In this category of awards, we wish to acknowledge the great content being produced and provided to the consumers on TelevisionView More
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In this category of awards, we wish to acknowledge the great content being produced and provided to the consumers on Social Platforms (YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / LinkedIn / Blogs, etc.)View More
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India Content Leadership is a forum designed specifically to promote content developers, discuss the trends in the content industry, and identify and reward individuals, enterprises, and agencies which have done exemplary work in content development, content marketing, and content publishing – online as well as offline channels, and affiliate networks.
Chief Marketing Officer
Manav Sethi leads ALTBalaji as the Chief Marketing Officer. He launched this platform in April 2017 and oversees the company’s overall communication strategy in India and internationally.
In his last role at Getit he launched multiple businesses and brands in India and Malaysia across Yellow pages, Horizontal Marketplace and verticals like grocery and furniture, mobile wallet and a merchant lending platform.
At Reliance Big Entertainment, he was the founder of then India’s largest online local search platform that got investment interests from Navteq & acquisition interest from Justdial. While at Reliance, he also worked on launching businesses across FM Radio, Music, Motion Pictures, Movie rental & download, online gaming & a JV with Dreamworks Animation SKG.
In his earlier stints, Manav exited a startup in stealth mode that created an IP that helped telecom towers reduce their energy costs.
He has formal education in Management and Law.
Chief Officer - Content
Madhavi, Chief Officer – Content at Nykaa, has Senior-level Content Management experience with start-ups, specializing in beauty, health and wellness. A founding member of India’s largest online beauty e-commerce company Nykaa.com, Madhavi also has extensive local and international experience, specifically with US-based health aid agencies in Africa and international NGOs and healthcare insurance companies. Besides working with various newspapers in The Times group in Mumbai, she has also worked as a Health and Wellness Consultant with corporates offering customized health and disease management programs and newsletters.
Specialties: Content Management, Start-ups, Health Counseling, Coaching, Disease Management, Writing
Ali Hussein who is spearheading Eros’s digital initiatives including Eros Now (Eros International’s OTT platform), brings with him extensive experience through his impressive track record of over 15 years in the media entertainment and digital space.
Ali has been an entrepreneur and Board Advisor to Discovery Networks and other start-ups in the media and technology domain.
His experience spans across organizations such as Google, Viacom 18 and Hungama where he has held key positions.
His expertise comes from complex mandates across mobile marketing, content syndication and distribution
Chief Executive Officer
DAN Performance Group
Vivek Bhargava has been elevated as the CEO of DAN Performance Group. The former CEO of iProspect now heads all digital performance agencies of Dentsu Aegis Network. This includes iProspect, SVG, Sokrati and the newly launched iProspect Consult.
He consults an impressive roster of 500+ clients in offices based out of Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune. He advises clients on the most effective digital strategies for their brands.
SVP - Marketing & PR
Over the last 18 years, Kapil launched as well as re-positioned brands, set up new business verticals and led cross functional teams on challenging projects – and across all of these experiences, this above mantra has been his driving force. He has been part of the core team that scripted the turn-around of 9XM and rebuilt it from a one TV channel operation to India’s largest music broadcast network. He is passionate about branding and marketing and its impact on consumer behaviour. Over the years, I’ve bridged traditional forms of mass media with both experiential marketing & new forms of digital marketing, to build a lasting connection between the brand and end consumer
Head – Digital Business
ABP News Network
Ramakrishnan is a Digital management professional with more than 18 years experience starting up Digital Businesses for Media companies in India. He has worked for leading media players in India viz. Mid-Day Multimedia in Mumbai, ABP group in Kolkata and part of the startup team of Publicitas Digital in India. At present he is with ABP News Network since 2008 where he has laid the foundation of the Digital Business in the organization.
He has a Masters degree in Physics and an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management. He is a keen Yoga buff
Head - Digital Business
Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited
Uday Sodhi has been heading the digital and new media business at SPN for the SonyLIV
platform since 2014.
SonyLIV is SPN’s premium Video on demand (VOD) service providing multi-screen
engagement to users on all devices. Launched in January 2013, it enables users to discover
22 years of rich content from the network channels of Sony Pictures Networks’ Pvt. Ltd.
SonyLIV refreshed its brand identity in December 2017. The renewed brand ethos “We LIV
to Entertain” promises to make SonyLIV the ultimate destination for rich entertainment
across genres, screen types and audience preferences. With the best sporting action line-
up, this year from cricketing extravaganza of India series, biggest football tournament like UEFA Champions league, UEFA Europa League, FIFA Under 17 Football World Cup along with other adrenaline sports like WWE, Moto GP, SonyLIV is all set to continue to enthrall its audience.
