Archana Aggarwal is a passionate marketeer with 20+ years of experience. She is responsible for some critical and strategic areas such as media planning and buying, analytics, digital capability building, performance management of the media agencies, etc. Prior to Airtel, she was Country Media Manager for P&G, India. She was instrumental in P&G winning their first Cannes in India in 2006 post which they won many prestigious international awards for the Gillette Shave India Movement. She also led media for the high decibel launch of 4G and Payments Bank in India.
Head - Marketing & PR, Asia Emerging Markets & India Harley-Davidson Motor CompanyRead More
Head - Marketing & PR, Asia Emerging Markets & India Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Imran Qadri heads Marketing & PR for the iconic Harley-Davidson brand in Asia Emerging Markets & India region. He is based out of Bangkok, Thailand. He has been associated with Harley-Davidson since April 2019. Apart from India, he oversees Marketing for Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore), South Korea, Taiwan & Hong Kong as well. He has 14 years of Marketing work experience with brands like Hero Honda, Hero MotoCorp, Nissan & H-D. He has donned several hats in his past roles ranging from Marketing Communications, Brand Management, Product Marketing, Category Management, Media Planning & Regional Marketing. He has led teams and agencies deliver with award winning campaigns, launches & content. Recently he was adjudged among Top 40 Nationwide Experts declared by Business Mint for 2022. He was also part of Top 50 Marketing and Communication Leaders in India in 2021 as adjudged by White Page International and among Top 100 in Asia for 2022. He was one of the Social Samosa Top 40 Marketers for the batch of 2019-20 and among Top 25 Content Disruptors in India in 2020 declared by Vidsaga.com. He has been a jury member with many credible advertising & communication forums. An MBA in Marketing from FORE School of Management, Delhi, Imran has a B.E. Mechanical degree from MSRIT, Bangalore, apart from executive leadership & digital marketing certifications from Vanderbilt University & IIM Lucknow, respectively. He is a certified Sports car instructor and has a flair for writing.
Marketing Director – CEEMEA | Franklin TempletonRead More
Marketing Director – CEEMEA | Franklin Templeton
Balaji Vaidyanathan is a seasoned marketing leader with over 17 years of insightful global experience in brand, advertising, digital, content and mainline. In his current role as Marketing Director, CEEMEA for Franklin Templeton based out of Dubai, Balaji is responsible for all strategic marketing initiatives for the CEEMEA region. He leads a team across multiple geographies, covering over 20 countries across Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa and focusing both on institutional and retail businesses. Prior to this role, Balaji was Deputy Head – Marketing for Franklin Templeton India and was responsible for leading all key brand initiatives and investor education programs. In his initial part of his career, he has also been associated in various capacities with the Aditya Birla Group and the Edelweiss Group. Balaji has been one of the early adopters of leveraging gamification, video content and storytelling in the mutual fund industry to promote investor education in the online space. His deep understanding of consumer marketing and customer lifecycle journeys have won him several awards in India and globally across creativity, content, innovation and effectiveness.
Executive Vice President - Digital Business Unit | Kotak LifeRead More
Executive Vice President - Digital Business Unit | Kotak Life
Prasad stands for Pragmatic, ROI driven, Analytical, Segmentation & Automation focused Digital way of doing business. He is a firm believer in the process of ideation – experimentation – learning fast – succeeding faster & scaling up cheap. A Chemical Engineer from UDCT & MBA from JBIMS, Prasad has 16+ years of experience in brand & product management, customer acquisition, customer life cycle management, strategy, business planning and research across insurance, telecom, banking and engineering sectors. Prior to HDFC Life, Prasad has worked in Tata Docomo, Vodafone, ICICI Bank & Kotak Mahindra Bank.
Prabhakar Tiwari works as Chief Marketing Officer with Angel Broking, where he spearheads Brand, performance marketing and PR initiatives for the firm. The firm has seen rapid improvements in its digital maturity metrics and market share gains under his growth leadership with slew of new initiatives. With a future forward organizational thinking, he is focused in driving the leadership aspiration of the brand and in shaping the digital journey for delivering top notch customer experience.
