Head of Analytics & Digital Communications(L&D)
Aditya Birla Capital Limited
Poonam joined- Globally Respectable Business Conglomerate- Aditya Birla Groups Financial Arm – Aditya Birla Capital in 2013. As a Marketing Leader in the capacity of a Business CMO she led entire gamut of this Portfolio for its 5 distinct lines of businesses under the listed entity “Aditya Birla Money Limited”. It included 1st Digital PFM Business of ABCL, Wealth Management, Broking, Real Estate Advisory, Corporate Treasury & SME Lending. In her recent elevation from a business role to a corporate one, she is strategically spearheading “Digital Communications, Transformation, Performance Analytics & Technology Innovation (L&D) for ABCL’s 12 BU’s.
Poonam has close to 18 years of successful experience in the field of 360 Degree Marketing and has learned at various stages of her career all facets of the Digital World. She is an award winning professional, who has led strategies providing focused & operational leadership in unique challenging situations with proven ability to quickly analyze key business drivers & develop productive marketing strategies. An entrepreneurial mindset fluid professional with cross-functional domain expertise in BFSI, Telecom, Media, Heavy Engineering, Lifestyle, Sports, Health & Wellness. A proactive, business first marketer, focused on consistently making an impact on business with innovative ideas. A specialist with robust surround marketing, digital & social media experience, successful in integrated disruptive innovations and setting up global best practices & processes boosting brand value led market share & revenue for the businesses.
A creative brain, had been associated with small screen & All India Radio. Poonam is a well-known Business Moderator, Anchor & an Internationally Certified Life Wellness Coach (ICF), keynote speaker in industry events & a Jury member for award shows. Her quest for quality is the prime variant that sets her apart from the rest.
National SEO Director
NEO Media World
Anil Kumar Singh comes to [email protected] with more than 17 years of experience in digital advertising. currently working with [email protected] as a National Director of SEO. There he is Accountable for the agency’s SEO and content vision, and managing the growth of the product by overseeing the SEO Leads, supporting the Client Services team, and playing an active role in New Business opportunities.
He was previously India Head of SEO in Interactive avenues, Digital arm of IPG Mediabrands . He had built SEO team & business from scratch and stabilised IA into a leader in SEO for the Indian market working with major brands like ICICI BANK, Micromax, Cleartrip, SBI, Mahindra & Mahindra, GENPACT,Dishtv, Airtel and BookMyshow. Anil helped Interactive Avenues SEO Business reach scale in less than 3 years.
Qualification : Master of Computer Science (M.Sc)
Honors and Awards :
Best SEO -India Digital Media Awards 2015 Exchange4Media & Jagran June 2015
Best SEO Category Award by Afaqs! At DIGITAL AGENCY AWARDS 2015 Afaqs! & Jagran.com August 2015
Head of Marketing
Red Chilies Entertainment
Binda has over 15 years of experience in Marketing, Brand Management, Digital Intelligence & Consumer Analytics. She comes with a deep understanding of the Indian media and entertainment space and has led marketing campaigns across categories for different markets. She has been awarded by BBC Knowledge as one of ‘the Greatest Marketing Influencers of 2017.
She currently heads marketing for Red Chilies Entertainment and is responsible for managing relationships with talent, creative, production, and distribution to align goals and drive all marketing campaigns. She drives partnerships across the digital and traditional platform, identifying business opportunities and driving revenue through in-film and co-branded partnerships. She has led 360-degree campaigns for a wide range of movies like Dilwale, Raees, Dear Zindagi, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Ittefaq, Zero, and Badla.
She has also led the marketing initiatives for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in 2016, developed the #AmiKKR campaign, which deeply resonated with the fans. KKR became the first team to have an exclusive television show, called ‘Knight Club’ on Star Sports.
During her stint at Star India, she has steered strategic projects for their Hindi, Regional and English Entertainment channels.
