Samantha Unnikrishnan
Head of External Communications, Intuit

Posted: August 16, 2017

As Head of External Communications – India at Intuit, Samantha is responsible for the overall communication strategy and execution of the external communications Intuit in India. She’s also spear heading Intuit’s effort in the country to build brand thought leadership in the small businesses ecosystem and create awareness for Intuit’s product offerings in India.

Prior to joining Intuit in 2011, Samantha was heading the Chennai operations of Genesis Burson-Marsteller, India’s leading public relations firm. At Genesis, Samantha was the team lead for a host clients like Vodafone, Hindustan Unilever, Dell Services, Mahindra World City, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts, Synaptris Decisions and SSN College of Engineering.

Besides work experience Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and Frost & Sullivan’s Southeast Asia and Middle East practice, Samantha has also worked as a journalist with The Hindu, one of India’s leading national newspapers.

Samantha holds a postgraduate degree in print and new media journalism from Asian College of Journalism and has a graduate degree in English Literature from the Madras University. She loves traveling, enjoys writing and practicing meditation.

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