In professional terms, he is an entrepreneurial business leader with a proven ability to add value in many business contexts in Indian & MNC organizations. The core of his professional expertise is built around leading digital & tech-oriented organizations, driving consumer innovation and ensuring disciplined execution by mentoring teams for sustainable profitable business growth. In summary, PT has around 17 years of rich & illustrious work experience including 5 long years with Marico Limited handling classical FMCG positions of increasing responsibility in Marketing & Sales functions. His last stint was entrepreneurial in running a Boutique
Consulting and Training startup, The MargDarshak Inc, which focuses on consumer facing businesses to support them in Strategy, Innovation and Technology areas.
His earlier corporate stint was with an E-commerce Company PayU Payments, as Chief Marketing Officer. PayU’s ‘Fayde Ki Aadat’ campaign in his leadership was hailed as one of
the most innovative and growth hacking campaign of its time, which also found mention in Google APAC Case Study. Prior to that he was with CEAT Ltd as GM Marketing. His CEAT
campaigns won many marketing awards including Effies, Abby’s et al. His pioneering work for CEAT digital marketing were awarded across categories by DMAi, Pitch Youth Marketing, Global Youth marketing awards, Indian Telly awards et al. Eventually he won CEAT’s MD Excellence Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards organizational
growth. Prabhakar holds an MBA in Marketing from IIM, Bangalore and is a marketing gold medallist. He was felicitated as the ‘Marketing Person of the Year 2014-15’ by TRiLA (Tyre & Rubber
Industry Leadership Acknowledgement Awards) for his notable work for CEAT. PT dons multiple hats as business thought leader and new age story teller with growth
hacking mindset. He is highly networked in CMO/ CXO peer group forums like AIMA, IAMAI, RMAI & DMAi. He regularly contributes to business fraternity in many roles as jury member, panelist & key note speaker.0
Priyanka is a media professional with 22 years of extensive experience across TV & Digital with successful stints in India’s leading media conglomerates including Network 18, Times Television Network and NDTV.
› With rich experience in Strategy, Product, Growth, Monetization, Content, Programming & Partnerships, Priyanka is credited with launching some of the leading Television channels and Digital Platforms in India.
› Having created award winning programs and IPs, she has devised processes that still run effectively at organizations she worked at.
› She has turned around television ratings and revenue, setup broadcast chains, forayed into regional content and managed teams of over 200.
› Her in-depth understanding of brands and their ethos across industry verticals has helped catapult brands to thought leadership positions.
› Her award winning IPs, Channels and Shows stand testimony to her strategy and content marketing ability to help brands engage with their audiences.
› Priyanka is recognized as an inspiring leader with exceptional creative and commercial discipline and a unique ability to embrace change and consistently innovate in an industry that is constantly disrupted across content, carriage and consumer behavior.
› Her Digital initiatives won many awards and she is often consulted by the top management and startups for her strategy and ability to rewire and help shape brands.
› She was awarded the Woman Leadership Achievement Award in 2016 and Woman Super Achiever Award in 2017 at the World Leadership Congress.
› She was awarded the Top 100 Smartest Digital Marketing Leader and later the same year the Top 50 Most Influential Digital Marketing Leader and is also counted amongst the Top 50 Content Marketing Leaders in India.
› Priyanka is a Columbia Business School alumnus and has helped launch many start-ups in the national and international space.
Senior Director, Head Consumer Marketing | CiplaRead More
Senior Director, Head Consumer Marketing | Cipla
Shrishail is a marketing professional with over 18 years of experience across categories of consumer products, financial services and pharma.Currently, he heads the consumer marketing function at Cipla and is instrumental in spearheading the company’s largest consumer awareness initiative.In his previous stint, he was heading the marketing function for the stationery business at Pidilite. Earlier in his career, he has worked with Berger paints, ICICI Prudential, MetLife, and Kotak Life.Shrishail is a foodie and a self-proclaimed movie critic. He loves to drive and play cricket with his 9-year-old son during his free time.
