Uday Shankar leads 21st Century Fox’s video businesses across Asia and has driven the transformation of Star in the most important growth market, India. Under the leadership of Uday Shankar, Star India has grown 7-fold in the last decade to become India’s leading media and entertainment company reaching over 700 million viewers every month, while using its programming as a catalyst for social change. His tenure has been marked by persistent leadership in television through innovative programming, sparking a multi-sports revolution and the creation of India’s largest premium streaming platform, Hotstar, with 350 million downloads. He is a leading voice of the media and broadcasting industry and has been at the forefront of landmark reforms for the industry.