Clare KandolaFounder and CEO at The Vidya Collective
Clare is CEO of Vidya Collective, a consultancy that supports content creators and distributors launch services, attract audiences, build market presence and achieve commercial viability. Over twenty years, Clare has gained global experience working with multinational and local media brands, with a specialisation in supporting services entering and operating in Africa, leading research and strategy to develop viable digital TV services.
Clare’s background is in development and commercial management of broadcast and OTT, working externally and within management 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.