Slicing & Dicing Data: Kavita Shenoy, Founder & CEO, Voiro

Kavita Shenoy straddles the world of media and entertainment with equal ease. The young and dynamic founder and CEO of Voiro worked with many reputed companies, such as Lintas and Google, before starting her own company in 2012. Voiro – the Bengaluru-based a revenue management solutions provider for media houses and digital publishers – helps media businesses achieve sharper monetisation through technological intervention. In an engaging chat with Sharmila Chand, Ms Shenoy talks about her live, likes and dislikes.


How do you define yourself?

Constantly learning, relentlessly selling and poised to win


What is your philosophy of life?

Never give up.


What is your passion in life?

My company Voiro, my family and my fitness regime


What is your management mantra?

Always work towards a goal. Have the bigger picture in mind, and the rest will fall into place. Never stop pushing beyond your comfort zone because that is where complacency sets in.

A business leader you admire the most...

A few of them are Marissa Meyer, Adam Grant, Nir Eyal and Kara Swisher

Your source of inspiration...

The explosion of data, the convergence of content and the backbone of technology


You are a tough, serious boss or…

I believe in tough love as a boss, so a little bit of both.


What do you enjoy the most in life, generally?

Chasing a goal, early-morning runs, ideating with my team and unwinding on my farm


How do you de-stress?

Exercise and fantasy novels


What is your fitness regime?

I balance my regime between Pilates, Yoga, running and taking the stairs every chance I get!


Your mantra for success...

Find the right mentors at different stages of your life. Listen. Be willing to fail, and learn from your mistakes. Be open to learning from every experience. Trust your teams to succeed with you.


Your dream...

Making Voiro the #1 media tech and analytics platform


Ten years from now, where do we see you?

I’d love to know the answer to this one. Is there a time machine to take us all there?


Give three lessons you have learnt in life as an entrepreneur.

-         Things can get really difficult, but having faith that you will thrive is the key.

-         Always surround yourself with people smarter than you.

-         When all else fails, go for a run!

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