Ms. Isha Ambani - Jio Institute
Ms. Isha Ambani

Ms. Isha Ambani

Member of Executive Leadership teams, Reliance Retail, Reliance Jio, Reliance Foundation, and Dhirubhai Ambani International School

Isha Ambani is part of the executive leadership teams at Reliance Retail, Reliance Jio, Reliance Foundation, and Dhirubhai Ambani International School. She is on the Advisory Board of the Yale Schwarzman Center, and  Board of Trustees of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art, Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), and the Dia Art Foundation.

Isha played a pivotal role in conceptualising and launching Jio in India in 2016. A game-changer in the Indian telecom and digital landscape, Jio is the world’s largest mobile data network.

She leads the online and offline business for Reliance Retail which is India's largest retailer by revenue, profits, reach and scale with presence in grocery, consumer electronics, and fashion retail. Under her leadership Reliance Retail has attained the distinction of being the fastest-growing retailer in the world in 2019 and being the only Indian retailer in the list of global top 100 retailers.

Isha is actively involved in spearheading the work done by Reliance Foundation. An art enthusiast, she leads the art and culture initiatives undertaken by Reliance Foundation in India and internationally. She is passionate about education and anchors the Reliance Foundation’s work with children and women. She also leads the Diversity and Inclusion programme at RIL.

Isha graduated from Yale University in 2013 with a double major in Psychology and South Asian Studies and completed her MBA from Stanford University in 2018.