Simone’s cross border media company, Blood Orange, develops, produces and distributes documentary films and television programs in genres that include travel, business, history, lifestyle, and world culture for US and international broadcast. A presence on two continents contributes to Simone’s rich understanding of the complementary strengths of teams in the US and India. Simone has produced award-winning programming for CNBC, USA, founded an online film competition, and produced and directed the 2007 travel series Indique—Untold Stories of Contemporary India that airs nationally in the US, and on international airlines including Northwest Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. In India, the series airs on a top rated English channel, Zee TV. Simone has presented to and consulted with trade delegations, academic institutions, and Fortune 100 companies including the University of Cambridge, Honeywell and Best Buy Corp.
Simone is based out of Minneapolis, USA, and Mumbai, India.