Rioch Edwards-Brown is the Founder of So You Wanna Be In TV? a grass roots social enterprise set up after her son was shot and stabbed while in school. Rioch did not want revenge and reached out to the community to give something back. She addresses social mobility and the lack of diversity in TV. Rioch has diversified in a range of sectors including, AI, Tech and creative. Sponsors include, Tech London Advocates, Procurious, Sony Pictures Television, MIPCOM, The Guardian, BT Sport, ITV and Promax UK. Rioch has extensive experience future proofing FTSE100 and Fortune500 brands in the TV, tech, AI & creative sectors. A Diversity, Gen Y & Gen Z Expert, Rioch was named 50 Most Influential Women In UK Tech 2018, 30 UK Changemakers 2018 by London Tech Week, she also won a Propeller TV (UK & China) Award for Innovation, the ‘Hero Of The Year’ at the European Diversity Awards and Entrepreneur Of Excellence at the UK National Diversity Awards. She is a member of TLA CreateTech and TLA Edtech with over 100 media appearances with the BBC, ITV, Sky and printed press. Find her @sywbitv.
#SpotTalks is a weekly career show featuring top influencers, industry leaders and outstanding professionals from around the world. It introduces students and young professionals to career insights, live demos and practical wisdom from expert practitioners. SpotTalks has a stellar line up of speakers from top companies including World Bank, Google, Microsoft, Scroll, KPMG among others. The show’s unique format lets students and young professionals interact with outstanding achievers ranging from Miss India finalists, world famous communicators to award winning entrepreneurs. With innovative features like live quizzes, on-air hiring, post-show mentoring by celebrity guests and spot internships for show participants, SpotTalks becomes one of a kind career show helping young Indian fulfill their career ambitions.
Co-Founder & Director at Zrupee- Cultivating a digital transformation (2017- Till Date)
BCom, University of Delhi (2001)
Consulting and General Management Professional. Working at Launch Office, Reliance Jio
DGM at reliance jio (2015- Till Date)
Employer Branding at Tieto India Pvt Ltd (2017- Till Date)
Executive Program in Human Resources Management, Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur (2011)