Senior Vice President – Marketing Columbia Pacific CommunitiesRead More
Senior Vice President – Marketing Columbia Pacific Communities
Piali Dasgupta is currently Senior Vice President, Marketing, at Columbia Pacific Communities, India’s largest senior living community operator. Columbia Pacific Communities is part of the Seattle-based Columbia Pacific Management. which has presence across USA, Canada, China, Malaysia and India. Piali started her career in journalism with The Times of India, and crossed over to Marketing and Communication playing key roles in creating impactful content marketing and digital marketing strategies for Myntra and later Amazon. She was responsible for creating Myntra’s very popular style makeover series along with a celebrity style chat show series. In a career spanning 16 years, Piali has created a number of award winning marketing campaigns and served on several juries. She is on Social Samosa’s Top 40 marketers under 40 list for the year 2019-2020 and has also been awarded the Content Mogul title by CMS Asia (Content Marketing Summit Asia) and has been recognised as the Woman Marketer of The Year at MCube (Masters of Modern Marketing) Awards
She has worked across print media, e-commerce (Myntra, Amazon), retail (Aditya Birla Fashion Retail) and real estate and is currently building a compelling brand narrative around senior care in India.
Her core expertise lies in content marketing, storytelling, building brand narratives and strengthening brand positioning.
Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, is a voracious reader, spends time sketching and is a strong mental health advocate, doing her bit to remove long standing stigmas and myths around mental illnesses through her podcast The Mind Podium.
Head Marketing & GM : Brand, Media & Digital Social | RaymondRead More
Head Marketing & GM : Brand, Media & Digital Social | Raymond
Madhu has over 20 years of professional experience in the field of Brand, Marketing, Media, Digital and Communication specializing in Fashion & Lifestyle category. Currently, she is General Manager & Marketing Head for Raymond Limited.
Prior to this assignment, she has been Chief-Marketing for Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Ltd, at Aditya Birla Group and has been instrumental is a complete make-over of Pantaloons bringing in lifestyle & fashion relevance to the brand in the given consumer segment.
As Head of Marketing Development in World Gold Council and managed overall marketing initiatives in India. During her tenure, she has launched the most coveted brands in the jewellery category like Collection g – making gold a contemporary daily wear fashion. Further tapping in to the Indian Wedding Market through Azwa – a first of a concept wedding jewellery in the country. Introduced Italian made jewellery in India Gold Expressions another
Tarun Jha is the Head of Marketing at ŠKODA AUTO India, and is responsible for Brand and Product Strategy, Communications, Media, Digital, Customer Experience, Retail Marketing and Events.
He has been with the brand ŠKODA AUTO since 2008, including 3 years at the headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic, as an International Marketing Consultant, responsible for Brand Stewardship and Consulting with markets in Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, Africa and Northern Europe.
After getting a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Tarun started his career in Advertising with Mudra Communications and subsequently worked with Ogilvy & Mather. After a few years in Advertising, he shifted to the Consumer Electronics and White Goods sector and then went on to spend 3 years at Mahindra & Mahindra, where he fell in love with Automotive Marketing. He joined ŠKODA AUTO in 2008 and has been with the brand for almost 14 years now.
Tarun speaks multiple languages and dialects and believes that his strength lies in making friends easily. His interests are Poetry, Languages, Medieval European Art and Architecture, Literature and Travel. His life’s mantra is ‘listen and learn’ and derives maximum pleasure from teaching and mentoring. Currently he enjoys being a guest lecturer and visiting faculty at the top Business and Management Schools in India and is on the Jury panel of major Marketing and Advertising Awards, including Effies, Emvies, Agency of the Year and Cannes Junior.
Head – Brand, Corporate Communication & CSR | SBI General InsuranceRead More
Head – Brand, Corporate Communication & CSR | SBI General Insurance
Shefali Khalsa is currently the Head of Department for Brand & Marketing, Corporate Communication and CSR at SBI General Insurance.
