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Jaya Aiyar is the Founder & CEO of Creatif; an innovative, technology-centric art studio brand for kids and adults. She envisioned this novel idea and has worked on it from concept to reality. With this talented mastermind and hard-working woman as its leader, Creatif has established a unique identity in the family entertainment segment. By integrating art with technology, Creatif offers an exceptional, family-friendly, immersive art experience that is revolutionizing the art studio space. Jaya’s engineering and project management background helped her redefine the concept of art studios, making them more relevant and current. With the Creatif franchising program, her goal now is to expand this artistic enterprise across the country and help other entrepreneurs open a Creatif Art Studio in their community.
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Key Takeaways
  • Creatif is one of the few art studios built for kids and adults
  • Their studios do not allow any type of alcohol
  • Jaya quickly learned that her employees needed more than just high salaries to be content
  • As a leader, she learned that different industries need different things and that the retail space is very different from the corporate world
  • Creatif is now a franchise and its goal is to expand across the country

Jaya Aiyar’s Bio

Jaya Aiyar is the Founder & CEO of Creatif; an innovative, technology-centric art studio brand for kids and adults. She envisioned this novel idea and has worked on it from concept to reality. With this talented mastermind and hard-working woman as its leader, Creatif has established a unique identity in the family entertainment segment. By integrating art with technology, Creatif offers an exceptional, family-friendly, immersive art experience that is revolutionizing the art studio space.

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