Monika Shergill

VP of Content, Netflix India

Monika Shergill is the Vice President of Content at Netflix India where she oversees the development, creation and the acquisition of all Indian language content on Netflix.  Under her leadership, Netflix India has delivered several hits such as Heermandi: The Diamond Bazaar, The Great Indian Kapil Show, The Railway Men, Kohrra,  Guns and Gulaabs, Khakee – The Bihar Chapter, Delhi Crime, Rana Naidu, in series and Amar Singh Chamkila, Kho Gaye Hum Kahan, Jaane Jaan, Khufiya, Darlings, the Academy Award-winning The Elephant Whisperers in films, to name a few. Monika previously led India programming for leading networks – Star, Sony and Viacom18. She started her career, spanning over two decades, as a journalist and documentary filmmaker, reporting on various social and environmental issues in India.

As a creative and business executive, Shergill has consecutively featured in various power lists including 35 Most Powerful Women in International Television by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety’s 500 Most Influential Business Leaders, Business World’s Most Influential Women, India Today’s High and Mighty, IMPACT’s 50 Most Influential Women, and Fortune India’s Most Powerful Women.