Principal Consultant | RemBrand ConsultingRead More
Principal Consultant | RemBrand Consulting
Coming from a family of Advertising professionals, she has derived her training in advertising from Damodar Warrior, (ex Creative Director JWT) one of the leading creative gurus of Indian Advertising. She managed an advertising agency for more than 25 years and now is a branding and marketing consultant. She is Brand Director at UJA, a global advisory and business consulting firm, where she is responsible for GTM strategies, marketing and branding advisory to international companies coming to India.
Her core competencies lies in developing branding and marketing strategies, design & aesthetics, brand building, having serviced various B2C and B2B brands (process, food, hospitality, wellness, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, real estate, infrastructure etc).
She has a special interest in providing branding and marketing strategies to startups and social enterprises.
Over the last 15 years she has been invited by all the leading management and mass communication institutes in Pune as a visiting faculty. Her area of expertise is Advertising Management, Integrated Marketing Communications and Brand Management.
Visiting faculty to
Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communications (SIMC) PG and UG
Symbiosis Institute for Business Management (SIBM)
PICT School for Information and technology management.
MIT School of Design
PICT School for Information Technology and Management
International School of Business and Media (PG)
School for Fashion Techonology (Karve Shree Shikshan Sanstha)
University of Pune’s Mass communications department
Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies
Vishwakarma Institute of Management
Indira Institute for Communication Studies etc
‘Integrated Marketing Communications’ for DY Patil University of Distance Learning
Co Authored ‘Advertising and Public relations’ for Symbiosis Centre for Distance Education
WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS
Conducted workshops on branding for women entrepreneurs under the Goldman Sach’s Women Entrepreneurship training program conducted by ISB and SIIB.
Conducted workshops on ‘Marketing for SMEs’ under the aegis of Sakal Media group and Posiview Consultants
She conducts creativity workshops / training programmes for industry professionals, corporates and students. These training programs and workshops help to discover and build creative thinking.
1986 – President’s gold medal for the best children’s book ‘Mother Nature” for BAIF
1988 – Best poster design award by CEAD, Pune for poster on propagating agroforestry for BAIF.
1990 – Best packaging award by CEAD Pune for chocolate box for Baker’s Basket
2004 – Best Menu design for La Brasserie restaurant by the International Tourism Council
2009, 2010 – Best presented wine booth for Good Earth Winery – Upper Crust show (both years)
Student and practitioner of BKS Iyengar School of Yoga
Currently writing a book on branding and marketing communications
Invited by NGO called SMILE run by Vandana Chavan (ex mayor of Pune city and currently Rajya Sabha Member) to provide expertise in marketing and building the brand SMILE. SMILE is a platform for women to showcase their handcrafts. These women come from economically weaker sections of the society
Was invited to anchor the communications committee for ‘Branding Pune’ initiative by Mahratta Chambers of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) and Janwani.
She is well-networked and is respected for her expertise and business ethics.
Rahul helps marketers break down the silos in Digital Marketing and achieve a unified view of their customer, across marketing channels and devices. By leveraging the search “intent” signals into Display, Social and Video advertising, and enabling personalization at scale. He helps digital marketers in making their practice more efficient and accountable.
As a Digital Marketing Practitioner in his previous role, he had played an instrumental role in building India’s largest non travel e-commerce almost from scratch. Armed with this knowledge of knowing what really works, he now endeavors to help other advertisers surpass their goals and expect much more from Digital with the most advanced and comprehensive Digital Marketing Platform available in the market: DoubleClick by Google.
He has been featured on CNN Money and Fortune magazine for one of the “6 ideas for changing the world”.
He has been awarded the Best Digital Marketing Professional Award by the CMO Council and World Brand Congress.
Rahul is extremely passionate about Digital Marketing and Technology, likes doing things differently and is very fond of traveling, trekking, food, squash, badminton, and swimming.
Specialties: Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Social Media, Online Analytics, Mobile & Internet technology, Business Strategy, Consulting, Product Management, Business Development, Evangelism, Start-ups.