Head – Marketing & PR
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
Head Corporate Marketing
Edelweiss Financial Services
Sheena is a marketer with over 15 years of experience having held various leadership positions with Edelweiss Group and with Times Group for nearly 11 years across their media, real estate and financial services division.
She’s currently working with Edelweiss Group as VP Marketing, spearheading brand and corporate marketing initiatives for the group. She is instrumental in building the sports association for the Group as Principal Sponsor Team India for Olympics. She manages brand ambassadors including Irrfan Khan, Hima Das, Manika Batra, Rani and Saina Nehwal in the past. She has led award winning integrated brand campaigns including CWG & Asian Games 2018, SME Business Loans amongst many others. In 3 years with Edelweiss, she has bagged over 50 marketing awards for various initiatives.
Prior to this, she was heading Innovations for Times of India Group pan India and driving revenues through innovative, clutter breaking advertising solutions that include disruptive ads, fragrance issues, augmented reality app (Alive) and a plethora of creative uses of print and digital media. Most were award winning campaigns, bagging Gold & Silver at Abbys 2014 for Most Innovative Brand Campaign – Vaseline and for augmented reality app TimesAlive. The campaigns also won at prestigious INMA Awards for Best New Mobile Service and Best Idea to Create Profit Centre. She was also conferred the “Chairman’s Award for Excellence” at BCCL.
In her previous stints, she was heading marketing for Artha Property, real estate division of Times Group, where she set up the company as part of the co-promoter team, having successfully launched over 50 residential projects across South India. Before Artha, she was heading brand and communciation for TimesofMoney, the financial services division of the group, accredited with being ‘World’s No. I Money Transfer Portal’(ACNielsen).
By qualification, she has done her Brand Management Course from ISB, Hyderabad and holds an MBA from SIBM, Pune. She has represented India at the International Relations Conference at Oxford on a full scholarship and has won multiple awards, including Award for Innovation by TSCFM and ‘Innovator in Marketing’ at the International Women Leaders Forum.
Head of Brand
A decade of experience in Marketing and Brand Communication with specialization in Digital.
Astute understanding of various digital marketing channels coupled with solid technical knowledge gives me an edge in implementing brand related campaigns derived from the overall business objectives. Data is an integral part of my work style ensuring a fair balance of execution and result KPIs, important for any strategy to be successful.
The work done during my stint with Godrej won awards by “Asia Retail Congress” and “CMO Asia Brand and Marketing Excellence Awards”.
Relevant areas of core strengths – Digital strategy in Search, Social, Mobile, User Experience on web and mobile, Analytics mapping on Search and Social channels, User journey management, SEM, Online Reputation Management, SEO, eCRM, Media planning and performance marketing.
Business Director, Luxury Grooming
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
Founder & COO
MensXP & Indiatimes Lifestyle Network
Angad Bhatia is a part of the senior leadership team at Times Internet. He is the Founder of
MensXP and the COO of TIL’s emerging media track called Indiatimes Lifestyle Network.
At Times Internet, he founded the Indiatimes Lifestyle Network which includes
Indiatimes.com, MensXP, iDiva, WhatsHot etc. and led it through an explosive growth
phase, from 5 million to over 40 million unique users in 18 months. ILN is a youth and new
media collective that is built around the social web. In December 2016, Indiatimes.com was
ranked the world’s most engaged brand on Facebook ahead of Fox, CNN, Nytimes,
Huffington-Post, Buzzfeed, etc.
Head- Content & Experience
Gayatri Sundaram is an experience enthusiast, vibrant content creator and marketing professional with
over 12 years’ across the entertainment industry. In her role at KidZania India as Head of Content &
Experience, she handles a key portfolio of driving customized experiences during the launch of two
facilities in India [Mumbai and Delhi NCR]. Her job is to create mindful and purpose-driven experiences
for brand and business amalgamation.
