Indian leader to become a Marketing Academy Fellow by McKinsey and Co. She is based in Gurgaon.