Having lived, worked, and studied in Dubai, Denmark, India and the USA, Jayesh brings together a unique cross-cultural sensitivity and a passion for solving ambiguous, unstructured business problems. A second-year MBA student at USC Marshall, Jayesh interned at Apple Inc. over the summer of 2018, and has at a variety of roles in CinePlay, a media start-up in India, as the Head of Operations, and has also worked in Sales and Distribution at Reliance Broadcast Networks and in Acquisitions at Magnolia Pictures.
In addition to his business pursuits, Jayesh is an avid film-maker, with his short film Sharbat screening at the Cannes Film Festival 2015 and winning the Best Short Film at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival, and another film he produced Chateau Sauvignon, screening at over 185 film festivals across the world.
Throughout his experience – whether in leading teams in global distribution of films, or extracting operating efficiencies in production- he always tries to find the story that needs to be told. Jayesh loves cooking, traveling and eating mangoes.