She is an acclaimed thought leader in the Indian Insurance Marketing industry. She is a Management Graduate and has worked across companies, geographies and functions in the complex Indian Marketing industry for close to two decades. Her 18 plus years of experience is largely in Banking & Financial Services. She has also done a stint in the consultancy and telecom space and has worked with brands such as HDFC ERGO, HDFC Bank and TATA Teleservices.
Marketing Head – Times Influence | Times Chronicles | Zoom - Times NetworkRead More
Marketing Head – Times Influence | Times Chronicles | Zoom - Times Network
Over the last 18 years, Amitabh Biswas has worked in the field of Brand Management and Business Consultancy across Fortune 100 companies to shuddh Desi companies in Advertising, Telecom and Television. He has practiced, developed and innovated across every specialization of Marketing Communications. With a deep first-hand insight of Indian consumers ranging from BPL to global icons, he has seen up close how brands are built, nurtured and disrupted to catapult into newer orbits. A regular jury member for Indian and International Content and Marketing Awards competitions, he also co-founded a startup manufacturing India’s first street-legal chopper motorcycles.
Business Operation & Marketing Head | Sony Pictures Networks IndiaRead More
Business Operation & Marketing Head | Sony Pictures Networks India
Marketing Professional with 17+ years of experience and expertise in Product Management, Brand Management, Customer segmentation and Lifecycle Management. Distinct experience in B2C marketing and customer experience management.
Chief Marketing Officer, APAC & ME | Foundit (formerly Monster)Read More
Chief Marketing Officer, APAC & ME | Foundit (formerly Monster)
An industry veteran with over 20 years of experience across leadership roles, he has served at some of finest start-ups to grace India such as Ixigo, MobiKwik, Jabong and Housr where he was jointly responsible for building up the brands and businesses to the scale they hold today. Having started out in the more traditional marketing world spanning organizations like Maruti Suzuki, Goodyear & WPP, Saurabh holds strong capabilities across Portfolio & Brand Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Saurabh embodies the value of constant innovation and growth with a flair for building businesses and brands grounds up.
Saurabh joined Foundit (formerly Monster) as the Chief Marketing Officer in 2022, heading Business strategy and Brand management for the company.
Equipped with degrees from some of the most prominent universities in India such as Indian School Of Business, Hyderabad and Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad, Saurabh loves to have conversations centered on the cross sections of Tech, Marketing & Product.
Chief Marketing Officer | South Indian BankRead More
Chief Marketing Officer | South Indian Bank
Ms. Azmat Habibulla is a marketing leader and digital enthusiast who has led business
transformation at some of the leading brands in the country in the FMCG & BFSI sectors. In her
vast experience of more than 25 years, she led impactful customer strategies, based on strong
consumer insights. Her expertise spans across a wide spectrum of domains such as Digital
marketing & business generation, Marketing Communication & Branding, Experiential and
Knowledge events, Strategic Partnerships, Community Building and Thought Leadership
Azmat’s career began in FMCG, working on popular consumer brands such as Promise
Toothpaste, Bertolli Olive Oil and Barilla Pasta. She has successfully led the launch of Meswak
toothpaste. She subsequently transitioned to BFSI with a long stint of 15 years in ICICI Bank.
She has launched innovative digital engagements, including the development of digital
communities like NRI Engage, SME Toolkit and a B2B marketplace. She has also conceived
immensely successful media properties like the Emerging India Awards, NRI Of the Year, India
Business Summit and SME Elite 50 with media partners like CNBC TV-18, Times Now & ET Now.
These properties have brought together Ministers of the government of India, Business leaders,
Influencers and Industry Experts. Currently, she’s leading the marketing at The South Indian Bank
as Chief Marketing officer.
Azmat is a change agent and has spearheaded some large strategic projects, managing large
teams and fostering cross functional collaboration to implement the organisational vision. She is
future focused and credited with spotting emerging trends early and leveraging them effectively.
