Founder – Creative Head, Cinnamon Circles Productions
Sunitha Varadhan is an entrepreneur, a visual brand strategist and a acclaimed photojournalist. With over 10 plus years of experience in the media industry and the last 7 in producing compelling videos and photography and building strong visual brand identities for a host of clients including corporate businesses, individuals and more. The founder of Cinnamon Circles, a boutique media production house, Sunitha has been responsible for spearheading the firm’s distinct storytelling style that brilliantly establishes unique and memorable brand identities for her clients. With a postgraduate degree in marketing/advertising and a specialised market research programme from the University of Georgia, Sunitha began her career working with AC Nielsen in New York. Besides having her photography featured in the Deccan Herald in 2018, she has been generous in including her creations in various exhibitions at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, including a few where the proceeds have been donated to The Multiple Sclerosis Society of India (MSSI) and other social causes. Sunitha was the recipient of an award as a Social Media Influencer in Photography in 2019, conferred by Global Triumph Foundation-Image Planet, a leading media research company. Furthermore, in recognition of her valuable contributions to the photography industry as a photojournalist, she was felicitated with a ‘Certificate of Honour’ by The Karnataka Photo and Video Association in 2019. She is a strong believer in encouraging women to break the glass ceiling and to build fulfilling careers.