At SPN, Uday is responsible for driving SPN’s OTT platform’s growth trajectory and revenue
streams of the new media initiatives by broadening the networks’ horizons to digital and
mobile businesses and has over 27 years of experience across varied broadcast and digital
Aditi is part of the founding team at Pocket Aces, a Sequoia Capital-funded, new age socially-distributed, multi-format, digital entertainment company making highly engaging content for the millennial audience via its channels FilterCopy, Dice Media, and Gobble. Aditi also advises Intellecap, where she set up the Intellecap Impact Investment Network, the world’s largest angel network investing in for-profit businesses, dedicated to creating a positive social impact across India and East Africa. She has worked closely with entrepreneurs, advising them on their business models and growth strategy.
Prior to joining Intellecap, Aditi spent over 5 years at Goldman Sachs in New York, specializing in quantitative equity research, trading and portfolio management. Aditi graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. She is a CFA (USA) charter holder, a Shaper in the World Economic Forum Global Shaper Mumbai Hub, and a TiE Mumbai Charter Member.
She currently serves on the advisory boards of Jibu, an affordable clean drinking water enterprise in East Africa, and Impact Business Leaders, an organization dedicated to grooming more talent for the impact space.
Aditi is passionate about problem-solving, dance, and travel. She calls Kuwait (where she grew up) and Mumbai (where she currently resides) home.
Chief Marketing Officer
Singla is the Chief Marketing Officer of Angel Broking and the core member
driving Angel in its growth trajectory in the digital world. A technologist by
training and marketer by passion, Mr Gagan Singla is one of those
rare professionals who can simultaneously handle responsibilities of a marketer
and a data scientist. In fact, his analytical, data-driven approach adds a new
dimension to marketing. With unmatched skills in Marketing, Technology and a
thorough understanding of Analytics, Mr Singla is leading the Digital
Transformation at Angel Broking. Mr Singla’s Core Competencies
include digital and mobile strategy, digital marketing and scaling, customer
analytics and insights, product management, data and technology
driven enterprise transformations, brand building, Corporate
With more than 12 years of experience –primarily in delivering large analytics-driven transformations across multiple sectors and geographies, Mr Singla is the go-to man when it comes to devising strategies that are extremely focused and stakeholder-specific. In his eventful professional career, Mr Gagan Singla has worked with prominent names like Hughes, PwC, Deloitte and Quikr India with extensive assignments in the UK and the USA. Prior to coming on-board with Angel Broking, Mr. Singla was the global CMO of Simplilearn, an online education provider of professional certification training, based in Scotts Valley, California, USA. Mr Singla contributed significantly to Simplilearn’s marketing efforts in India and Global Markets.
Head of Marketing
Kansai Nerolac Paints
17 years of consumer marketing experience across sectors viz:
FMCG, Automobiles, Telecom & a single brand retail start up.
P&L impacting roles delivering exponential growth on brands addressing diverse TG’s including youth (preteens & teens), families, working professionals and BoP / farming communities across urban & rural geographies.
Proud member of teams credited with brand & product launch, new market creation and wins at Guinness World Records, Abby’s & WOW awards.
Competencies: Design & launch sharply targeted marketing campaigns. Design brand architectures and dimensioning initiatives. Chasing ROI on marketing programs. Collaborative relationships across ‘g-local’ platforms. Develop team members’ competence; engage their passion and commitment. Timely decision-making grounded in customer knowledge and market analysis, follow through on execution.
Specialties: New product launch # Brand properties (Endorsements & Assets) # Category Management # Consumer engagements (offline / online) # Digital outreach # Segmentation # Product positioning # Integrated marketing # Market Research # Startup / Turnaround # Advertising & Promotions # ATL/BTL # Agency management (creative, media, PR, experiential & OOH) # Rural Marketing # Portfolio profitability # Budget Management # Multi lingual oHEad
Vice President- Media Management
Currently- Vice President, Media Management at Samsung India- India’s leading advertiser in the personal technology space
Led ZO gain No 6 RECMA ranking with aggressive new biz wins and client retention across all significant ones making ZO Delhi as the larges not agency office in Delhi
Won the R3 No1 nomination for the first rank in India New Business League in 2011.
Won businesses like Reckitt Benckiser, Toshiba, Honda, Apollo Tyres, Aviva, Micromax, Jabong, Cargill Foods, Mc Cain Foods, Aviva, OLX, Telenor, Siemens, IDBI Federal
Led the successful integration of Resultrix- India’s leading search specialist agency
Awarded Effie awards for work on Ministry of Tourism- international campaigns.
Worked with HT on role of print for reach/ recall was an Emvies silver recipient
Won the Maruti AOR biz in the first place when MUL started the AOR set up
Guest Lecturer at prestigious institutes like IIMT ,MICA
Executive Director and CMO
SBI Funds Management
Srinivas Jain is the Executive Director & Chief Marketing officer at SBI Funds Management – SBIFM (SBI Mutual Fund), SBIFM mission is to provide best in class investment management expertise to investors, SBIFM is building products, solutions, and tools from small retail investors to sophisticated global institutional investors.
Srinivas Jain is a senior CXO level professional with over 23 years experience in Banking and financial services industry of which 19 years in Investment management industry.