She has worked with Doordarshan in the films and marketing division, TBWA as a copywriter, At
Big FM she was responsible for the programming, show strategies and brand solutions. During
her tenure with Zee TV, she was largely handling reality shows for Zee Café and Zee Studio
alongside Innovations and AFPs for niche channels.
She practices “Adapt, Adopt, Evolve!”,as the mantra for success in content creation and
consumption. She loves travelling, reading, scuba diving and equipping new moms to tricks and
tips of motherhood. Even in her leisure she continues storytelling but to her toddler son.
Marketing Head, English Cluster
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN)
Rohan Jain is responsible for driving the marketing strategy for SPN’s English Cluster,
comprising Sony PIX, AXN and Sony BBC Earth.
He is a marketing professional with an expertise in Product Management, Brand
Management, Customer Segmentation and Consumer Lifecycle Management. With over 14
years of extensive experience in consumer marketing, Rohan thrives in influencing
consumer behaviour by understanding consumer lifecycle and building experiences that
deliver on the brand promise.
Prior to joining SPN, Rohan was with Vodafone Idea where he was leading marketing for the
East region. Prior to that, he headed marketing for the Mumbai region, and has worked
extensively in improving internet penetration via consumer segmentation, pricing and
An engineering graduate from Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science
Indore (SGSITS), Rohan holds an MBA degree from IIM Lucknow.
Rohan has a passion for long distance running, with many marathons under his belt. He also
likes to play squash and read about history and politics.
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
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
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.
Professional site: https://sites.google.com/site/rembrandconsultants/
Marketing Director- CEEMEA
Balaji is an integrated marketing communication professional with over 16 years of extensive experience in building brands for both global and Indian companies.
In his current role as Marketing Director, CEEMEA for Franklin Templeton, Balaji is responsible for marketing strategy and building brand SOV for the CEEMEA region. The region covers over 20 countries across Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa and focuses 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. 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 multiple awards in India and globally across creativity, content, innovation and effectiveness. Very recently, he was conferred with the citation of “Marketing Influencer of the Year” by DMA Asia at the 2018 DMA Asia Echo Awards.
Group Chief Marketing Officer
Eros International PLC:
As Group CMO, Manav looks after both Eros Now and the studio business. He is responsible for
brand, consumer growth & retention, talent, trade and PR across both these businesses. In his
earlier role he was founder CMO for ALTBalaji, India’s first SVOD OTT platform which broke
the notion that Indians don’t pay for content.
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. He was
also part of founding co 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.
A Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation awardee, Rajiee M Shinde is CEO, Showbox, and a
prominent figure in the Punjabi music industry with wide-ranging experience in
entrepreneurship, programme planning and production. She is a well-known film producer with
chart-busting Punjabi films like Disco Singh and Zorawar to her credit. She has conceptualized
and launched numerous events and talent hunt shows in India and abroad.
Ms Shinde was CEO with PTC Network, where she launched and managed four Punjabi
channels. Ms Shinde is a former business head at ETC Punjabi channel of Zee Group.
Ms Shinde has been conferred with many prestigious awards such as Dada Saheb Phalke Film
Foundation Award for ‘Women Entrepreneur of the Year for TV & Films’. She is the recipient of
Magicka Women Achiever Award 2016, Sangrur Heritage Award 2016, and Vishwa Punjabi
Gaurav Puraskar 2016 for her immense contribution to the Punjabi entertainment industry.
Additionally, she has been conferred with Excellence in Media in the BIMSTEC-SAARC Women
Empowerment Forum 2017 organized by ASSOCHAM under the Ministry of External Affairs.
Head of Marketing & E-Commerce
Ryan is the Head of Marketing & E-Commerce at Pantaloons. As the CMO & Digital business leader, he plays a critical role in building out the Pantaloons brand strategy, strengthening digital marketing capability, building a strong insights agenda and accelerating the class leading customer loyalty program. He holds the mandate to scale-up and grow Pantaloons’ fashion e-tail business, on Pantaloons.com as well on leading fashion market places like Myntra, Flipkart Fashion, Amazon &Ajio.