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.
A marketing strategist with a penchant for creating and establishing regional and PAN India brands
across segments like Steel, Real estate and consumer electronics segments over the last 15 years. He has
a passion towards influencing customers mindset across national and international markets by being a
creative and business choir for generating optimal brand equity using traditional and digital media. Radio Jockeying, writing, travelling and teaching are the other interests on the personal front that primes up skill sets pertaining to customer understanding, story-telling, project planning, team handling and training etc eventually adding up to the functional efficacies.
Head - Marketing & PR, Asia Emerging Markets & India Harley-Davidson Motor CompanyRead More
Head - Marketing & PR, Asia Emerging Markets & India Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Marketing professional & Automobile Industry Expert with 11 years of successful track record in Brand Development, Product Marketing & Planning, Marketing Communication, Category Management, Marketing Operations, Strategy and Media Advertising. Outstanding performance in CFT leadership, Brand Communication, ATL/BTL, Product Development, Product Launches, Special Editions, Events & Sponsorship, Media Planning, Digital Content, Agency leadership, Celebrity management, Retail Marketing, Luxury & Sports Marketing, Business Planning & CRM. Currently heading Marketing & PR for Harley-Davidson India. Was associated with Nissan Motor India as Head – Marcom for Datsun brand. Prior was Sr. Group Product Marketing Lead & Country Chief Marketing Manager for Hatch, Sedan, Luxury SUV, Sports, Electric Vehicle & Connected Car(Intelligent Mobility) segments leading the product, pricing, Go To Market and project management strategy for Nissan India. Before Nissan, was Sr. Category Brand Head – Commuter motorcycles for World’s largest two wheeler manufacturer (Hero MotoCorp- formerly known as Hero Honda), taking care of brand development, marketing communication, strategy, digital content nationally for the 10-brands portfolio along with key corporate marketing and global business projects. Started career as Marketing Lead for North with focus on regional media, BTL activations, rural, sales support & CRM. Part of strategic projects as a CFT member/leader like CBU Business model, Intelligent Mobility, Scenario Planning, DMS, Dealer websites, Marketing Planning & Budgeting Software, QBR – Commonwealth Games, IPL, MTV Roadies, HIL, Hero World Challenge, FIFA, ICC, Employer Branding, National Dealer Conclaves, Auto shows, Factory Launches, International Marketing & CSR. An MBA in Marketing & Operations; Also a Mechanical Engineering Degree holder along with Executive programs in Digital Marketing & Leadership. Ad Awards Jury & Globally certified GT-R instructor
Speaker, writer, social media and content strategist, Raj helps organisations leverage content
and social media to create conversations and turn fans into collaborators. He was recognised
by Adobe & Paul Writer among Top 100 Content Leaders (2018 & 2017). Recognised
among World's Top 100 Content Marketers 2018 Listing by Express Writers (USA). In 2017, he
was recognised among the Most Influential Content Marketing Professionals in India, by the
World Marketing Congress. He was also recognised among Top 100 Influential Marketing
Leaders in India by the World Marketing Congress (2016). Speaker at events including IAMAI
digital summit, mCube Awards, PitchCMO, Social Beat Digital Summit, NASSCOM, XIME,
Rotary and Lions besides colleges). Occasionally writes for ET Tech, BusinessWorld and
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.
