Chirag Desai is the founder & CEO of the AMAEYA Media, the UAE’s largest independent podcast company. He hosts a number of shows on AMAEYA FM where he talks about entrepreneurship, business, technology and his foray into veganism. Chirag also serves as the Creative Director at AMAEYA Creative, the Network’s branded podcasts arm.
Chirag Desai has been a long-term believer in the power of audio and turned his single passion project-based show into a full-fledged podcast network. Today, AMAEYA Media boasts 14 shows, including owned and branded content. He has single-handedly produced, hosted and edited over 3,500 hours of audio content. He has also been an active member of the UAE’s podcasting community and was one of the founding members of the first-ever regional industry event – Middle East Podcast Forum. Before venturing into the podcasting world, Chirag helped business build, manage & audit their technology needs for over 12 years and is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).