Ryan has close to 20 years of rich experience across sectors ranging from Smartphones, FMCG, Financial Services and Retail with consumer focussed companies like Nestle, GSK Consumer Healthcare, Nokia, Microsoft and ABFRL. He has lived & worked in cities like London, Johannesburg, Dubai, Delhi & Mumbai and has held business responsibilities at a country, regional & global levels. In his career, Ryan has successfully built brands by leveraging traditional FMCG tools of consumer insight, mass media & product innovation whilst also driving the data analytics & digital transformation agenda forward
Prior to Pantaloons, he was the Global Head, E-Commerce & Go-to-market for Nokia Phones brand licensee HMDGlobal& was based out of the UAE. Ryan holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Chief Marketing Officer
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.
VP- Brands & Special Projects
A passionist at heart, Ankoor believes in the power of Energy & Energize. He brings with him a pedigree of 19 years across the spectrum of print, digital, mobile, events across functions ,along with a strong network of C-Suite which he drives with Return on Relationships. Having had the opportunity to haveworked with diverse teams, Ankoor also has been part of the core teams to launch key international IPs and pilot projects in India. Trained from Dale Carnegie in ‘Mentoring to Develop Talent’ , Ankoor also completed a residential executive education program from ISB Hyderabad in Digital & Social Media Marketing Strategies. An avid writer and speaker, Ankoor has done guest lecture at NIT Trichy and was nominated as Chairman and speaker at 2nd and 3rd edition of Marketing Analytics Summit while also being in the Jury panel for DMA Asia Echo Awards 2019. Ankoor believes in unlearning, learning and having stimulating conversations around what can make the world a better place.
Chief Content Officer
Madhavi has been one of the founding members of Nykaa and has been instrumental in shaping
the content, communication and design strategy of the site
In her current role she oversees multiple content rich offerings at Nykaa such as the digital
magazine – Beauty Book, the online interactive beauty forum powered by user generated
content – Nykaa Network, branded and expert video content – Nykaa TV, she also leads the site
curation, discovery and engagement metrics via Buying Guides, Monthly Stores and Routine
Prior to Nykaa, she worked with a Hyderabad-based health and wellness portal,
www.wellinformed.in as Vice President, Content Management
A veteran journalist with over three decades of experience spanning India and overseas, she has
worked in leading Indian newspapers including The Telegraph, Times of India, The Independent,
and The Economic Times, besides international organizations such as USAID, Africa Innovation
Foundation and International Women of Istanbul
Madhavi did her post-graduate diploma in Journalism at the Indian Institute of Mass
Communication (1986) and Bachelor of Science (with Honors) from Lady Brabourne College,
Calcutta University and majored in Botany, with Zoology and Chemistry (1982-1985)
Chief Executive Officer
DAN Performance Group
Vivek Bhargava is CEO, DAN Performance Group. A digital entrepreneur and one of the most respected digital evangelists in the country; Vivek heads all the digital performance agencies of Dentsu Aegis Network and is responsible for their growth and expansion of the DAN Performance Group through additional acquisitions in the performance space. A frontrunner in the digital revolution in India, Vivek believes ‘digital’ is much more than mere marketing medium – a catalyst and multiplier across every aspect of business. Prior to this, Vivek was the CEO at iProspect India, a part of the Dentsu Aegis Network. Vivek began his entrepreneurial journey in 1997 when he founded Communicate 2. The company joined hands with iProspect from the Dentsu Aegis Network in 2012 and led the new entity, iProspect Communicate 2, as Founder and Managing Director. The company was rebranded as iProspect India at the end of 2015 with Vivek as CEO until 2016, when he assumed the present position. DAN Performance Group includes iProspect India, SVG Media, Sokrati and DAN Consult. While iProspect India and Sokrati are leaders in digital performance business, SVG leads when it comes to digital marketing and DAN Consult is a consulting arm helping companies grow revenue using digital. Career highlights:
Donned the role of an investor in the reality television show The Vault which funds innovative start-ups by promising entrepreneurs instantly. He has invested in companies like Foodebaba, Awesummly, Chimera, Eon Energy, Sarva Yoga, Neveshi Box.ai. Empowerji, Spinart etc
TEDx speaker – has delivered two talks in the past on “How money can buy happiness” and “Happiness is a muscle”.