Head - Digital Marketing & PR
Hero Cycles Ltd
Ashish is a marketing professional with over 16 years of experience into various verticals of marketing. He currently heads the Digital Marketing function for Hero Motors Group which includes companies like, Hero Cycles, Firefox Bikes, Hero Motors, BSH (Srilanka), Avocet Sports (UK), Munjal Kiriu, Hero ZFH, Hero Global Design Centre (Manchester), Munjal Hospitality & lifestyle chain OMA.
During the career span of 16+ years, he had worked for brands like Nokia, eBay, General Motors, HCL, Vodafone, Jubilant and extensively trained on consumer/trade/B2B marketing/ Analytics. He has handled assignments of Digital Marketing, Consumer Insights, Data Analytics, CRM, ecommerce, product management, pricing, placement, consumer promotion, brand launch, brand management, events, incentive schemes, PR management, trade promotions, branding & visibility planning to name a few.
Ashish is decently tech savvy in amalgamation of various platforms (mobile/web/voice) & technologies and the usage of data mining & visualisation software’s like Tableau apart of advance excel.
Ashish is a music buff besides being an avid reader, and loves to cycle around in his free time
Co Founder and COO
An itch for innovation and smart creativity drove her towards
advertising, media and communications in 2007. Since then she has worked with
corporates, startups, agencies and has been lucky enough to interact with some
of the finest people of our industry. While doing that she explored the need
for cutting-egde & leading-edge communications in today’s market.
Her entire league has been in the digital front which comprises of strategy, social media, digital engagement and mobile derivative. Having essayed roles from Account Managers to Marketing Manager to Head digital strategy and engagement in her roles with Zoom tv, Interactive Avenues, Dealsandyou.com, Airtel and now GRAPES DIGITAL; the key thing she believe lies in ‘UNLEARNING’. This helps you to think of “out of the box” to campaign ideas with the help of newer platforms to engage with your audience.
A bronze medalist from the Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad for academic excellence during her PGDM (Communications) and a distinction holder in computer engineering, Shradha is a digital strategist and believes in no fool-notion.
Specialties: Digital Media Intelligence, Innovative thinking, Analytics and Consumer Insights to get creative bend. communications. Building and running teams, setting processes and people for companies.
VP-Content and Strategy
Priyanka Sehgal has over 19 years of experience across TV and digital, with stints in some of the largest media organizations in the country, including Network 18, Times Now and NDTV. With extensive experience across strategy, product, growth, monetization, content, programming and partnerships, she has set up processes, created content and launched channels which still run effectively across organizations. She has overseen primetime programming, created and executed IPs, turned around TV ratings, set up broadcast chains, forayed into regional content and managed P&L responsibility.
Additionally, she has worked with different brands across TV & digital while setting up branded content divisions, which has given her an in-depth understanding of brands and their ethos. Her IP, ‘Power of Shunya’, won a silver at the Goafest Creative Abby’s 2014 and ‘Amazing Indians Awards’ won at the WOW awards for the on-ground event category. Priyanka’s current focus in Network 18 is on scaling up the digital and leading content, strategy, product, and revenue. 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 tastes.
She was awarded the Women Leadership Achievement Award in 2016 & the Women Super Achiever Award in 2017 at the World Women Leadership Congress. During the time she was overseeing primetime programming, NDTV 24×7 won the Best English News Channel of the year award. She contributed to ET Now dislodging the number 1 channel – CNBC. In her current stint at Network 18, Moneycontrol was awarded the Content Marketeer of the year award at DMAI Awards for a project she led, her recent IP on Firstpost 9 Months qualified as a finalist in the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Sector at the Indian Marketing Awards.
National Head, Original Content & Licensing
Ganesh is an entertainment business professional with over 18 years of experience across the Indian Digital Content, Music, Radio, Movies and Advertising businesses with a deep understanding of and experience in content management. He is an alumnus of IIM, Calcutta and NIT, Rourkela. Across his stints with Sony Music, The Times Group and FCB Ulka, Ganesh has helped create, market and distribute video and audio content across multiple Indian language markets. He has also worked closely on film projects with Dharma Productions, Aamir Khan Productions, Madras Talkies, etc. as well as with eminent music talent including Gulzar, Javed Akhthar, A.R. Rahman, Shankar Ehsan Loy, Vishal Bhardwaj and Shreya Ghoshal. He was instrumental in getting popular sports content published on home video format before the digital boom.
Ganesh now heads the Original Content business for Mirchi, through which he has successfully lead managed the creation, monetisation and marketing of the company’s multiple digital shows across languages including the biggest Tamil series ever, ‘Kalyanam – Conditions Apply’, and more recently the Gujarati web series ‘Jalsa Party with Dhvanit’.
Ganesh has also served as guest faculty at multiple business and media colleges including MICA and COMMITS, Bangalore. He has also featured as part of expert cricket panel discussions on television and has been part of a team building exercise for the Mumbai Indians IPL team.
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