Global Marketing Head (Male Grooming) | Emami LimitedRead More
Global Marketing Head (Male Grooming) | Emami Limited
A passionate consumer marketer and business enthusiast with 2 decades of experience across consumer goods sector with companies like Pepsico, Bayer, Nerolac & Currently working as Business Director – Luxury Grooming at Raymonds. He has played a key role in building PARK AVENUE as one of India’s foremost Male Grooming brands at Raymonds. Apart from consumer marketing, he loves watching movies in multiple languages
Ankoor believes in the power of Energy, Energize, Community and Network Effect. He brings with him 19 years through the spectrum of marketing and advertising across functions in print, digital, mobile, events along with a strong C-Suite network. A learner, coach and trainer, Ankoor has been part of the core launch teams of conceptualizing and producing multiple international IPs in India and is an avid writer and active speaker at various forums. Ankoor has also done guest lecture at NIT Trichy. Ankoor hails from Delhi with education from Delhi University, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Dale Carnegie and ISB. Ankoor is also a part of the Grand Jury for reputed events in the digital space with various published articles. Ankoor is a firm believer of nurturing relationships. Ankoor tweets from @ankurnow. Connect on LinkedIn
CMO | KKR & Knight Riders Global FranchisesRead More
CMO | KKR & Knight Riders Global Franchises
Binda has over 17 years of experience in Marketing, Brand Management, and Content Development. She is currently the Chief Marketing Officer of Kolkata Knight Riders, responsible for all aspects of Marketing – Brand, Content, Digital, Licensing & Merchandising, for all Knight Rider Group’s initiatives in Indian Premier League, Caribbean Premier League & USA Major League Cricket.
Previously, she worked with Red Chillies Entertainment, Disney – Star India, Starcom Mediavest Group, and DDB Mudra.
BBC Knowledge had accorded her as the ‘Greatest Marketing Influencers of 2017’. Adgully announced her as the ‘Women Disruptor Marketing Head of 2020’. Google India has identified her as part of the ‘Leading Women in New Media.’
Anil Kumar Singh
Head - SEO & Organic Growth | HT Digital StreamsRead More
Anil Kumar Singh
Head - SEO & Organic Growth | HT Digital Streams
Anil Kumar Singh comes with more than 19 years of experience in digital advertising.
He had worked on more than 100 Brands with experience in multiple categories. India’s most awarded SEO expert with experience in online training & conducting the workshop. Professional SEO speaker
He is an SEO mentor, Blogger, Guest Author, Writer, Speaker, and visiting faculty in Business Schools
He had also worked in a variety industry, including the mobile sector, FMCG, finance, e-commerce, real estate, technology, and health industries. Experience working with Indian & Global companies.
Currently, he is working with HT Media where he Oversees all SEO efforts for the HT Group’s asset portfolio (hindustantimes.com, livemint.com, livehindustan.com, and more)
Lead SEO content strategy across all HT Group assets, collaborating with editors on editorial strategy.
Identify market opportunities to increase organic search traffic, then develop ways to capitalise on those prospects.
Assist Product and Engineering teams in identifying and prioritising website optimizations, landing page builds, and testing roadmaps, among other things.
Models of income potential are used to identify priority efforts. Regularly monitor critical SEO KPIs and develop and submit reports
His last organization was NEO Media World as a National Director of SEO. There he was Accountable for the agency’s SEO and content vision and managing the growth of the product by overseeing the SEO Leads. He has setup SEO Practice & business for Pan India.
He worked with Interactive avenues as an India Head of SEO, Digital arm of IPG Mediabrands . He had built an SEO team & business from scratch and stabilized IA into a leader in SEO for the Indian market. Anil helped Interactive Avenues SEO Business reach scale in less than 3 years.
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.
Head- Digital Content & Brand Solutions | HT DigitalRead More
Head- Digital Content & Brand Solutions | HT Digital
As the Head of Digital Content & Brand Solutions (https://www.linkedin.com/in/amankanjhlia/ ), I define, curate and deliver strategic content & communication led monetizable initiatives for brands at HT Digital.
With story-telling becoming mainstream, my aim is to create engaging experiences that make for great narratives. Decoding a brand’s requirement, identifying the need-gap and achieving the defined objective through a compelling story is what I do best!
In my 20+ years career, I have worked with the best of the companies and sharpest minds, be it The Economic Times, Network 18, HT Media, TinyOwl Technologies, Percept or Rediff.com.
With experience panning all formats of media and communication and profiles which are as diverse as managing P&L to story based marketing campaigns, I believe these are exciting times for marketers as the world of ‘content’ and ‘communication’ is democratized by technology. It’s an era to employ technology to engage with your community led by EQ, aided by storytelling and driven by value.
