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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Clare Kandola
Founder and CEO at The Vidya Collective


Clare is CEO of Vidya Collective, a consultancy that supports content creators and distributors launch services, attract audiences, and achieve commercial viability. She has undertaken research and strategy across Africa, working with TV and OTT providers and supporting sector growth.

Clare’s background is in development and commercial management of broadcast and OTT, working externally and within leadership teams of content owners, aggregators and platforms. She worked with Amazon on the international roll-out of Prime Video, managed development of VOD service Lovefilm, and was Commercial Director for UK satellite provider Freesat. She has worked within management of leading international content companies, as Bloomberg’s Commercial Director for EMEA and South Asia, managed Discovery’s distribution and acquisitions across EMEA, and managed digital advertising for Turner in London.

Clare Kandola's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: New models for monetisation in Africa’s content landscape

  • Chair’s opening remarks

  • Fireside chat: Celebrating and exploring the drama landscape

  • Panel: Exploring the growth of digital content creation

  • Panel: SES Industry Days Africa 2020 – Content and consumption: where are African viewers to be found?


Speakers at this event