Head – Marketing & Strategy Emerging Markets | Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.Read More
Head – Marketing & Strategy Emerging Markets | Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
Raja is a Pharma marketing & sales leader with over 27 years of extensive & rich experience in Building Pharma Brands across Emerging Markets. He is associated with Dr. Reddy’s for over 24 years, presently designated as Head – Marketing & Strategy (Emerging Markets). In his role, he has been instrumental in establishing & managing multi-functional Centre of Excellence (CoE) team that comprises of Marketing, Digital, Strategy, Medical, Portfolio and SFE based out of Hyderabad. He drives the marketing and strategy function across 33 Emerging markets which includes Russia, Brazil, China and key markets across CIS, ASEAN, Africa & LATAM. During his tenure at Dr. Reddy’s, Raja was responsible for building multimillion dollar brands across three channels – Rx, OTC & Hospital/Institutional biz; Handled P&L roles in CIS markets, SA & Australia.
Ashish comes with 20+ years of corporate experience across consumer (FMCG/FMCD), telecom, Insurance and new media domains. Ashish has been practicing brand marketing, digital transformation, technology and data analytics. He is currently with Home Credit India as Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for the Go-To-Market strategy, customer experience and the digital-led omni-channel brand building. His previous role was as Chief Marketing & Digital officer with the Indian arm of Italian Insurance giant Generali, where he was leading the brand, engagement, PR and digital for the company. Earlier, he was leading digital transformation strategy for HMC, A Hero Motors Company where he led the digital for the group across the globe. Before HMC, while working at Jubilant, he proactively planned and implemented best-use practices in marketing communications across mediums – trade, digital, mobile, ATL and BTL. He is equipped with a post-graduate degree in Business Management from LBSIM, New Delhi combined with a digital and social media specialization from IIM, Bangalore.
Vivek is a frontrunner in the digital revolution in India and has been one of India’s foremost digital evangelists. In 2020, he co-founded SaaS start-up ProfitWheel, a product company that has built a customer data-led marketing intelligence platform for the direct-to-consumer sector.
Vivek dons many hats. He began his entrepreneurial journey in 1997 when he founded Communicate 2. Since then he has led his company through an acquisition, becoming the Founder and Managing Director of iProspect Communicate 2 after his company’s acquisition by Dentsu International. Next, he was named CEO of the Dentsu Aegis Network’s Performance Group, looking after all of the group’s performance agencies.
Today, Vivek is an author, angel investor with investments in over 20 companies, and an eminent TedX speaker. He is the chair of the IAMAI Start-up committee and is focused on driving growth for the Indian startup ecosystem. Vivek is also an accomplished national level table tennis player, an avid chess player and an amateur paragliding pilot.
Connect with Vivek on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Head - Marketing | Saint-Gobain India Pvt Ltd- Gyproc BusinessRead More
Head - Marketing | Saint-Gobain India Pvt Ltd- Gyproc Business
An MBA in Marketing from PSG Institute of Management. Also holds M.A & M.Phil in Sociology. Sharmila joined Saint-Gobain -Gyproc in 2021 as the Head of Marketing.
Sharmila has 18yrs of Brand and Marketing experience across various industries. Prior to Saint-Gobain, Sharmila led marketing and product management at ICICI Bank, Bisleri, Pidilite, Hatsun Agro, Radio Mirchi & Future group retail. Sharmila has vivid interest and acquired skills in numerous handicrafts, conducts workshops and loves being a swimming coach. She unwinds by watching movies and social networking.
Head - Marketing and Ecommerce | ManipalCigna Health Insurance Company LimitedRead More
Head - Marketing and Ecommerce | ManipalCigna Health Insurance Company Limited
Sapna is responsible for developing and implementing the overall Marketing and Brand Strategy to drive the growth agenda for the organization. She leads the Consumer Insights, Online Sales, Brand Strategy and Media, Corporate Communication, Channel and Digital Marketing functions. Before joining ManipalCigna, she was responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for financial brands at Ogilvy Advertising, Mumbai. She has also worked across service industries; including ING Life Insurance, Indian School of Business and BPL Mobile in various marketing roles. Sapna has rich experience in all aspects of direct, mass and digital marketing besides having managed some of the largest and respected brands. She also has experience in business development and product management in the services sector. Sapna is a commerce graduate with an MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai and has been a jury member at various ADClubs, EMVIES, EFFIES, ABBYs, IAMAI & DMAi awards.
