Founder & CEO, Facultas Media Limited

Maithreyi Seetharaman is a London-based international journalist, communicator and entrepreneur with two decades of global media experience. She founded Facultas Media Limited in 2013 and has been designing and creating content for clients across the world since. She also writes the weekly newsletter ‘The Chief Brief’ and is Global Advisor to U.S. based non-profit ‘Journey’.   

Maithreyi was most recently director of live media content for Fortune Magazine and Co-Chair of Fortune Most Powerful Women International, Fortune Global Forum and Brainstorm Design. She has also created and hosted as Anchor and Executive Editor, five seasons of Euronews’ flagship economic show, Real Economy. She also designed and created the network’s award-winning flagship Middle East show, ‘Inspire Middle East’. Previously, she was the co-host of CNBC Europe’s Squawk Box Europe and anchor and stocks editor for Bloomberg Television in London and New York. Maithreyi helped launch CNBC in India and was the channel’s prime time anchor. She began her professional career as a corporate reporter for the Indian financial daily, The Financial Express.   

Maithreyi has served on the Advisory Board of Docusign and holds a Master’s in international relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University, New York, and a Master’s in Journalism from Bond University, Australia.