Haresh Tilani on Breaking Barriers in the Media Industry, Adapting Content Production in a Pandemic and Engaging Socio-Political Discourse
- October 9th 2020
Haresh Tilani is a Singaporean writer, director, actor, and cofounder of Ministry of Funny, one of Singapore's top comedy brands. To date his videos have been viewed more than 26 million times and have received coverage by mainstream media around the world.
He was talent scouted for the starring role in HBO's first comedy in Asia, "Sent", as Lead Actor and Associate Producer. Haresh has also co-created, co-wrote and starred in series produced for HOOQ and MediaCorp, earning awards from the Asia-wide Filmmakers Guild and the Asian Academy Creative Awards. Prior to becoming a content producer, Haresh was part of the founding team of the airlines, Scoot, and was its Head of e-Commerce and Distribution.
Haresh is currently a Founder-in-Residence of the eighth cohort of Entrepreneur First (E F). EF is the world's leading talent investor and has created over 200 companies and raised more than 500 million in investments.
Haresh graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a double degree in Mechanical Engineering and Entrepreneurship. In his free time, he goes for long runs around Singapore. You can connect with him at www.linkedin.com/in/hareshtilani
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