Head-Digital Marketing | Larsen & Toubro Infotech LtdRead More
Anurag Purohit is a seasoned Digital Leader.
He has worked with some of the biggest national and international technology companies.
From Infosys to Dell he has a wide experience; He is sought after for his creative solution ability which is a rarity among number crunching Digital experts. As a former advertising copywriter he approaches digital branding from a brand blue-print perspective.
He also has a solid ecommerce marketing experience with some of the most prominent ecom players like ebay, futurebazaar and many others.
VP, Head of Marketing & Growth. | Quick HealRead More
VP, Head of Marketing & Growth. | Quick Heal
Sudhanshu Tripathi is an entrepreneurial leader who loves to work at the cusp of technology and human impact. He is currently the VP, Head of Marketing & Growth at Quick Heal. Prior to this, he was Head of Marketing & ESG at Sterlite Power. His marketing efforts have successfully created global brands and unlocked value through strategic initiatives across startups as well as global matrix organizations.
Through his ESG mandate, he has successfully integrated ESG into the core business processes and is enabling a sustainable brand transformation. He has also led ESG investor due diligences resulting in equity & debt raise of more than $250 million. In past, he has worked with brands like CYIENT, FINO & TCS.
CMO and Head of Analytics | Fino Payments BankRead More
CMO and Head of Analytics | Fino Payments Bank
Currently the CMO and Head of Analytics at Fino Payments Bank, I have delivered results across roles in Sales and Distribution, Product Management, Business Development and now Marketing.
Entrepreneurial in outlook I co founded Ormax , a team of consumer behaviorists focused on the BFSI space. An alumnus of IIM Lucknow and a quintessential Mumbai boy, I am an avid long distance runner, and have built marketing at Fino the way I run marathons, for the long haul
Shonali is the Head of Marketing ( Growth ) at Godrej Capital, the financial services arm of the Godrej Group . Here her mission is to unlock & accelerate growth for the company through integrated marketing efforts.
This is her second stint with the Godrej Group , where previously she was the Media Lead at Godrej Properties responsible for setting up the digital media practice transforming the traditional marketplace on real estate .She has over 15+ years of experience in strategic planning, developing and managing marketing campaigns, building brand awareness, public relations , digital marketing , traditional media planning and buying. Having supported the business & sales functions in highly matrixed organisation has helped her develop her skills to be agile, adaptive and drive marketing efforts in cross functional teams .
During her stint with Reliance Group, she came to be regarded as skilled performance & media marketer, having had the opportunity to work across multiple categories ranging from telecom , financial services to media & entertainment .
She is a Gold medallist in Statistics , holds a Master’s degree in Marketing , online Business Analytics certification from Wharton School and has been honoured with several industry awards.
Outside of work enjoys time spent with her son, likes to read and is a movie & travel buff.
Chief Content & Web Communications Officer | Shoppers Stop Limited. Read More
Chief Content & Web Communications Officer | Shoppers Stop Limited.
Madhavi Irani is an experienced Digital Content and Media Strategist with several decades of experience in India and overseas, specializing in Content-to-Commerce, ‘Customer-First’ online and omnichannel strategies to enhance user experience and engagement to drive revenue growth. She was a founding team member at Nyka.com, and has also worked at Lenskart, Enrich and The Times of India group. She is currently Chief Content & Web Communications Officer at Shoppers Stop Limited.
A senior marketing executive with over 2 decades of experience in globally competitive Technology, Consulting, and Pharmaceuticals. Proven track record of success in developing brands, setting up and leading marketing and communication teams, negotiating services deals, and managing critical partnerships with different functions in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environments. Global view of business practices and contacts having worked in markets like the USA and emerging markets like APAC/India with large MNCs and startups. An active speaker and industry conferences worldwide.