Head – Digital Marketing | Mahindra Holidays & ResortsRead More
Head – Digital Marketing | Mahindra Holidays & Resorts
Zubin Kutar presently works as Head Digital Marketing at Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited. Kutar is a Martech leader with 18 plus years of experience in working with brands across the globe.
Zubin is passionate about technology-enabled, data-driven customer-centric marketing.
He has specialized in Digital Marketing Communications, Digital Transformation, Marketing Technology (MarTech), Lead Generation, and Online Sales across functions in Banking, Insurance, and Technology.
With Business & Metrics performance as a focus, he has consistently melded together online transformation platforms, techniques, and approaches to construct new and exciting ways of generating revenue from the digital medium – Online, Mobile & Social channels across Global Markets
Director – Content & Communications, upGradRead More
Director – Content & Communications, upGrad
Archana is part of the leadership team at upGrad, which is a high-growth EdTech promoted by Ronnie Screwvala. It is positioned to be a disruptive leaders in EdTech and towards curating human capital to serve the future. The company has been awarded the ‘Best Tech for Education’ by IAMAI in 2019. upGrad also received the ‘Best Education Brands’ award by Economic Times and has made it to LinkedIn’s ‘Top 25 Start-ups’ two years in a row in 2018 and 2019.
Archana comes with over 18 years of professional experience with a strong focus on creativity, context and commercial goals spread across all mediums and formats of media : Print, Digital, Television & Live Events including CNBC TV 18 & The Economic Times. She is experienced at front ending brand outreach projects as well as managing seamless backend processes. Skilled to deliver original content and creative ideas, she has created and managed end-to-end content and communication marketing projects. Rich B2B experience, hands on working experience with SMEs and start-up eco-system globally, Archana has the distinguished career with highlights including being invited by the Rashtrapati Bhavan to curate Global Innovation roundtable and being part of international forums along with being the force and face of ET Digital Transformation Series in her past assignments. Highly networked professional with strong connects with industry influencers, academia and policy makers, she believes education and technology when combined has the potential to change the future and fortune of Bharat & India. She promotes learning for all and learning as a way of life to stay relevant amidst technological disruption and economic upheavals.
Chief Growth Officer | Angel Broking LimitedRead More
Chief Growth Officer | Angel Broking Limited
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
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
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.
Director, Head Consumer Marketing | CiplaRead More
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 and India. Piali started her career in journalism with The Times of India, and crossed over to Marketing and Communication with playing key roles in creating impactful content marketing strategies for Myntra and later Amazon. She was responsible for creating Myntra's very popular style makeover series along with celebrity style chat show series. In a career spanning 14 years, Piali has created a number of award winning marketing campaigns and served on 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 named one of the top 10 Content Marketing Leaders in APAC in 2020 by CMS Asia. She has also been recognised as the Woman Marketer of The Year at MCube (Masters of Modern Marketing) Awards 2020. She was also part of Social Media Superwomen 2018, that recognised the top 50 women in
marketing in India. 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 inIndia.
Her core expertise lies in content marketing, storytelling, building brand narratives and strengthening
brand positioning through storytelling. According to her, good content is one that is purposeful, uplifting and has the ability to startconversations and believes that we are long past the age of "vanity content" or content for the sake of content. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, is a voracious reader, spends time sketching and is also a
strong mental health advocate, doing her bit to remove long standing stigmas around mental illness.
Lead Content Studio & GM GCO of Royal EnfieldRead More
Lead Content Studio & GM GCO of Royal Enfield
Thought Leader, Contributor, Academic and Flying Enthusiast.
An accomplished Marketing professional with over eighteen years’ experience, previous experience covers work across multi- sector brand businesses and managing a profitable P&L. This across Government Sector and deeply mature MNCs to steer critical work for global power brands like: Visa, P&G, Unilever, GE, Mondelez, Generali and ITC.
