Chinmayi has served on the faculties of two of the most highly regarded law schools in India from 2010 to 2018, and was the founder Director of the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University Delhi. She was a Fellow of the Berkman Klein Center of Internet & Society at Harvard University from 2017-2019, and continues to be affiliated with the center this year. She is also an alternative board member of the Global Network Initiative, an expert affiliated with the Columbia Global Freedom of Expression project, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Network of Center's of Internet and Society.
Chinmayi is a member of the United Nations Global Pulse Data Privacy Advisory Group, and of UNESCO India's Media Freedom Advisory Group. She has been consultant to the Law Commission of India and member of the Indian government's multi stakeholder advisory group for the India Internet Governance Forum in the past. Her recent writing has focused on the impact of AI and algorithms on human rights in the Global South.