Shaikh - Event Manager - Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Naheda Shaikh

Bangalore, Karnataka, India


Event Manager


I am a mass communication graduate and have been working for the past 5 years in the media industry. My expertise lies in not just conducting various events but even making short films to support such events.

Work History

Program Producer at Cisco

Cisco Corporate Communication Team

June 2010 - July 2014

system) All hands meetings in Bangalore - end to end including the creative look and feel of the show and the audio visual aspects.
➢ Co-ordinator for Cisco internal online live broadcasts, and external broadcasts like pushed Cisco's meetings via Telepresence onto
➢ Directed, Scripted, conducted shooting videos within cisco campus and outside by managing external vendors and equipment and managing the finances for projects.
➢ Studio recordings on green screen and training programs for Engineers in Cisco's studio.
➢ Conducted Live broadcasts from in room locations like Singapore and Tokyo via Telepresence.
➢ Co-ordinated directly with global clients from San Jose and whole of Asia Pacific.
➢ On the whole, client communication, conducting live broadcasts and shoots with the help of external vendors and finally editing the videos and post them online for later preview.


From June 2010

Planned a shoot with the crew for the CEO of Wipro 2014.
➢ Directed a 15 minute video for the sales team in 2014.
➢ Anchored in a Live show for Cisco's internal IExpo event in 2013.
➢ Shot two case study films for EMC, Bangalore in 2012.
➢ Done a social responsibility film for Akshaya Patra in 2012.
➢ Hosted and Produced a five minute film advertising the facilities of Cisco TV.
➢ Produced, scripted a music video for the new joiners of Cisco on a song ' Tonight's going to be a good good night'.
➢ Conducted Green screen recording and studio shoots for Jeff White, the President of India, Cisco.
➢ Made a film for smart + connected homes for Mantri Developers.
➢ Shot a three minute film covering the whole of Cisco Campus Bangalore for replay in all hands meetings for the execs.
➢ Conceptualized and made a short film for the latest trend 'Internet of Everything'.


August 2008 - January 2010

Key Responsibilities:
➢ Produce academic episodes for 'Topper' channel, a network 18 enterprise.
➢ Actively involved in writing and editing scripts, shooting and other post production activities.
➢ Monitor and coordinate the post production team.
➢ Draft schedules for timely delivery of all episodes.
➢ Style anchors.
➢ Manage administrative tasks.
➢ Handle all aspects of Direction.


From August 2006


August 2006 - June 2008

Key Responsibilities:
➢ Written articles for Deccan Herald and articles for the college editorial.
➢ Successfully completed an internship programme in reporting, editing and column
writing with 'City Reporter', a weekly newspaper.
➢ Worked as an associate producer at 'Media Catalyst', a public relations firm.

Producer, Technical Director, Floor Manager, VTW Operator, VTP Operator, Audio Person, Cameraperson

Jamia Millia Islamia

August 2006 - June 2008

VIDEO: (August 2006- June 2008)

➢ Handled the roles of a Producer, Technical Director, Floor Manager, VTW Operator, VTP Operator, Audio Person, Cameraperson, lighting Director and Set designer in studios.
➢ Shot a music video of 4 minutes on a Z1(HDV) camera and edited it on Final Cut Pro.
➢ Have directed a studio base production on disable children.

Director, Script writer, Camera Assistant


August 2006 - June 2008

(August 2006- June 2008)
➢ Directed and edited a 2 minute, 8 minute and 20 minute film on a 16mm and 35 mm format.
➢ Worked as a Director, Script writer, Camera Assistant.

Equipment's Known
➢ Panasonic AG-AF101 E, Sony HVR - Z7E, Canon DSLR 550D and 600D.

Software's Known

Microsoft Office, Adobe Premier, Adobe Photoshop, Nuendo, and Final Cut Pro.

Key Skills Acquired
➢ Good problem-solving skills.
➢ Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
➢ Handles and resolves recurring problems
➢ Demonstrate artistic vision and appropriately expand upon the direction given.
➢ Communication Skills
➢ Vendor Management all over India and overseas.
➢ Inter personal skills
➢ Being a good team player
➢ Proactive approach
➢ Initiator
➢ Technical Skills
➢ Creative Ability
➢ Presentation Skills
➢ Acting skills


All State

Worked with All State in creating a short video about their infrastructure and campus.

Qualifications & Certifications

Masters in Arts in Mass Communication

Jamia Millia Islamia

Journalism, Psychology and English Literature

Mount Carmel College (Bangalore University)

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