Founder of GolfingIndian.com and SheThePeople.TV
Shaili Chopra is one of India’s top television editor-presenters. She has a prolific journalism, which has now furthered her into entrepreneurship, allowing her to use her news skills to create meaningful content for the web. In her last role, she was the Senior Editor and Lead Anchor at ET NOW, the Economic Times Business News Channel and earlier with India’s largest tv network NDTV where she was part of the core team that set up their business channel NDTV Profit.
In March 2016 Shaili was announced one of India’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Media, Marketing and Advertising by IMPACT Magazine. She is the founder of two success startups called GolfingIndian.com and SheThePeople.TV
Shaili’s startups have been official partners of the government’s efforts such as StartUp India Initiative, Make In India initiative, TiE’s StartUp Expo and many more. In 2012,
SheThePeople.TV is the biggest storytelling platform for women achievers in India.
Shaili received India’s highest honour in journalism The Ramnath Goenka Award for best in Business Journalism. She also won the Media Foundation Best Business Anchor Award for 2010 and in the same year the Federation of Indian Industry (FICCI) gave her the Young Women’s
Achiever Award for contribution to media. She also won the News Television Award for the Best Reporter in India in 2007 and later in 2008, her business-golf show Business on Course, won the Best Show Award.
Shaili Chopra has been at the forefront of key global events including the G-20 of 2008 in Washington on dealing with the big economic crisis, Prime Minister’s visit for bilateral talks in Germany, World Economic Forum in Davos (2011 and 2012), India Economic Summit and the World Retail Congress. She also spoke at the Doha Middle Eastern Economic Summit (May 2015) on the power of Social Media.
She is the author of the critically acclaimed Big Connect- Politics in the Age of Social Media; a book on golf and business called Birdies and Business and When I Was 25 a book in which India’s top changeagents and leaders share their stories of risk and reward.
Shaili was ranked among the 30 witty, intelligent and incredibly fun Indian women to follow on Twitter by CNN-IBN (India arm of CNN).
Shaili’s big interviews include Warren Buffett, George Soros, IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, Vikram Pandit of Citi, Nobel Laureate Dr Amartya Sen, Doomsday economist Nouriel Roubini, GE’s Jeff Immelt, JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, Singer Peter Gabriel, Author Paulo Coehlo, Blackrock’s Chairman Larry Fink, Sir Evelyn Rothschild, Deutsche Bank’s Anshu Jain, Barclays’ John Varley, Corporate Guru Dr Ram Charan, Rothchild’s Lady Lynn, LVMH’s Yves Carcelle, Ikea’s Anders Dahlvig, Hermes’ Christian Blanckert, WEF’s Klaus Schwab, Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi and many others.