Regular orator at global events such as ad:tech, SES, SMX, I-com and the Apex Digital conferences in India. Has also been invited for guest lectures by various institutes of repute, including IITs and IIMs.
Co-Chair at SEMPO APAC and on the advisory board of industry bodies like ad:tech, DMAi and DMTI, he is also a member of Young Presidents Organisation and
Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) Mumbai.
Has been awarded in individual capacity for invaluable contribution to the digital marketing fraternity on several occasions, most notably ‘Marketer of the Year’, and named one of the top 50 digital icons of India.
Under his able leadership, iProspect India has won over 100 industry awards in India and globally.
Owner of team Empowerji Challengers in the Ultimate Tennis Table league, the country's first-ever professional table tennis league.
Co-Owner of Mumbai Games team “Flying Falcons” which won the Gold in Season 1 and owner of team Mumbai Super League team King Pong, which also won gold in the Season 1.
Founder & CEO
Sarvesh, an avid reader and a Digital Marketing expert, founded Techmagnate in 2006. Under his leadership the company has distinguished itself as a provider of high quality and ethical SEO services. He takes great pride in having grown Techmagnate into a globally competitive brand.
1. Masters Degree in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh where he was awarded the Kennametal Fellowship for outstanding academic performance and research work.
2. Invited as a Speaker at the CMS Asia 2019, in Mumbai
3. Featured as a Digital Marketing expert on India Ahead News TV channel
4. He has been instrumental in the setting up and growth of several start-ups
o Started as a Consultant to Baggout (a portal for urban women covering AZ of fashion, beauty and
lifestyle) which led to a formal Partnership between Sarvesh & Baggout moving ahead
o Co-founded WFM (Windows & Façade – An online marketplace for information & shop for windows,
façades and fenestration) taking care of Technology & Digital.
o Co-Founded FRed – Field Reporting Software helps businesses track their field force and manage their field operations.
o Acquired BlogX (India’s largest Blogging Conference and “X” Factor Blogging Community with direct access to bloggers and influencers across niches) organized 2 successful yearly mega Events of Bloggers & Influencers (more than 500 attendees) in New Delhi.
Some of Techmagnate’s Awards and Accolades under Sarvesh
1. Awarded Best Content in a Digital Campaign by M-Cube Awards 2018
2. Awarded Best Performance Driven Mobile Marketing Campaign by M-Cube Awards 2018
3. Ranked amongst the top 5 App Marketing Companies globally by Clutch in 2018.
4. Awarded Best SEO Campaign by Drivers of Digital 2017
5. Featured as the best company to work in by CIO Review Magazine in 2017.
6. Been a GOOGLE PREMIER PARTNER since 2017
7. Ranked amongst the top 5 SEO Companies in India by Silicon India in 2015
8. Consistently featured amongst the Best Search Marketing Companies over TopSEOs since 2008 in the
BEST SEO in India
BEST Integrated Search Marketing Company (SEO and PPC)
BEST SEO Reseller
9. Recognized as the SEO and PPC Company of the year for 2014 by CIO Review
Radhika heads the Business Development for Times Internet. She is responsible for Content acquisition and Distribution through Strategic Partnerships. She launched French media venture News Republic’s business in India, and led its acquisition by Cheetah Mobile at $57 Mn and later to ByteDance at $86 Mn respectively. As the Head of
Digital Products, she led digital initiatives & marketing efforts for one of India’s oldest and most reputed media outlets, The Hindu. She has worked in different roles across various sectors like Telecom, IT , Media & Internet for last 15 years . She is an avid marathoner , open water swimmer and deep sea diver.