With ‘Deep India’ exposure, supported by a team of multi-talented and multi-faceted creators and partners delivering long and short format content with multi-Million Dollar creation and dissemination budgets. This with ‘On Scale’ digital experience across brands.
Acknowledged for challenging gender inequality with Ariel #ShareTheLoad and breaking menstruation related taboos with Whisper #TouchThePickle. Democratizing dreams and pivoted access to money with debit and online payment solutions from Visa. Created and deployed #RoadsThatHonk, an initiative with HP Lubricants to make mountain roads in India safer. Triggered demand acceleration in the cruiser category with Royal Enfield’s Meteor 350 #CruiseEasy and Classic 350 #BeReborn.
Advisory Consultant and CTO Ambassador - Dell Technologies.Read More
Advisory Consultant and CTO Ambassador - Dell Technologies.
Anay is currently Advisory Consultant and CTO Ambassador at Dell Technologies . He has 15+ years of experience in IT and has worked with some of the large enterprise organization’s & customers across the world. Anay is a trusted advisor & an eminent Industry Speaker creating mindshare around next-gen technology trends & employability skills. He has also written lot of Technology blogs & has been part of renowned Industry events as Keynote Speaker or Panelist. He has multiple Industry certifications and is also passionate about giving back, photography, exploring new places & trying new cuisines.
Nikhil has over 17 years of experience in content marketing, social media, digital marketing, and advertising. A bestselling author of 5 books, he has led award-winning content and creative campaigns across various industries.
Head (SAARC) - International Operations | Ashok LeylandRead More
Head (SAARC) - International Operations | Ashok Leyland
Sujan Roy is the Head of South Asia for International Operations at Ashok Leyland and lives in Chennai.
In his last assignment he served as Head of International Business for Passenger Vehicles, Tata Motors and Head Marketing Electric Vehicles.
Mr. Roy has 3 decades of auto sales, marketing and product experience in India and abroad. He has served in various senior national level roles at Volkswagen, Honda, Mahindra, Mercedes and Lexus.
He is a technophile, traveller, avid reader and an award-winning writer and speaker.
Vice president, India & SEA | Mediasmart an Affle companyRead More
Vice president, India & SEA | Mediasmart an Affle company
Consumer Marketing professional with over a decade of experience working in FMCG, Retail, F&B & Ad-Tech set-ups with global brands like Puma, L’Oreal, Cafe Coffee Day and recently Bytedance & InMobi. He was voted & awarded as one of India’s Most innovative Mar-Tech leaders in 2019 by World Marketing Congress. With a career spanning over 14+ years – Nikhil has worked across multiple functions with his domain expertise primarily being Brand Marketing (digital & offline), Business strategy/ Sales & Go-To Market plan/ execution across consumer goods, retail & start-up eco system. In his recent roles, he has led business functions across India, SEA, EU & has previously led marketing/business functions at Cafe Coffee Day, L’Oreal, Puma, HouseJoy & InMobi.
He currently leads the business of India & Southeast Asia for mediasmart, an Affle company.
Chief Manager - Marketing & Communication | Nippon Life India AMCRead More
Chief Manager - Marketing & Communication | Nippon Life India AMC
Seasoned Marketing professional with over 15+ yrs. experience in marketing strategy, brand building, marketing communications, digital marketing, media planning & SEO.
Worked with leading business houses in Retail [Ashok Piramal Group, Essel Group], Oil & Gas [Totalfinaelf India Ltd] & BFSI [MoneyGram International & Reliance Capital]
Affable, consensus builder with sound marketing knowledge and a good blend of strategic & operational skills. Passionate about producing the quality output to drive business, market share and strong equity growth.
A self-driven individual who loves doing challenging work and my core areas of strength include marketing strategy, advertising, Digital marketing, brand building, SEO & media planning.
