Satjiv Chahil

Silicon Valley Advisor, Swarovski


Satjiv Chahil is an innovator and marketing pioneer who has helped leading Silicon Valley firms commercialize technologies that have changed the world. According to FORTUNE, “Few executives have had greater influence shaping marketing in Silicon Valley than Satjiv Chahil.” The Wall Street Journal said, “Even in Silicon Valley, where cutting-edge advertising is the norm and marketing genius legion, Satjiv Chahil and his resume stand out.”Over a varied 40-year career, Chahil helped establish Apple as the leader in multimedia PCs and digital media, helped Palm create the world’s first blockbuster mobile digital device, and built iconic brands at Sony and HP. He has been one of the most successful catalysts of digital convergence, and forged trailblazing alliances between technology firms and the worlds of entertainment, sports, music, and fashion. He is a C-Level advisor to a wide range of industries and companies. His clients have included: BMW, Sony, Beats, Starkey, and Swarovski. Additionally, he serves as a trustee of the American India Foundation and devotes a substantial amount of time and resources to numerous philanthropic initiatives around the world. Chahil has a Master’s degree from the American (Thunderbird) Graduate School of International Management and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Punjab University, India. He has attended Stanford Law School’s Directors College, and been a featured speaker at Harvard, Stanford, INSEAD, the Sorbonne, and at international thought leadership conferences.