Nitin leads one of India’s largest digital-first marketing communications agencies, Magnon\TBWA, in the capacity of its Managing Director. In March 2014, Nitin became one of the youngest multinational agency Managing Directors
in the history of Indian advertising. The agency he leads is part of the Fortune 500 Omnicom Group, and is an integral arm of TBWA, a global top-10 advertising network. While leading the award-winning agency, Nitin loves to stay hands-on with the business. He has directly led winning numerous key relationships for the agency including- Suzuki, Michelin, Standard Chartered Bank, UNICEF, Sony, Hyundai, Daikin, Valvoline, Hilton etc. His deep understanding of the digital medium and the ability to adapt & align in the ever- evolving advertising domain has resulted into creative disruption for numerous brands. As part of his zeal to give-back, Nitin is associated with several industry & academic forums including IMT Institutes, DMA ASIA ECHO Awards and Silicon India. He is also on the advisory panel of several start-ups in the digital marketing & advertising domain including
The Higher Pitch, Nine Triangles and RefEarn. A Google certified mobile advertising expert and an alumnus of Omnicom University, at heart, he remains a self-proclaimed auto-expert, Schumacher cult follower and a thorough
Group Executive Creative Director
Leo Burnett, Mumbai, INDIA
Building brands and creating brand legends is what Kumuda believes her raison d'être in advertising is. And that’s what she’s done over the last couple of decades.From Mudra DDB, to Ogilvy, Y&R and Leo Burnett, she has worked on almost every category for mega clients such as P&G, Colgate, General Mills, Fiat, Heinz and Amazon across the Asia-Pacific region. Her iconic ‘God’s Own Country’ campaign for Kerala Tourism turned this Indian state into abrand of its own. She launched one of India’s most memorable campaigns for P&G’s Tide. As
the Regional and Global Creative Director for Rejoice Shampoo, she developed Effie award-winning communication through music marketing.She has won nominations and awards both nationally and internationally. She was on the
Clio 2019 Jury for Branded Entertainment and Content. At Ad Stars, 2019, she was part of the Final Jury for Print & Design and the President of the Young Stars jury. Earlier she was the President of the Print Jury for the Lisbon Ad Fest. She has directed ad films for the Indian and US market. She runs a beach hut resort in Goa and has just kick-started an online platform for part-time professionals called ‘Halfful’. But her pride and joy remains all the
creative people she has mentored. All are now creative leaders – each one building brands and creating brand legends of their own.
Assistant Vice President & Head- Marketing and Digital Solutions
Priyadarshi Banerjee is a cross functional media & marketing strategist with a decade’s experience having worked across multiple functions in the publishing industry – including Consumer Marketing, Retail Sales, Digital Brand Solutions, Content and Audience strategy, Circulation Sales & Distribution, CRM & Analytics, E-commerce, Creative Strategy and Campaign Management. He has spent over 10 years working for global publishing brands like Readers Digest and National Geographic in India and Singapore, where he looked after their Direct-to-Consumer, International Licensing and Merchandising Businesses.
Priyadarshi has also had a short stint in the business of Advertising, where he worked in the area of Aviation, Lubricants, BFSI and FMCG brands specializing in running consumer & trade loyalty programs. His educations background includes prestigious names like St. Xavier’s College Kolkata and IMT Ghaziabad. In his current role with Worldwide Media Pvt Ltd, Priyadarshi handles a unique dual portfolio of being a product marketer and a digital brand solutions strategist, championing both traditional and new media causes for the company, by focusing on print readership growth, as well as digital ad revenues.
Priyadarshi is an empiricist to the core, a firm believer in the new media revolution and consumer evolution theories, apart from being a part time musician and an avid traveler.