The latest marketing challenge came with execution of our New Year campaign 2021, geo targeting campaign – wherein we accommodated more than 4000 individuals across 2000 pin codes to promote mutual funds. A mammoth task requiring project management skills, but all in all a great experience. https://tinyurl.com/1m4phjum
Have been gladly sharing my experience with the young generation by way of guest lectures, judging presentations in various colleges on the subjects of marketing, advertising & business models. Must say the marketing knowledge sharing is mutual.
Happy to connect about marketing, adventure & life, do feel free to connect on [email protected] or call on 9819166194
Corporate Head– Marketing | Dish TV & WatchoRead More
Corporate Head– Marketing | Dish TV & Watcho
Co-founder, Director of Business Development and Strategy | SocheersRead More
Co-founder, Director of Business Development and Strategy | Socheers
With a zeal to pursue his passion and to build something from the ground up with his own hands,
Mehul first founded SoCheers.com in 2011 and then revamped it as a social media agency in 2013
with Siddharth Devnani.
Born and brought up in Mumbai, Mehul is an out-an out-city person. He loves living in the chaos.
He moved to Kota for two years to prepare for IIT-JEE. His time in the city grounded him to reality
and taught him that you need to put in the work if you want to succeed. He took the lessons to
heart and ensures his team also understands that earning a customer’s trust is an everyday job.
One must work for it each and every day.
After completing his engineering and MBA in Mumbai, he joined J. Walter Thompson, as an intern.
Keen to learn the inner workings of the industry, he grabbed all work that came his way and
absorbed knowledge with hands on experience working on various accounts across verticals. After
graduating, he moved on to join Naaptol Online Shopping as a Strategic Alliances Manager, where
he successfully handled end-to-end digital media needs of the entire shopping portal while
managing affiliates and alliances.
While working in the corporate world, he could not let go of his dream of starting his own
company. In 2013, he traded his corporate career for the entrepreneurship dream and has never
looked back. At SoCheers he has been instrumental in adding newer business verticals and
establishing the brand name to redefine industry standards. Under his leadership the company
has grown year on year and now provides services that range from social media marketing, digital
marketing, video production & merchandising.
Never a man of discipline, Mehul now oversees all the teams…or so he tries. With an eye on the
fast-changing trends in digital media.
A storyteller at heart, he handholds brands and gives them the courage take that much-needed
leap of faith. When he is not doing that you can find him at a poker table.
Mehul was also felicitated as the IMPACT 30 under 30 Entrepreneurs in 2019 and was also
included in the 50 Most Influential Global Youth Marketing Professionals in 2018 & the 100
Smartest Digital Marketing Leaders in 2019.
If it can be done, then now is the best time. This mantra has governed everything that Sahil worked towards in his 14-year long journey in the digital marketing landscape. It’s probably why he is always ahead of the curve and able to spot trends before they even trended.
Sahil has worked with more than 381clients across sectors like Auto,Consumer Electronics, FMCG, BFSI, Fashion, Retail, Pharma, Broadcast, Travel, Real Estate amongst others. He has had diverse exposure across solutions like Digital Planning, 360 Digital Commerce, Brand Strategy,Data Analytics,Content Solutions and more. More recently he has been an integral part of launchingtwo key go-to-market solutions in the multilingual digital (Bharat) and 360 digital dashboarding (DASH) space.
Currently, Sahil headsWATConsult with a key focus on People, Profit and Recognition responsibilities.No stranger to accolades, both for campaigns and his impeccable work ethic, his true milestones are the experiences he hopes to gather in his travels. It is still a tremendous list ranging from being TEDX Speaker, IMPACT’s 30 under 30, Top 50 Most Influential Youth Marketing Leaders, Top Digital Evangelists 2017, Social Samosa’s 30 Under 30 (Agency Leader) to an empanelled jury member at SMARTIES MMA APAC, Goafestand many more and collecting over 312 metals for campaigns his teams have led.
Both a constant learner and knowledge sharer, he is an ISB Hyderabad Executive Alumni as well as the industry mentor for IIM C Group Course for Digital Marketing. He is one of the youngest and fastest growing professionals in the digital marketing ecosystem in India. He is an inspiration to many young folks, exampling his meteoric rise from joining as an executive to now leading one of the largest digital agencies in the country. As the resident Apple first adopter with a penchant for all things minimalist and connected, he will never turn away anything bold, be it ideas or people.