Specialties: • Digital Marketing Strategies • Brand Development & Management • Go-To-Market (GTM) strategies • Internal and External Communications • Demand and Lead Generation • Partner Strategy and Marketing • Digital & Social Media Marketing [email protected] I Twitter: @Kulwindersing
Manager - Marketing Excellence | Abbott Healthcare Pvt. LtdRead More
A pharma brand strategist over 2 decades of experience in strategy, brand communication, media planning, & brand management, worked with leading organizations like Sun Pharma, E. merck, Ipca Laboratories across various brand management positions and currently working with Abbott Helathcare in Marketing Excellence
Successfully executed varied domestic and global projects on strategy, market research studies & capability building
Receipient of MD award for achieving strategic partnership with marketing team to achive brand objective.
Post graduate in pharma with pharma management. like reading, traveling, eating and connecting with people.
Passionate professional striving to make significant contribution to the success of the organization through innovative brand & corporate strategies, communication & media planning.
Chief Operating Officer – Digital Media, Radio City and Mid-dayRead More
Chief Operating Officer – Digital Media, Radio City and Mid-day
As the COO – Digital Media, Radio City and Mid-day, Rachna Kanwar has a diverse portfolio comprising of Radio City Digital, Midday Digital, Content Syndication and Integrated Media Solutions. She brings with her more than 2 and a half decades of rich experience in the Media and Entertainment industry spanning Digital Media, Radio, TV & Documentary Films.
She is credited with building Radio City Digital into India’s first & leading online radio network with over 18 channels and a formidable presence on leading Social Media platforms with millions of hours of original content and strategic alliances with numerous international organizations.
A Multi-Media professional, she has worked with Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (Times FM, Times Internet) prior to joining Radio City 91.1 FM. She has held leadership roles in the areas of Media Product Development, Digital Brand Building, Content Production & Management in the past.
In her career, she has worn many hats – New Media content creator, TV & Documentary producer, Radio content & commercial producer and many more
Rachna holds a degree in Botany (Hons) from Delhi University and a Diploma in Mass Media.
Deepak Saluja is a marketing professional with two decades of experience in sales
and marketing both in domestic and international markets.
He is a graduate of life sciences from Mumbai University, St. Xaviers College and also holds a post graduate degree in Marketing from KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies.
He has also up-skilled via Executive Education in Customer Centricity from IIM(A),
Digital Marketing (ISB). He has worked across sectors ranging from FMCG (Pepsi),
Advertising (Lowe Enterprise) was founding member of Digital @ HTA,
Fashion Retail (EganaGoldpfeil), SME Banking (ICICI Bank), Wholesale Banking (ADCB),
Mutual Fund (UTI Mutual Fund) and has won several awards both at the national and
He is currently the Head of Marketing with ICICI Securities and is responsible for overall Brand, Product,
Channel & Digital Marketing and Customer Acquisition.
During his career, he has spearheaded several innovative marketing activities such as conceptualisation
and execution of pathbreaking SME initiatives for ICICI bank including
• Merging India Awards with CNBC
• SME dialogue with Economic Times
• SME CEO Knowledge Series (launched by late former President of India
Dr. APJ Kalam)
During his international stint with Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, he was responsible for
• Conceptualising and launching MENA’s (Middle East and North Africa)
biggest SME platform
• ADCB SME advisor magazine and
• SME Beyond Borders Business Awards
He has also been associated with several pathbreaking and innovative initiatives for
UTI Mutual Fund including
• UTI Swatantra series India’s biggest Investor education platform
(recognised by Limca Book of Records)
• UTI Brand campaign
• Financial Advisor awards and several other innovative initiatives.tt
Chief Marketing Officer | Paisabazaar.comRead More
Chief Marketing Officer | Paisabazaar.com
Sachin Vashishtha comes with over 15 years of experience in digital marketing, having worked across industries, including BFSI, e-commerce and steel.
As Director & Head of Digital Marketing, Sachin is responsible for spearheading digital marketing efforts at Paisabazaar.com. Under his leadership, the company’s website traffic crossed the 25 million mark in just 5 years. He also built the in-house CRM and cross-selling model for Paisabazaar.com, leading to ~30% of the organizational revenue.
In his previous role, he co-founded a digital agency, spearheading over 25 accounts, spanning across industries like education, travel, BFSI etc.