Shalini Govil-Pai is currently GM/VP of TV Platforms at Google. Her leadership has led to winning strategies for distribution of streaming media including Netflix, Disney+ and HBO Max across TV and mobile device form factors.
She previously served as Senior Director at YouTube, where her work enabled creators, storytellers and citizen journalists to expand their reach and increase monetization by >10x.
Prior to Google, Shalini was Technical Director at Pixar Animation, where she led efforts for the first entirely CG animated block-buster ‘Toy Story’ and ‘A Bug’s Life’.
Shalini is a well known thought leader and speaker on digital production and distribution trends, most recently delivering the keynote at IBC and at Google’s annual hardware event and featured on NextTV’s executive watchlist.
She is the author of two internationally-published books in Computer Graphics – Principles of Computer Graphics and Learning Computer Graphics.
Shalini has a BS and MS in Computer Science, and was conferred Distinguished Alumni from her alma mater, IIT.