Head of Marketing and Communications |Shemaroo Entertainment Read More
Head of Marketing and Communications |Shemaroo Entertainment
Mr. Rahul Mishra joined Shemaroo Entertainment in November 2017 and currently holds the position ofHead, Marketing and Communications.
Over the course of three years, Rahul has played a key role in shaping Shemaroo’s brand’s identity by leveraging emerging trends, thus striking a chord with the audiences and seeing success amongst competition. Hespearheaded Shemaroo’s ‘Brand Refresh’ that took place in 2018, wherein the company rebranded after 55 Years with new logo and tagline– India Khush Hua. He was also instrumental in Shemaroo expanding to newer business verticals such as in the OTT business with ShemarooMe and its entry into the Broadcast space with Shemaroo TV & Shemaroo MarathiBana.
He is a seasoned marketing professional and has a demonstrated history of helping brands excel in theMedia & Entertainment sector. His areas of specialization includes Marketing Management, OTT Marketing, Digital Strategy, Content Creation, Market Research, and Partnerships. He recognizes the true call of customer satisfaction and impactful delivery, right at the core of his audience, gaining positive traction all along the way of success.
Prior to joining Shemaroo, Rahul was the Chief Revenue Officer at CinePlay, an innovation in cinema that presents timeless stories as a digitally-immersive experience. He has had a series of successful stints, leading Marketing forIndiaCast, a Viacom18 & TV18 venture and BBC Global News, where he was the Asia Pacific Marketing Manager.
Rahul has pursued his MBA in Marketing from International Management Institute, New Delhi. He has also completed a one year Post Graduate Programme in General Management & Leadership from INSEAD, at the France & Singapore Campus.
Aman Dhall is an Indian communications specialist, widely known for his role in building the insurtech brand, Policybazaar.com. The company has emerged as a go to digital platform for death, disease & disability products in India, and is currently the most valued insurtech entity in the world, after its recent listing on the Indian bourses.
In 2019, Exchange4Media recognized Aman among India’s most influential gamechanger in the corporate communications and PR field. He has been also identified as India’s best young talent from the field of marketing, advertising, public relations and media, in various 40 under 40 lists by media houses.
He carries 16+ years of experience in media, financial services, consumer internet & development sector, and has worked in editorial, communications & advocacy roles with influential brands such as the Times of India group, UNICEF, SEDA and Magic Bus India Foundation.
He identifies himself as a proud intrapreneur, prior to PolicyBazaar, he established and ran a not-for-profit venture in the sport & development space for three years. In 2020 after his 6-year stint at Policybazaar Aman founded CommsCredible, an integrated communications agency.
During his time as an entrepreneur, he co-managed & implemented a sport development project, ‘Khel Vikas’, in collaboration with award-winning rural development organisation, Gram Vikas in Odisha and parts of Andhra Pradesh. The project supported over 1,500 tribal children with opportunities to play a sport, and pursue sporting excellence.
In his initial career, he was a journalist, and worked in the leading publications of The Times of India Group for six years. He was Principal Correspondent at The Economic Times, India’s largest business daily, when he left journalism, editing the two personal finance pages in the Sunday edition, and writing news stories & features on BFSI space.
His vision is to create a legacy for the communications fraternity who have been transforming India’s narrative with their storytelling prowess.
Aman also co-hosts #CommsChat, a first-of-its-kind chat series on LinkedIn, and contributes regularly as a guest speaker/teacher/author at various industry events/education institutions/media publications. He also sits on the jury of several prestigious media, marketing & communication forums.
Aman authored the India chapter for the Global Publisher, Routledge in its Handbook of Physical Activity Policy and Practice across the world, released in December 2017. He strongly believes that India needs a ‘sport & physical activity’ culture among masses to truly become a healthy society.