Biren is a thought leader and an industry evangelist prominently featured in all the major content markets and events across the globe for over 22 years. He is a futurist and strategist and is recognised by Government and Industry as a mentor and visionary. He has helped build global recognition for the Indian AVGC (Animation, VFX, Games and Comics) industry.
During his tenure Technicolor, its brands and their clients have won over 8 Emmy Awards for TV animation; 4 Academy Awards [Oscars] and a clutch of global awards like 24 Cannes Lions, 28 VES, 4 BAFTAs, several British Arrows, etc. This is one obvious testimony to the cutting-edge capabilities of the studio’s teams who partner with the ‘best of the best’ global clients and creatives in the world. Biren is the Chairman of CII’s National AVGC Committee. He is the Chief Mentor for STPI in their COEs at Shillong for animation & Imphal for AR/VR. He has previously served on the committees of NASSCOM, FICCI, ABAI and other trade bodies.
Biren continues to ‘invent’ new transformation initiatives that help catapult growth for talent, services exports, start-ups and innovation. At a personal level, Biren has received the National Order of Merit – a knighthood conferred on him by the President of France. He has also been awarded the Global Asian of the Year 2021 presented by ET AsiaOne. He is generous of his time and is well known for his creativity, hospitality, and good humour. Biren is multi-faceted and has a passion for art, music, photography, wines and spirits.