Rajeev Kamineni started his working career in a bookstore almost three decades ago and then moved onto area sales manager, director, executive director, chief officer, lecturer and head of program positions.
He is a multiple award-winning lecturer with lecturing stints in Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Japan, India and Dubai. Rajeev is an active Rotarian for many years and is currently the Director of communications at Rotary Club of Adelaide.
Apart from owning and operating businesses, Rajeev was actively involved in financing 35 movies and producing 14 movies in the Indian movie industry. With a lifelong passion for cinema, Rajeev has authored a book on Indian cinema published by Routledge, UK.
He was also actively involved as an organizer and executive committee member of the Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) and he was a Judge for the Global undergraduate awards in Music, Film and Theatre category, is a judge for Australian Marketing Institute’s (AMI) marketing excellence awards.
PhD in entrepreneurship, committed to the cause of Cinema as art and commerce, setting up a business school, a retail business and leading the diversification of a media company into commercial sports, has equipped Rajeev with the ability and skills to mentor in the areas of entrepreneurship, media, arts and entertainment, retail, sports and education. Rajeev won the Best Business Plan award as part of a team representing Australia in the Moot Corp World Business Plan competition held at Austin, USA.