Marketing & Innovations Advisor
"Even in Silicon Valley, where cutting-edge advertising is the norm and marketing geniuses legion, Satjiv Chahil and his resume stand out."
Christopher Lawton - The Wall Street Journal
"Few executives have had greater influence shaping marketing in Silicon Valley than Satjiv Chahil."
Kevin Kelleher - Fortune
Satjiv is a Silicon Valley pioneer and thought leader who specializes in the digital transformation of global businesses, enabling startups to scale, and aligning business goals with social purpose.
He is a sought-after keynote speaker at global industry and economic forums, and educational institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, USC, INSEAD, and the Sorbonne.
His clients have included: Audi, Beats by Dr. Dre, Blackberry, BMW, Engadget, Mercedes-Benz, Omnicell, Sony, Starkey, Swarovski, Symantec, TechCrunch...
Satjiv serves as Chairman of the Chahil Foundation, Trustee of the America India Foundation, is a Member of the Board of Directors of Universal Electronics, and a Director of Cinequest, the Silicon Valley Film Festival.
In a multifaceted career, Satjiv helped established Apple as the leader in multimedia PCs and digital media, facilitated the establishment of a new category of mobile computing at Palm, and built iconic brands at Sony and HP. He has been one of the most successful catalysts of digital convergence, and has forged pioneering alliances between technology firms and the worlds of entertainment, sports, music and fashion.
As a senior vice president of global marketing, he and his team conceived and implemented HP's game changing 'Computer is Personal Again' campaign which drove new innovations and reinvigorated the entire PC industry while establishing HP as the market leader.
Prior at Apple he founded its New Media division and played a key role in transforming the industry to it's next paradigm, as a consumer necessity. He also served on Apple's Executive Management committee as Apple's global marketing chief and GM of its Entertainment and Internet division.
Additionally, he has been a Digital Convergence Advisor to Sony, a merchandising and lifestyle Advisor to BMW/MINI, several entertainment organizations in Hollywood and several start-ups in Silicon Valley.