Sameer Malkani, one of the co-founder of the FBAI is an ardent foodie and loves to connect with everything food, drink and hospitality.
He founded the FBAI over 4 years back, initially as a hobby for the love of food and now streamlining and organising the proposition to position it as one of the leading online and social media organisations in India.
The FBAI aggregates and disseminates information and news on food, drink, hospitality, food blogs and bloggers, chefs, industry, food, drink and hospitality events and much more
The FBAI has grown to be a great influencer establishing properties like the IFBA Awards, #TheStirring, #FBAIReviewBox, #FBAIDialogues, #HomeChefMatters , each a leader in its on space.
With an expertise in strategy, marketing, social media and events, Sameer’s food story has grown from a passion to a full time entrepreneurship.
The FBAI is a key influencer in the country in the social media space (@FoodbloggerAI) on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn and the online space (www.thefbai.com).
He was recently contracted by Netflix Global to represent them in India and help source talent for their upcoming Global Show – The Last Supper to be aired in over 190 countries worldwide.
Sameer is also an Education Specialist, for pre-schools, K-12 schools, International schools and his company, EMMCI distributes learning products and services, including National Geographic Explorer across schools in India.
He also consults on set-up of International schools, offering end to end solutions His prior work experience included Ogilvy & Mather and Discovery Channel India.
He is an ardent gamer, loves social media, an occasional chef in the home kitchen, is passionate about music and loves to travel.