SVP and GM South & Southeast Asia, BBC Worldwide
Myleeta is responsible for the running of BBC Worldwide’s businesses in South and South East Asia. She is charged with the P&L of the company’s operations across the two regions – including channels, TV and digital sales, consumer products and Global News distribution, as well as BBC Player – an authenticated SVOD service featuring curated content from six BBC global brands for viewers online, as well as via an app on their smartphones and tablets.
Myleeta represents BBC Worldwide in a Joint Venture partnership with Sony Pictures International, for the upcoming launch of linear channel Sony BBC Earth in India. She also works across broadcasters to partner on key content deals for popular BBC properties like Sherlock (AXN), Dr Who (FX) and also digital platforms including Amazon, Netflix and Viu.
Myleeta oversees BBC Worldwide’s India production business, which produces award-winning shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a BBC Worldwide format as well as several other productions including Kaisi Yeh Yaarian, Girls on Top and Dancing Star (DWTS Kannada).
Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Myleeta helped co-found TV guide channel, What’s On India. Before that, she was Executive Producer at the Travel Channel based in the US. Here she executive produced and launched Travel Channel’s Emmy winning, most successful series to date: Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. The series earned Myleeta two Emmy nominations including Best Non-fiction Series.