Saji Pillai BUSINESSMAN, ENTREPRENEUR

At  Sony, in the span of 19 years, he donned many hats – Plant Manager, Sales Director and then Business Head of the division that manufactured world class quality Cassettes, CDs, DVDs, Movie Blu-rays and Gaming Discs such as PS2, PS3.

After the Management Buyout (MBO) of Sony Plant in 2015, Saji along with his colleagues decided to serve the Optical Discs industry with manufacturing of all kinds of optical discs, taking on the new challenges that the evolving technology demanded. Today he is a successful businessman heading the company Samanvii Digimedia Art And Solutions which also handles other allied industries like Packaging and Graphic services which cater to international clients.

His passion for films goes a long way. In the midst of his busy working career he attended many short courses in script writing and filmmaking.  He worked in the production of the film “Firebrand” in 2018, directed by his mentor Arunaraje Patil. 

Along with his passion for films, his passion to make a difference to others’ life led him to do voluntary work with Landmark Education from 2000, when he first attended the Landmark Forum. The Program transformed him from being an introvert to someone who loves being a people person. Today he leads the “Team Management and Leadership Program” classrooms and has coached and trained more than 2000 people.