Jonty Khandelwal received training in VFX and filmmaking from Reliance Big Aims. Being passionate about filmmaking and animation, Jonty started his own studio, Smarterjon, where he makes animated explainer videos for all kind of businesses. Started with no team member and a single computer, Smarterjon today employs 5 people and has an annual turnover of 7 digits. Jonty’s work has also been featured in Toronto International Film Festival.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
We make Animated explainer videos for all kind of businesses. We promote their business and increase their sales.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
I have been passionate about Animation from my childhood age.
What is your life mantra?
Be positive and bounce back.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
I started my career alone and never felt any difficulty as I loved my work. And we all know that when a person Loves his work he enjoys it without any difficulty.
How did you overcome those challenges?
By working hard
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
I started my business with a single computer and now I have a team of 5 members with turnover of seven digits per year
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
By giving the facilities to my employees and providing them friendly environment.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
SMART WORK, BE POSITIVE, BOUNCE BACK
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Time is more precious than Money. Time will not come again so whatever work is pending kindly try best to do it on the same day, if possible.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
At work, I take oily food most of the time due to which I am overweight. I would like to change this habit.
Answer in less than 50 words
Positive outlook towards life and one should have specific goal.
- One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
- One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
Don’t waste time in thinking only. One should start the work with enthusiasm. Learn from your failures and bounce back.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
To make Smarterjon into a millionaire dollar company.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
I will do the same work.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
“A successful businessman is one who believes in bouncing back.”